Apple Announces Its Best Of 2012, Lists Top Apps, iBooks, Movies, Music, TV Shows

Posted on Dec 14 2012 - 11:57am by Editorial Staff

It’s end of the year time and why Apple left behind. The Cupertino Company has announced its Best of 2012 section for the year, listing the top apps, iBooks, movies, music and TV shows for the year. The section comprises of both Editor’s Choices hand-picked by Apple as well as top sellers in each of categories.

iTunes Best of 2012

iTunes Best of 2012

Here is Apple’s Best of 2012:

App Store

Editor’s Choice iPhone

  • Action Movie FX
  • Propellerhead
  • Rayman Jungle Run
  • Letterpress

Editor’s Choice iPad

  • Paper by FiftyThree
  • Action Movie FX
  • The Room
  • Waking Mars


  • Best Artist: Frank Ocean
  • Best Album: Shields by Grizzly Bear
  • Best Song: We are Young by Fun. and Janelle Monae
  • Breakthrough Album: The Lumineers


  • Best Blockbuster: The Avengers
  • Best Director: Wes Anderson for Moonrise Kingdom
  • Best Discovery: Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Best Star-Making Performance: Jennifer Lawrence in Hunger Games

TV Shows

  • Best Show: Breaking Bad
  • Best Episode: Homeland – The Weekend
  • Best Debut: Girls
  • Best Cast: Happy Endings


  • Best Novel: The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
  • Best Nonfiction: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
  • Best Young Adult Novel: The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • Best Multi-Touch Book: Fashion by DK Publishing


  • Best New Audio Podcast: TED Radio Hour
  • Best Audio Podcast: The Adam Corolla Show
  • Best New Video Podcast: MinutePhysics
  • Best Video Podcast: Sesame Street
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