With her 5 Grammy wins, (10 if you count the awards Finneas won,) Billie Eilish proves that age doesn’t stand in the way of her success. She became one of the artists with the most awards last night, after being an artist with some of the most nominations. Here’s our look into Eilish, her music, and her history with this award show.
Billie Eilish and her brother, Finneas O’Connell, preformed “When The Party’s Over” at the 2020 Grammy Awards
You may know her for her upbeat and quirky song “Bad Guy.” At the 2020 Grammy Awards, Billie Eilish and her brother performed their song “When The Party’s Over,” from their recently released album. The earned a few Grammy Awards along the way, as well.
She’s also one of the youngest artists honored at the award ceremony thing year. In fact, she’s the first artist born in the 21st century to have a Billboard No. 1 album, according to Yahoo. This was for her 2019 release, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, the same album nominated at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
How many Grammy Awards did Billie Eilish win?
Not so surprisingly, Billie Eilish took home a handful of awards at the 2020 Grammy Awards. That includes Record of the Year for “Bad Guy,” Album of the Year, Song of the Year for “Bad Guy,” Best New Artist, and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Billie Eilish’s brother, Finneas O’Connell, won a few Grammys himself. That includes Best Engineered Album Non-Classical for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, Song of the Year for “Bad Guy,” and Producer Of The Year Non-Classical.
“Oh my god, so many other songs deserved this, I’m sorry,” Billie Eilish said during her acceptance speech for Song of the Year. “Hi. Thank you so much. This is my first Grammys. I never thought this would ever happen in my whole life. I grew up watching them. And this is my brother, Finneas, and he’s my best friend.”
“I feel like I joke around a lot, and I never take anything seriously at these kinds of things, but I genuinely want to say I’m so grateful,” she continued. “And I only want to say that I’m grateful, and I’m so honored to be here amongst all of you. I love you to my core. I grew up watching all of you. Thank you to my team, my mom, my dad, my best friends … for keeping me alive to this day.”
What’s next for Billie Eilish?
At only 18-years-old, this musician has plenty of projects in motion. Billie Eilish recently directed and released a music video for her song “Everything I Wanted.” Within a matter of hours, the clip jumped to one of the top trending spots on YouTube, earning over 18 million views.
Hot off the heels of her Grammy wins, Billie Eilish embarks on a world tour this spring, making stops in New York, San Francisco, and Orlando. Presumably, she’ll release new music along the way, as “Everything I Wanted” dropped during November 2019.