Billie Eilish swept the four biggest prizes at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, January 26, 2020. She won Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the year that makes her the first woman and second person ever to win that much of awards in the same year.
She also won Best Pop Vocal Album. The wins are history-making. Eilish is the youngest solo performer to ever win album of the year at the age of just 18.
The first artist to won that much of awards was Christopher Cross in 1981 who won five Grammy– the song of the year, the album of the year, the record of the year, best new artist and best arrangement in the same year.
She is also the youngest artist to write and record the James Bond theme song. Billie Eilish is set to perform the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film “No Time to Die.”
James Bond franchise’s official Twitter account shared “The #NoTimeToDie title song will be performed by @billieeilish. Billie has written the song with her brother @finneas and is the youngest artist in history to write and record a James Bond theme song,”
Who actually Billie Eilish is?
Billie Eilish’s full name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell. She was born on December 18, 2001, in Highland Park, Los Angeles. She is an American singer and songwriter. Eilish began singing at a young age.
She gained media attention in 2016 after the release of “Ocean Eyes”.”Ocean Eyes” was written and produced by her brother Finneas Baird O’Connell.
Eilish’s debut EP, “Don’t Smile at Me “(2017), reached the top 15 in the US, UK, Canada, and Australia. Her debut studio album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” (2019) became the best-performing album of 2019 in the U.S. and reaching number one in the UK.
The album contains six Billboard Hot 100 top 40 singles: “When the Party’s Over“, “Bury a Friend“, “Wish You Were Gay“, “Xanny“, “Everything I Wanted“, and “Bad Guy“, became her first number-one single in the US.
Billie Eilish has 13 platinum and four gold singles in the US as of January 2020. Her awards include 5 Grammy Awards, 2 American Music Awards, 2 Guinness World Records, and 3 MTV Video Music Awards.
She is the youngest person and the first woman to win the four main Grammy categories, Best new artist, Record of the year (Bad Guy), Album of the year (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?) and Song of the year (Bad Guy) in the same year.
Songs of Billie Eilish
- Ocean Eyes
- Bad Guy
- Six Feet Under
- My Boy
- Bitches Broken Hearts
- Party Favor
- You Should See Me in a Crown
- When the Party’s Over
- Come Out and Play
- When I Was Older
- Bury a Friend
- Wish You Were Gay
- All the Good Girls Go to Hell
- Everything I Wanted
- My Strange Addiction
- Listen Before I Go
- I Love You