Yesterday on Wednesday (the 8th of November this month), Apple Music announced on their Newsroom blog that they wish to congratulate Puerto Rican rapper and singer Bad Bunny as their official recording artist of the year for 2022 and for his tremendous success in bringing Latin music to a broad audience throughout the world.
Bad Bunny thanked his fans for helping him establish a solid brand in the Latin music industry whilst Oliver Schusser Apple, Inc’s vice-president of their music DSP and Beats Electronics LLC had this to say:
We’re thrilled to celebrate the achievements of Bad Bunny, whose influence on every corner of culture could not be ignored in 2022,Oliver Schusser’s statement about Bad Bunny.
Bad Bunny’s career highlights for 2022
His most recent fourth and solo long-playing album Un Verano Sin Ti (transl. “Summer Without You”) released on May 6, 2022, is the most streamed album on Apple Music this year. And propelled the “Titi Me Pregunto” talented musician right to the top of the list of Latin recording artists on Apple Music in terms of worldwide streaming.
In addition, 22 of his songs from his album Un Verano Sin Ti ranked in the Daily Top 100 for Latin musicians and simultaneously ranked in 34 countries around the world, a record unmatched by any other Latin recording artist.
And, among other things, he also completed his World’s Hottest Tour, which spanned seven weeks in the United States of America, becoming the only recording artist ever to stage two separate $100 million-grossing tours in a period of fewer than 12 months.