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Apple releases list of best of App Store, Music, Podcasts and more for 2018

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Apple releases list of best of App Store, Music, Podcasts and more (2018)

2018 is almost over, with just a month to go, and Apple has released a list of the top-rated apps on its App Store, music from Apple Music, Podcasts, Movies, TV Shows and games.

“Apple reveals the Best of 2018, a global collection of top charts and selects from our editors across every category highlighting all of the amazing things to watch, read, listen to and play across apps, music, podcasts, books, TV and movies,” the company stated.

Best apps of 2018

  • YouTube
  • Snapchat
  • Facebook
  • Netflix
  • Gmail
  • Amazon Shopping
  • WhatsApp Messenger
  • Wish
  • Cash App
  • Google Chrome
  • Instagram
  • Messenger
  • Bitmoji
  • Google Maps
  • Spotify Music
  • Uber
  • Pandora
  • TikTok
  • Google Photos
  • Twitter

Also read: Top 6 apps, games and more on Google Play in 2018

Best games of 2018

  • Fortnite
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Rise up
  • Snake vs Block
  • Roblox
  • Subway Surfers
  • Helix Jump
  • Word Link
  • Color Road!
  • Twisty Road
  • Kick the Buddy
  • Love Balls
  • Rules of Survival
  • Dune!
  • Episode – Choose your story
  • Toon Blast
  • HQ Trivia
  • 8 Ball Pool
  • Sniper 3D Assassin: Gun Games

Also read: 15 best multiplayer mobile games

Top songs/artists on Apple Music in 2018

  • Artist of the Year: Drake
  • Breakout Artist of the Year: Juice WRLD
  • Song of the Year: I Like It – Cardi B featuring Bad Bunny & J. Balvin
  • Album of the Year: Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

Top apps for Apple Watch in 2018

  • WaterMinder
  • App in the Air
  • Carrot Weather
  • Just Press Record
  • Swing Tennis Tracker
  • Lifesum: Diet & Macro Tracker
  • 10% Happier: Meditation
  • Overcast
  • Fun Golf GPS
  • Slopes

Also read: Apple Watch Series 4 review: Apt fitness buddy for everyone

Top Apple Podcasts of 2018

  • In The Dark
  • Caliphate
  • The Dream
  • Everything is Alive
  • Slow Burn
  • Dr Death
  • Armchair Expert with Dax Shepard
  • Bubble
  • Bundyville
  • A Very Fatal Murder
  • Wolverine: The Long Night
  • Serial
  • The Daily
  • This American Life
  • 99% Invisible

Also read: Apple iPhone XR review: A better upgrade than iPhone XS?

Top movies on Apple TV and iTunes of 2018

  • Annihilation
  • Black Panther
  • Crazy Rich Asians
  • Eighth Grade
  • Green Book (available for pre-order)
  • Hereditary
  • Incredibles 2
  • Minding the Gap
  • A Star is Born (available for pre-order)
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Top TV Shows on Apple TV and iTunes of 2018

  • The Americans
  • Atlanta
  • Barry
  • The Expanse
  • The Good Fight
  • The Good Place
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Killing Eve
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Pose

Also read: Why the iPhone has a Notch and why Pixel 3 XL’s doesn’t make much sense

Top Apple Books of 2018

  • Book of the Year: American Marriage
  • Best Nonfiction: The Library Book
  • Best Mystery: The Witch Elm
  • Best Thriller: Light It Up
  • Best Bio/Memoir: Educated
  • Best Romance: Too Wilde to Wed
  • Best Science Fiction/Fantasy: Spinning Silver
  • Best Feel-Good Fiction: When Life Gives You Lululemons
  • Best Literary Fiction: There There
  • Best Young Reader Book: Harbor Me

Top Audiobooks of 2018

  • Audiobook of the Year: American Marriage
  • Best Nonfiction: 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
  • Best Mystery: Something in the Water
  • Best Thriller: Long Road to Mercy
  • Best Bio/Memoir: Becoming
  • Best Business Audiobook: Dare to Lead
  • Best Health, Mind, Body: Girl, Wash Your Face
  • Best Family Audiobook: Rebound
  • Best Humour: Calypso
  • Best Historical Fiction: The Great Alone

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Kumar Hemant

Deputy Editor at Candid.Technology. Hemant writes at the intersection of tech and culture and has a keen interest in science, social issues and international relations. You can contact him here:

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