Billie Eilish Wins Big at Inaugural Apple Music Awards

Billie Eilish. Photo by C Flanigan/imageSPACE/Shutterstock (10441999fs)

If you thought there should be more music awards out there, Apple’s got you covered. The tech company announced the list of winners of the first-ever Apple Music Awards, and Billie Eilish ended up earning top honors.

In addition to winning the Global artist of the year award, Eilish also picked up the Album of the year honor after her record When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? racked up over billion streams on Apple Music. She also shared the Songwriter of the year award with her brother Finneas.

The list of major winners also includes Lizzo, who picked up the Breakthrough artist of the year award, and Lil Nas X who was honored with the Song of the year award for his viral hit “Old Town Road.”

Oliver Schusser, vice president of Apple Music and international content, said these awards were designed to recognize the passion, energy and creativity of the world’s favorite artists, and praised first generation of recipients.

“The musically diverse group of inaugural winners have sparked deep social conversation, influenced culture and inspired our customers around the world. We couldn’t be more excited to celebrate them,” said Schusser in a press release.