Apple has just released iTunes Rewind 2011 – a listing of the top iTunes sellers in Australia across music, apps, TV, books, movies and podcasts categories.
See below for the full listing of categories and winners:
2011 was a spectacular year in music and we’ve whittled it down to the albums, artists and songs that made the biggest impact.
Album of the Year: Adele – 21
Australian Album of the Year: Gotye – Making Mirrors
Song of the Year: Gotye – Somebody that I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra)
Breakthrough Artist of the Year: Boy & Bear Moonfire (Deluxe Edition)
“These amazing apps and games entertained, dazzled and helps us make the most of 2011.”
iPhone App of the Year: Instagram
iPhone Game of the Year: Tiny Wings
iPad Game of the Year: Real Racing 2HD
“We’ve selected our picks for the year’s best TV series and you can stream video featurettes for free right here.”
Best Debut: Game of Thrones (Season 1)
Best Continuing Series: Offspring (Season 2)
Best Comedy: Angry Boys (Season 1)
Best Drama: The Slap (Season1)
“Watch free trailers, right here, for the films we chose as the very best of 2011 and check out more of our favourites.”
Best Finale: Harry Potter and the Death Hallows – Part 2
Best Documentary: Senna
Best Drama: The Tree of Life
Best Comedy: Bridesmaids
We’ve curled up with countless great books this year. Here are our picks for the very best of 2011 across fiction and non-fiction.
Best Fiction Book: Geraldine Brooks Caleb’s Crossing
Best Non-Fiction Book: Ellen DeGeneres – Seriously … I’m Kidding
Best Enhanced Book: Neil Perry – Rockpool Bar & Grill – The Collection
Best Children’s Book: Andy Griffiths What Body Part is That? (Fixed Layout)
Check out the best new podcasts of 2011 – and some of our all-time favourites that had excellent new episodes this year.
Best New Audio Podcast: ABC Local – Nerdzilla
Best Audio Podcast: Hamish & Andy – Hamish & Andy
Best New Video Podcast: Revision 3 – Epic Meal Time (HD MP4 – 30fps)
Best Video Podcast: ABC TV – Good Game