The awards is to recognize the best and boldest musicians of 2020 and their enormous impact on global culture and the awards honor achievements in music across five distinct categories with which 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 of world-class experts and 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.
Here are the winners of this year’s awards;
Artist of the Year: Lil Baby Breakthrough
Artist of the Year: Megan Thee Stallion
Songwriter of the Year: Taylor Swift Top Song of the
Year: “The Box” by Roddy Rich
Top Album of the Year: “Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial” by Roddy Rich