Bad Bunny is Apple Music’s 2022 Artist of the Year
Global recording artist Bad Bunny was announced today as Apple Music’s Artist of the Year, in recognition of the musician’s artistic excellence and influence on global culture in 2022. So many music’s biggest stars released amazing music in 2022 – one truly owned the year. Released last May A Verano Sin Ti, the artist’s sixth project in four years, is Apple Music’s most streamed album of 2022 and now the greatest Latin album of all time. And beyond the jaw-dropping numbers, Bad Bunny has truly ushered in a seismic shift in global pop over the past few years.
“We are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of Bad Bunny, whose influence on every corner of culture could not be ignored in 2022,” said Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Music and Beats. “Watching Bad Bunny go from an Apple Music Up Next Artist in 2018 to our Artist of the Year this year has been nothing short of amazing. We congratulate him on his banner year and for continuing to bring Latin music to a global audience. massive.
“When I started, I didn’t have a global fan base,” Bad Bunny told Apple Music in an exclusive film, released today, that closes in on 2022 Artist of the Year. I am grateful for all that I have accomplished and all that I have been through. The Latin music movement has grown so much. I would never take all the credit or say, “It’s because of me. No, it’s each of us. A whole generation. Our energy and our presence are always felt. After receiving the Apple Music Award, he added, “Thank you Apple Music and everyone who listens to my music every day. I’m very happy !