Billie Eilish (2019)
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell
December 18, 2001
She released her first EP, dont smile at me, in 2017. Her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, was released on March 29, 2019. It features the songs "Bury a Friend", "You Should See Me in a Crown", "When the Party's Over", "Wish You Were Gay", and her first number-one hit, "Bad Guy". The album reached number one in the UK, making her the youngest woman to top the UK Albums Chart.
Her songs are considered dark. She suffered with depression and suicidal thoughts at age 11 and expresses her depression through her music. She has been accused of romanticizing death and mental illness.
Awards[change | change source]
Grammy Awards[change | change source]
Eilish became the youngest artist to win all four of the major categories (the “Big Four” – Album, Record, and Song of the Year, and Best New Artist) at the Grammy Awards in 2020. She has won five awards from six nominations.
|2020||62nd Annual Grammy Awards||Herself||Best New Artist||Won|
|“Bad Guy”||Song of the Year||Won|
|Record of the Year||Won|
|Best Pop Solo Performance||Nominated|
|When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?||Album of the Year||Won|
|Best Pop Vocal Album||Won|
Personal life[change | change source]
Eilish has an older brother, Finneas, who worked with her on some of her musical projects. She was part of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus and was home-schooled with her brother. Her mother is actress Maggie Baird.
References[change | change source]
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