Apple Shares New 'Best of 2016' Video

Apple today added a new video to its YouTube channel, highlighting some of the best apps, songs, movies, TV shows, books, and podcasts released during 2016.

The video focuses on all of Apple's editorial picks for top content, which were first announced in early December, along with some new additions. Content depicted in short clips is organized into categories like "We Celebrate," "What Mattered Most," and "The Most Fun," with a full list available below.


Music:
Drake - Hotline, The Chainsmokers - Don't Let Me Down, David Bowie - Blackstar, Shawn Mendes - Treat You Better, Maren Morris - My Church

Beats 1: Chance The Rapper - No Problem, Lady Gaga - A-Yo, J Balvin - Safari, Christine And The Queens - Tilted

Movies: La La Land, Moonlight, Deadpool, Sausage Party, American Honey, Kubo and the Two Strings, Sing Street

TV Shows: Steven Universe, This is Us, Atlanta

Podcast: Heavyweight

Apps: Severed, Prisma SketchBook Motion

Books: Yaa Gyasi - Homegoing, Matthew Desmond - Evicted, Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run, Meredith Russo - If I Was Your Girl, Michael Chabon - Moonglow

Apple's full list of the best Music, Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, and Books of 2016 can be found in our dedicated Best Of post. We also did a separate post listing all of Apple's top App Store picks for the year.

Top Rated Comments

HiVolt Avatar
72 months ago
LOL.. Drake... Yeah, that's music... :ROFLCOPTER:
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Altis Avatar
72 months ago
I don't consider myself counter-culture or anything, but pretty much nothing on that list appeals to me in the least.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Savor Avatar
72 months ago


2016 was a great year for sports. Not so great for tech, films, celebrities, and diplomacy.



I personally enjoyed 2016. It had its ups and downs like when I had to move thrice in a span of 8 months. But any other year has them. Life isn't perfect. I don't celebrate New Year's Eve anymore because I don't really look at my life with bookmarks. Forget resolutions when those can happen at any day you want to try for them. Just enjoy living. No need to label them.

But I know 2016 wasn't really a great year for many. I liked 2013 and 2015 better but 2016 was pretty good too for me. I liked every single year I lived in as each year I can remember had its share of highlights and disappointments. As long as you are breathing, take the good and bad times with you and keep moving forward.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
diego Avatar
72 months ago
Apple's incessant support and promotion of mass media and big label artists and tv shows is disturbing.
That is the worst thing about Apple Music. It just seems to be designed as a way to promote pop music or artists that are already huge.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ILuvEggplant Avatar
72 months ago
how about the best dongles, watch straps, and battery life meters of 2016?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
WaxedJacket Avatar
72 months ago
I don't consider myself counter-culture or anything, but pretty much nothing on that list appeals to me in the least.
It's like you have to be in the echo chamber of Cupertino to "get" it.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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