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Bad Bunny won Apple Music Artist of the Year for 2022

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Global recording artist Bad Bunny has been announced today as the Best Apple Music Artist, in recognition of music’s artistic excellence and impact on global culture in 2022. Many of music’s biggest stars released great music in 2022 – one truly owned this year. released last May, summer without youThe artist’s sixth project in four years, is Apple Music’s most-streamed album of 2022 and is now the biggest Latin album of all time. Beyond staggering numbers, Bad Bunny has truly ushered in a seismic shift in world pop music over the past few years.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the accomplishments of Bad Bunny, whose impact on every corner of culture in 2022 cannot be ignored,” said Oliver Chaucer, Apple Music and Beats Vice President at Apple. Watching Bad Bunny rise from Apple Music Up Next in 2018 to our Artist of the Year this year has been nothing short of extraordinary. We congratulate him on this record-breaking year and for his continuing to bring Latin music to a huge global audience.”

“When I started, I didn’t have a global fan base,” Bad Bunny told Apple Music in an exclusive, released today, up close and personal with the Artist of the Year 2022. “I’m grateful for everything I’ve accomplished and everything I’ve been through. The Latin music movement has grown a lot. I’ll never get full credit or say, ‘It’s because of me.’ No, every one of us. An entire generation. We always feel our energy and our presence.” Upon receiving an Apple Music award, he adds, “Thank you to Apple Music and all the people who listen to my music every day. I’m so happy!”

Explore Bad Bunny’s meteoric rise, the music he helped revolutionize, and the historic 2022 that made him Apple Artist of the Year here.
Today, Bad Bunny takes over La Fórmula’s playlist and picks his favorite tracks from Myke Towers, Rauw Alejandro, Mora, Jhayco and others via Apple Music. And on Apple Music 1, you’ll find all about Bad Bunny, all day long. Listeners can tune in to a range of radio content celebrating Bad Bunny – including new specials, archived programming, early career interviews, and playlists showcasing many different aspects of the artist and his historical year. Follow us at apple.co/am-1.