Apple now has its own music awards, with winners picked by Apple Music’s editorial team or based on streaming data.
According to Reuters, the first recipient of its top award, Global Artist of the Year, is Billie Eilish.
Eilish dominated Apple Music streams in 2019, scoring the top streamed album of the year.
Her “Bad Guy” single also climbed to the top of the most Shazamed songs of 2019.
17-year-old Eilish burst onto the alternative pop scene this year and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards.
The Apple Music Awards will be streamed live on December 4 at 6:30 PM Pacific Standard Time.
Winners will be given a trophy that contains “Apple’s custom silicon wafer suspended between a polished sheet of glass".