The “Best of 2016” has now been picked by Apple, read on to find out who got the awards for each category
Like every year, this year too, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced the “Best of 2016” offering on App Store. The Country Caller has covered up all the genres from apps, to games, to movies, iBooks, and more. First being Apple Music, Drake took the top spot for both the top song and top album category with One Dance from the album Views. In addition to this, the company also published Top 100 songs in a distinct Apple Music playlist. The list featured songs from Twenty One Pilots, Justin Bieber, The Chainsmokers, and more.
In iTunes Movies Store, the “Best of” section was narrowed with genre selection. Home awards were awarded to movies such as American Honey, Deadpool, Kubo and the Two Strings, La La Land, Moonlight, Sing Street, Sausage Party, and Weiner. However, selection of TV shows included Atlanta, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, O.J.: Made in America, RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars, Steven Universe, This is Us, The Americans and The People v. O.J. Simpson.
The widely successful multiplayer strategy game from Supercell, Clash Royale, and Prisma, the photo-editing app, famously known for converting painterly versions of iPhone photos took the top spot as Game of the Year, and Best iPhone App respectively. Photo filters and face-shifting apps such as Reigns, and MSQRD took the second spot. Although, Niantic’s Pokémon GO was not able to grab the top two positions, it received special recognition as App Store’s “Breakout Hit” for 2016. Apple top iPad app’s spot was awarded to SketchBook Motion, whereas Severed, the award-winning game, was honored as the Best iPad Game of 2016.
Finally, for iBooks Store, editors from Apple selected a multitude of amazing books including Dark Money, Evicted, Homegoing, If I was Your Girl, Moonglow, and Sweetbitter among others. You can find the complete list of winners for all genres on iTunes, iBook Store, and App Store.