We are near the end of 2017, Apple today announced it's top charts and trends , celebrating the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books , and podcasts across the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks and Apple Podcasts.
Drake tops the album of the year with 'More life' and 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 span of time.
In App Store, Charts are categorized as per the culture based on The introduction of AR (augmented reality) apps ,the real-time competitive gaming, apps focused on mindfulness and apps transforming storytelling and reading.
2017 iPhone App of the year goes to Calm whereas the iPhone Game of the year goes to Splintter Critter. Among iPads, the 2017 iPad App of the year goes to Affinity Photo and Game of the year goes to The witness. iPhone users running iOS11 can view the iPhone and iPad charts in the respective Top Apps Charts and Top Games Chart.
Furthermore, Movie 'Moana' hits the top of the year followed by 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' and 'Wonder Woman'. iTunes has already added 4K videos with top charting movies. 'Game of Thrones' and ' The Walking Dead' topped the charts in iTunes TV charts. In the most downloaded podcast of the year , 'Fresh Air' topped among all. In the most popular genre in podcasts, the Daily news topped this year. 'The Daily ' from New York Times' and 'Up First' from NPR charting the most downloaded podcasts of the year. In iBooks. the best selling book including 'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'Big Little Lies' were adopted to TV show this year. In iTunes U, Computer science was a huge interest area of interest in 2017 with top three courses on iTunes U focused on coding, developing apps with swift.