Puerto Rican trap-reggaeton famous person Dangerous Bunny is Apple Music’s 2022 Artist of the Yr, the primary Latin artist to obtain the award.
The four-time Latin Grammy and two-time Grammy winner has achieved all-time information up to now yr, in line with Apple Music. “Launched this previous Might, Un Verano Sin Ti, the artist’s sixth undertaking in 4 years, is Apple Music’s most streamed album of 2022 and now the largest Latin album of all time,” the corporate stated in a news release.
Dangerous Bunny, whose actual title is Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, has accrued a lot of achievements on Apple Music, together with his track “Moscow Mule” now holding the document for the preferred Latin track of all time primarily based on first-day streams globally.
“We’re thrilled to have fun the achievements of Dangerous Bunny, whose affect on each nook of tradition couldn’t be ignored in 2022,” Oliver Schusser, Apple’s vice chairman of Apple Music and Beats, stated within the information launch.
“Watching Dangerous Bunny ascend from an Apple Music Up Subsequent artist in 2018 to our Artist of the Yr this yr has been nothing wanting extraordinary,” Schusser stated. “We congratulate him on his record-breaking yr and for persevering with to convey Latin music to an enormous world viewers.”
The Latin star has entered 22 songs on the Every day Prime 100: International, setting a brand new document for essentially the most simultaneous submissions by a single Latin artist, in line with Apple Music.
“Once I began, I didn’t have a world fan base,” Dangerous Bunny advised Apple Music in an unique video launched Wednesday. “I’m grateful for every little thing I’ve achieved and every little thing I’ve skilled. The Latin music motion has grown a lot.”
Dangerous Bunny continues to realize consideration globally from each Latino and non-Latino followers through the use of his platform to convey consciousness to social points. He promotes the LGBTQ neighborhood and different traditionally marginalized teams, together with girls, and brings a feminist standpoint to his songs.
In an interview with GQ in Might, Dangerous Bunny stated: “Latino tradition could be very machista. … In order that’s why I feel every little thing that I’ve accomplished has been much more surprising.”