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Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch, Taylor Swift win Apple Music Awards

Published:Friday | November 20, 2020 | 12:08 AM
Roddy Ricch won two Apple Music honours based on streaming data. His debut album, ‘Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial’, has been streamed more than 1.5 billion times on the platform and was named top album of the year. While hit single ‘The Box’
Roddy Ricch won two Apple Music honours based on streaming data. His debut album, ‘Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial’, has been streamed more than 1.5 billion times on the platform and was named top album of the year. While hit single ‘The Box’ was named top song of the year.

NEW YORK (AP):

Rapper Lil Baby has been named artiste of the year at the second annual Apple Music Awards.

The rapper, who topped the charts this year with his sophomore album My Turn and reached the No. 3 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with his hit The Bigger Picture, was hand-selected by the streaming service’s global editorial team to win the title. The editorial team also named Taylor Swift songwriter of the year and Megan Thee Stallion breakthrough artiste of the year.

Roddy Ricch, whose successful year included a Grammy win, No. 1 album and No. 1 song, won two Apple Music honours that were based on streaming data. His debut album, Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial, has been streamed more than 1.5 billion times on the platform and was named the top album of the year. His smash hit The Box logged more than 460 million Apple Music streams and was crowned top song of the year.

WINNERS

Artiste of the Year: Lil Baby

Breakthrough Artiste of the Year: Megan Thee Stallion

Songwriter of the Year: Taylor Swift

Top Song of the Year: The Box by Roddy Ricch

Top Album of the Year: Please Excuse Me for Being Antisocial by Roddy Ricch