The iTunes Best of 2015 List

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Posted: Dec 11, 2015 12:00 PM

Music:

Editorial Picks:

Best Artist: Drake

Best New Artist: Bryson Tiller

Best Album: Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly

Best Song: "Can't Feel My Face", The Weeknd

Top Songs:

1. Uptown Funk (feat. Bruno Mars), Mark Ronson

2. Thinking Out Loud, Ed Sheeran

3. See You Again (feat. Charlie Puth), Wiz Khalifa

4. Sugar, Maroon 5

5. Shut Up and Dance, WALK THE MOON

6. Hello, Adele

7. Love Me Like You Do, Ellie Goulding

8. Honey, I'm Good., Andy Grammar

9. Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey), The Weeknd

10. Trap Queen, Fetty Wap

Top Albums:

1. 25, Adele

2. If You're Reading This It's Too Late, Drake

3. 1989, Taylor Swift

4. Fifty Shades of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack), Various Artists

5. Purpose, Justin Bieber

6. What a Time To Be Alive, Drake & Future

7. To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar

8. x, Ed Sheeran

9. Beauty Behind the Madness, The Weeknd

10. Compton, Dr. Dre

Movies:

Editorial Picks:

Best Movie Picks: Inside Out, Dope, Amy, and Mad Max: Fury Road

Top Movies:

1. Star Wars Digital Collection

2. Big Hero 6

3. American Sniper

4. Inside Out

5. Kingsman: The Secret Service

6. Interstellar

7. Jurassic World

8. Avengers: Age of Ultron

9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

10. Fifty Shades of Grey

Top Independent Movies:

1. The Imitation Game

2. Birdman

3. Ex Machina

4. The Theory of Everything

5. Whiplash

6. Wild

7. St. Vincent

8. True Story

9. Woman In Gold

10. Still Alice

TV:

Editorial Picks:

Best TV Selections: Mr. Robot, Season 1; Fargo, Season 2; UnREAL, Season 1; and Inside Amy Schumer, Season 3

Top TV (Seasons):

1. Game of Thrones, Season 5

2. The Walking Dead, Season 6

3. Downton Abbey, Season 5

4. Scandal, Season 5

5. The Blacklist, Season 3

6. The Big Bang Theory, Season 9

7. Suits, Season 5

8. The Americans, Season 3

9. Modern Family, Season 7

10. Homeland, Season 4

Apps highlights:

Editorial Picks:

iPhone App of the Year: Periscope

iPhone Games of the Year: Lara Croft GO

iPad App of the Year: The Robot Factory

iPad Game of the Year: Prune

Apple TV App of the Year: HBO NOW

Top Free iPhone Apps:

1. Trivia Crack

2. Messenger

3. Dubsmash

4. Instagram

5. Snapchat

6. YouTube

7. Facebook

8. Uber

9. Crossy Road - Endless Arcade Hopper

10. Google Maps

Top Paid iPhone Apps:

1. Heads Up!

2. Minecraft: Pocket Edition

3. Trivia Crack (Ad Free)

4. Five Nights at Freddy's 2

5. Facetune

6. Geometry Dash

7. Five Nights at Freddy's

8. Afterlight

9. Plague Inc.

10. Goat Simulator

Top Free iPad Apps:

1. Crossy Road - Endless Arcade Hopper

2. Candy Crush Soda Saga

3. Messenger

4. Netflix

5. YouTube

6. The Calculator - Free

7. Microsoft Word

8. Trivia Crack

9. Skype for iPad

10. Pinterest

Top Paid iPad Apps:

1. Minecraft: Pocket Edition

2. Five Nights at Freddy's 2

3. Five Nights at Freddy's

4. Geometry Dash

5. Terraria

6. Goat Simulator

7. Heads Up!

8. Five Nights at Freddy's 3

9. Toca Kitchen 2

10. Monument Valley

Podcasts:

Editorial Picks:

Best New Podcast: Mystery Show

Best Classic Podcast: WTF with Marc Maron

Top Podcasts:

1. Fresh Air

2. Serial

3. Stuff You Should Know

4. This American Life

5. Planet Money

6. Radiolab

7. Freakonomics Radio

8. The Joe Rogan Experience

9. The Nerdist

10. The Dave Ramsey Show

Books:

Editorial Picks:

Best Fiction Book: A Little Life

Best Nonfiction Book: Between the World and Me

Top Fiction:

1. Paula Hawkins: The Girl on the Train

2. E L James: Grey

3. E L James: Fifty Shades of Grey

4. E L James: Fifty Shades Darker

5. John Green: Paper Towns

6. Anthony Doerr: All the Light We Cannot See

7. E L James: Fifty Shades Freed

8. Andy Weir: The Martian

9. Kristin Hannah: The Nightingale

10. Jessica Knoll: Luckiest Girl Alive

Top Non-Fiction:

1. Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen & Jim DeFelice: American Sniper

2. Laura Hillenbrand: Unbroken

3. Marie Kondo: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

4. Daniel James Brown: The Boys in the Boat

5. Erik Larson: Dead Wake

6. Holly Madison: Down the Rabbit Hole

7. Cheryl Strayed: Wild

8. Amy Poehler: Yes Please

9. David McCullough: The Wright Brothers

10. Brent Schlender & Rick Tetzeli: Becoming Steve Jobs

Top Audiobooks:

1. Paula Hawkins: The Girl on the Train: A Novel (Unabridged)

2. Amy Poehler: Yes Please (Unabridged)

3. Andy Weir: The Martian (Unabridged)

4. Chris Kyle, Scott McEwan, Jim DeFelice: American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History (Unabridged)

5. Nora Roberts: The Witness

6. Laura Hillenbrand: Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, And Redemption (Unabridged)

7. Anthony Doerr: All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel (Unabridged)

8. E L James: Fifty Shades of Grey: Book One of the Fifty Shades Trilogy (Unabridged)

9. J.K. Rowling: The Casual Vacancy (Unabridged)

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