Apple Music’s Artist Of The Year was today announced by Bad Bunny, a global recording artist. This honor recognizes the musician’s artistic excellence as well as his influence on global culture in 2022. Many of the biggest music stars in music released incredible music in 2022. One truly owned the year. Un Verano Sin Ti was the sixth album by the artist in just four years. It is now Apple Music’s most-streamed album and the largest Latin album. Beyond the impressive numbers, Bad Bunny truly has ushered in a seismic shift within global pop music over the last few years.
Oliver Schusser (Apple’s vice president for Apple Music and Beats), said that “We are thrilled to celebrate Bad Bunny’s achievements, whose influence has on every corner of culture could not be overlooked in 2022.” “Watching Bad Bunny rise from being an Apple Music Up Next Artist in 2018 to become our Artist of The Year this year was nothing short of amazing. We wish him well for his record-breaking year, and for continuing to spread Latin music to a large global audience.
Bad Bunny tells Apple Music that he didn’t have a worldwide fan base when he started. This is a special film that reveals the intimate story of the 2022 Artists of the Year. “I am grateful for all I have accomplished and all I have experienced. Latin music has evolved so much. I wouldn’t take all the credit, or say it’s because of myself. No, it’s all of us. It’s a whole generation. “Our energy and presence are always felt.” He added after being presented with the Apple Music Award. “I’m very happy!”
Discover Bad Bunny’s meteoric rise and music revolution, as well as the historic 2022 when he was named Apple’s Artist-of-the Year.
Bad Bunny today takes over the La Formula playlist. He handpicks his favorite tracks from Myke Towers Rauw Alejandro Mora, Jhayco, and other Apple Music artists.
Apple Music 1 is all Bad Bunny all day. Listeners can listen to a variety of radio content that celebrates Bad Bunny, including archived programming and interviews from early careers, as well playlists that highlight the many sides of the artist.