International recording artist Unhealthy Bunny was introduced in the present day as Apple Music’s Artist of the Yr, in acknowledgement of the musician’s creative excellence and affect on international tradition in 2022. So a lot of music’s greatest stars launched wonderful music in 2022 — one actually owned the 12 months. Launched this previous Could, Un Verano Sin Ti, the artist’s sixth mission in 4 years, is Apple Music’s most streamed album of 2022 and now the most important Latin album of all time. And past the eye-popping numbers, Unhealthy Bunny has actually ushered in a seismic shift in international pop over the previous few years.
“We’re thrilled to have fun the achievements of Unhealthy Bunny, whose affect on each nook of tradition couldn’t be ignored in 2022,” mentioned Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice chairman of Apple Music and Beats. “Watching Unhealthy Bunny ascend from an Apple Music Up Subsequent artist in 2018 to our Artist of the Yr this 12 months has been nothing in need of extraordinary. We congratulate him on his record-breaking 12 months and for persevering with to deliver Latin music to an enormous international viewers.”
“After I began, I didn’t have a world fan base,” Unhealthy Bunny tells Apple Music in an unique movie, out in the present day, that will get up shut and private with the 2022 Artist of the Yr. “I’m grateful for the whole lot I’ve completed and the whole lot I’ve skilled. The Latin music motion has grown a lot. I’d by no means take full credit score or say, ‘It’s due to me.’ No, it’s each considered one of us. A complete era. Our vitality and presence is at all times felt.” Upon being introduced with the Apple Music Award, he provides: “Thanks to Apple Music and to all of the individuals who take heed to my music day-after-day. I’m tremendous blissful!”