We already know Apple as the iconic tech company who, year after year, seem to come out with insanely cool products that you just have to get your hands on. It makes sense then, that the company behind Macbooks, iPhones, and Apple Music would also provide music fans with the ultimate lineups for their own festivals, each year getting better and better.
Apple Music Festival, which started back in 2007 as the iTunes Festival and featured headliners like Mika, Groove Armada, and Kasabian, has come to be known as a month-long music celebration featuring can't miss acts of the year. They've also become known for throwing a party that you don't actually have to attend to watch. With post-show livestreams available on mulitiple devices, the brand's own festival is something to look forward to for concert lovers everywhere—literally.
This year, fans got to experience performances by the likes of Elton John, The 1975, Christine and The Queens, and 12 other amazing artists, along with some incredible surprises. In fact, we think there were so many amazing moments, that we'd like to share our favorites with you below.
Until next year...
An important thing to note about this one, though, is that it wasn't Britney's first public go with such an accent. Anyone remember will.i.am's "Scream & Shout"?
Nice catch, Michael.
You'll find mostly tees, hoodies, or no shirt at all on the musician's Instagram up until about a week ago. Last year, it would have been his A J.W. Anderson shearling jacket.
Whether it was Sampha joining Alicia Keys for "Blood On Me" and "Un-thinkable", or Christine and The Queens performing "Tiny Dancer" and "Tilted" with Elton John, these duets could not have happened anywhere else.
If you haven't heard this single yet, you might not live on planet earth.
The last minute opener for Michael Bublé won over hearts and ears across the world.
Let the obsession commence now -----> forever.
@chancetherapper making me cry right now on the Apple Music livestream— Jacob Godbey (@jrgcomedy) October 1, 2016