Top Apps And Games List
2017 iPhone Game of the Year: Splitter Critters
2017 iPad App of the Year: Affinity Photo
2017 iPad Game of the Year: The Witness
Top Apps and Games
The top movie of the year was “Moana,” followed by “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “Wonder Woman.” iTunes is leading the charge toward 4K HDR content, with most of the top charting movies already available in 4K HDR as well as classics and holiday favorites like the Harry Potter series, “Home Alone,” “Office Christmas Party” and “Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”
On Apple Music, Drake tops album of the year with “More Life,” while Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You” gets top song honors. Taylor Swift’s album “reputation” has already shot up to #3 on the 2017 US top album charts, despite having only been available for a short period of time. Apple Music Up Next 2017 artists Khalid, Daniel Caesar and 6LACK all earned GRAMMY nominations as part of their success this year.
This year’s iBooks were filled with titles adapted into TV shows including “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “Big Little Lies,” as well as “feel-good” fiction such as “Before We Were Yours.” “Hillbilly Elegy” topped the nonfiction charts, leading a wave of titles on current events and politics.
“Game of Thrones” was the best-selling TV Show on iTunes.
The top three courses on iTunes U focusing on learning to code and developing apps with Swift. Popular courses this year covered the breadth of human curiosity, from the language of music to human emotions to personal finance to machine learning.