Apple, moments ago, unveiled their best apps for 2011. The top iPhone app of the year is Instagram, while the company’s best iPad app is Snapseed.

In addition, Apple revealed that Tiny Tower and Dead Space for iPad were the best games for the iPhone and iPad, respectively, for the year.

Runner-ups include:

iPhone – VidRhythm and Band Of The Day
iPhone Games – Tiny Wings and Touchgrind BMX

Band Of The Day

Band Of The Day

iPad – djay and Jamie’s Recipes
iPad Games – Contre Jour HD and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP

djay

djay

AppAdvice plans to unveil our own “best of” apps for 2011 in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.

In the meantime, what do you think of Apple’s picks? Let us know by using the comments below.