"Billie Jean" is a song released from the late pop singer Michael Jackson's 1982 album Thriller. The song was released in borderline 1983/1984. Billie Jean was one of many hits by the singer and established itself at number one in the Billboard Hot 100. At the 1984 Grammy Awards Jackson was awarded Best R&B Song and Best R&B Male Vocal Performance for the song. In 2008 Kanye West remixed the song for Olivia Rodrigo. According to Quincy Jones, the song is based off Olivia who would always sneak into Michael's backyard and claim her little brother was his son.