Harry Styles named Variety's Hitmaker of the Year

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  • Variety has named Harry Styles their Hitmaker of the Year for 2020.
  • The singer scooped the title for his critically acclaimed second studio album Fine Line.
  • As the Hitmaker of the Year, Harry will have an "extensive interview" in Variety's Hitmakers issue "alongside original photography from Parker Woods".


Harry Styles has been named Variety's Hitmaker of the Year!

The 26-year-old scooped the title for his critically acclaimed second studio album Fine Line, which includes hits like Adore You and Watermelon Sugar.

"The Hitmakers franchise recognises the writers, producers, publishers, managers and executives who help make - and break - the 25 most-consumed songs of the year, as compiled by Alpha Data. Of the top songs of 2020, Styles has two hits - Adore You and Watermelon Sugar - that continue to grace playlists and radio," Variety writes.

As the Hitmaker of the Year, Harry will feature in the publication's Hitmakers issue "with an extensive interview alongside original photography from Parker Woods".

The Variety Hitmaker issue will be out on 2 December, with this year's Hitmakers event taking place virtually on 3 December.

Other artists who will be honoured by the publication include Roddy Ricch, Lewis Capaldi and Maren Morris.

Compiled by Nikita Coetzee

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