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Apple announces second annual Apple Music Awards

Apple has announced the winners of the second annual Apple Music Awards that “recognize the best and boldest musicians of 2020 and their enormous impact on global culture.”

They honor achievements in music across five distinct categories, and winners are chosen through a process that reflects both Apple Music’s editorial perspective and what customers around the world are loving most. The winners for global Artist of the Year, Songwriter of the Year, and Breakthrough Artist of the Year were hand-selected by Apple Music’s global editorial team; the awards for Top Song of the Year and Top Album of the Year are based on streaming data that is reflective of what Apple Music subscribers have been listening to this year.

The Apple Music Awards celebration kicks off Monday, December 14, 2020, with a week of special performances, fan events, interviews, and more, streaming worldwide on Apple Music, Apple Music TV, and the Apple TV app. Fans who are not already subscribed to Apple Music can sign up for a three-month free trial at

The winners of the 2020 Apple Music Awards are:

° Artist of the Year: Lil Baby

° Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Megan Three Stallion

° Songwriter of the Year: Taylor Swift

° Top Song of the Year: “The Box” by Roddy Ricch

° Top Album of the Year: “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” by Roddy Ricch

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.