Apple chooses Apps of the Year and announces Music Awards

While the hardware events from Apple are felt to be fewer, the technology giant from Cupertino is increasingly concerned with media and streaming. As already shown here, Apple used yesterday to choose its apps of the year 2019. It was also announced today that the first Apple Music Awards will be held on December 5th at 3:30 am CET. In this post you will find a summary of all information about the individual reports as well as the official sources.

Apple selects apps and games of the year 2019

Apple has not only selected the best apps and games for a specific system or device type, but also an app and a game for all systems: iOS, iPadOS, macOS and tvOS. In addition, for the cross-device service Apple Arcade selected the “game of the year”. You can find the winners below.

iPhone

  • App of the year: Specter camera by Lux Optics
  • Game of the year: Sky: Children of the Light by thatgamecompany
The iPhone app of the year is for long exposure photography. The iPhone game of the year invites you to fly.

The iPhone app of the year is for long exposure photography. The iPhone game of the year invites you to fly.

iPad

  • App of the year: Flow from Moleskine from Moleskine
  • Game of the year: Hyper Light Drifter by Abylight SL
The iPad app of the year is a digital notebook with various pens and markers. The iPad game of the year is a modern 16-bit adventure game.

The iPad app of the year is a digital notebook with various pens and markers. The iPad game of the year is a modern 16-bit adventure game.

Mac / MacBook

  • App of the year: Affinity Publisher by Serif Labs
  • Game of the year: GREY by Devolver / Nomada Studio
The Mac App of the Year is an inexpensive, yet professional way to design publications. Mac Game of the Year is a puzzle-riddled confrontation with loss.

The Mac App of the Year is an affordable yet professional way to design publications. Mac Game of the Year is a puzzle-riddled confrontation with loss.

Apple TV

  • App of the year: The Explorers by The Explorers Network
  • Game of the year: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap by DotEmu
The Apple TV app of the year aims to take stock of the earth through photos and videos. The Apple TV Game of the Year reissues an 80s classic.

The Apple TV app of the year aims to take stock of the earth through photos and videos. The Apple TV Game of the Year reissues an 80s classic.

Apple Arcade Game of the Year

  • Sayonara Wild Hearts by Simogo
Sayonara Wild Hearts by Simogo was featured in a big way at the start of Apple Arcade. Now it's the game of the year 2019.

Sayonara Wild Hearts by Simogo was featured in a big way at the start of Apple Arcade. Now it's the game of the year 2019.

Source: Official Apple press release

Apple Music Awards on December 5, 2019

With the Apple Music Awards, the iPhone manufacturer wants to honor those musical artists in two days, "who have a real passion for their craft, who bravely defy the conventions in this category and have that certain sense of humanity, where the audience is equally drawn to the personality and the music". But it won't be too exciting or large-scale. After all, the few winners have already been determined:

  • Billie Eilish: Artist of the Year
  • "WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?" By Billie Eilish: Album of the Year 2019
  • Billie Eilish & FINNEAS: Songwriter of the Year
  • Lizzo: Breakthrough Artist of the Year
  • "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X: Song of the Year
This is what the Apple Music Award looks like in physical form - it includes a 12-inch disk made of silicon.

This is what the Apple Music Award looks like in physical form - it includes a 12-inch disk made of silicon.

The most extensively honored artist with the Most Played Album of the Year on Apple Music, Billie Eilish, will also play a concert at the 2019 Apple Music Awards. The whole thing takes place in the Steve Jobs Theater in Apple Park in Cupertino. The worldwide live stream can be followed in this country from 3:30 a.m. on December 5, 2019. You can find more information as well as pictures, statements and other details from the artist, the price with its 12-inch silicon wafer and statements from Apple itself in the official press release.

WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
  • CD album
  • published 2019 in Europe by Darkroom (4) (00602577427626)
  • Music style: Alternative Rock
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