LOS ANGELES (AP) – Billie Eilish will be the first recipient of the Apple Music Award for global artist of the year, one of three honors for the pop singer.
Apple announced Monday that Eilishâ€™s â€œWhen We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?â€ has been named album of the year. Eilish and her brother Finneas will also receive songwriter of the year honors.
Eilish will perform a live-streamed concert from the Steve Jobs Theater at Appleâ€™s campus in Cupertino, California, beginning at 6:30 p.m. PST on Wednesday.
Lizzo has been named the breakthrough artist of the year.
Lil Nas Xâ€™s â€œOld Town Roadâ€ is the companyâ€™s pick for song of the year.
The company says its album and song of the year honors are determined by streams on its Apple Music service. Other awards are determined by Apple Musicâ€™s editorial team.