Los Angeles-based musician Billie Eilish is apparently the real deal now after dominating her enigmatic melodic flair in the American music industry. Not just because of her gothic aesthetics and quirky hairstreaks, this kid is redefining ways how to top the charts in teens creating foot-tapping numbers.
The 18-year-old rebel pop star has been hitting the headlines for quite some time now and only for all good reasons. Billie enjoyed a starry night at the recently held 62nd Annual Grammy Awards and took home five top prizes.
Her music is eccentric and does not follow a particular style. It is a mixture of pop, EDM, jazz. She was brought to limelight with her indie ballad ‘Ocean Eyes’.
Here are 10 things to know about Billie Eilish:
- Billie swept the 2020 Grammys as she took home five top prizes.
- She took home ‘Album of the year’, ‘Best Pop Vocal Album’ for her debut album ‘When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go’, ‘Record of the year’, ‘Song of the year’ for her single hit ‘Bad Guy’, ‘Best new artist’.
- She is the youngest solo performer to win ‘Album of the year’ in the Grammys’ history.
- Born to actress and screenwriter parents she started making music at a very young age with her elder brother Finneas 0’Connell.
- Eilish is head over heels for Ariana Grande and in her ‘Album of the Year’ acceptance speech, the singer even mentioned that Ariana actually deserved the award for ‘Thank U, Next’.
- Billie was homeschooled and learnt music from her mother when she was little. She is not backed by a television network and relies on independent platforms to release music.
- She came to limelight with the release of her indie ballad Ocean Eyes in 2015, written by her elder brother. The song on SoundCloud garnered praise from various websites.
- The teen pop singer also homes two American Music Awards, two Guinness World Records, and three MTV Video Music Awards.
- She is best known for her gothic aesthetics, quirky hairstreaks and baggy clothes.
- Her debut album, “When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” was at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart last year.
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