Billie Eilish creates history with 2020 Grammys
The 18-year old “Bad Guy” hit-maker Billie Eiliesh swept home four awards in Grammy Awards held in Staples Center in Los Angeles on 26th January. She came second to Lizzo in been nominated to receive the highest number of awards. Eilish along with her brother Finneas received the nominees to win the highest amount of awards in Grammys since Christopher Cross in 1981. She won the four biggest prizes at Grammy Awards. The categories include best new artist, a record of the year, an album of the year and the song of the year.
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Her song “Bad Guy” received positive reviews from critics and it was a commercial success and attained US Billboard Hot100 and also in several other countries like Australia, Canada, etc. The fifth single of the singer smashed several records as well as won several awards at multiple award functions like American Music Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards. It has been certified Plat inum for its large number of sales in several countries.
She is the youngest solo performer to ever win the album of the year at Grammys. The New York Times has referred to her as the 18-year old auteur. The artist thanked her fans for their support and recognized their love for her music. While accepting the award, her brother Finneas who co-wrote the song “Bad Guy” with her said, “We wrote an album about depression and suicidal thoughts and climate change…. We stand up here confused and grateful.”
The singer started making music at the age of thirteen and her song, Ocean Eyes, which was uploaded in Cloud went viral. She is renowned for her fragile falsetto voice and created a new trend in pop-music and culture with her moody and quiet music and she is expected to be the rising star of the coming decade. The achievements at the Grammys becomes more relevant when one knows that the big names in the industry like Ariana Grande, Lizzo, Lana Del Rey, etc. was also nominated in the same categories as Eiliesh