UPDATE – March 14, 2021 at 11:55 p.m. ET
Billie Eilish and FINNEAS have just made history with their Record of the year win for “all i wanted. “They are now the third artist to win Record of the year back to back. Last year they won the coveted award for “Bad boy,” out of WHEN WE ARE ALL, WHERE ARE WE GOING?. U2 and Roberta flack are the only two other artists to accomplish this feat.
U2 won the record of the year in 2001 for “Magnificent day“And 2002 for”Walk on. ” During this time, Flack taken at home the price in 1973 for “The first time I saw your face“And in 1974 for”Killing Me Softly With His Song. “
During their speech, Eilish praised Megan you stallion who was nominated for the record of the year for her Beyonce collaboration “Wild remix. “Eilish said she was going to write a speech about how Megan you stallion should have won the prize. However, Eilish didn’t end up writing the speech because she didn’t think she would win for “all i wanted. “
Eilish and FINNEAS’s acceptance speech is available to watch below.
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Original – March 14, 2021 8:10 p.m. ET
Eilish and FINNEAS officially won Best Song Written For Visual Media to 2021 Grammy Awards for their James bond theme song “No time to die. “
Eilish and FINNEAS were against Taylor Swift and Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s “Beautiful ghosts” from Cats, Cynthia Erivo‘s “Get up” from Harriet and Idina Menzel and DAWN‘s “Into the unknown” from Frozen 2 in the category. Brandi carlile‘s “carried me with you” from Disney‘s Forward was also nominated for this award.
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This year Eilish is in the running for three other prizes including Record of the year, Song of the year and Best Pop Solo Performance for “all i wanted. ” Song of the year went to HER for “I can not breathe»And the Best Pop Solo Performance went to Harry Styles for “Watermelon sugar. “
In the acceptance speech, Eilish thanks everyone involved in No time to die including Hans zimmer and the movie star Daniel craig. As for FINNEAS, who only had seconds to speak, thanked Eilish for letting him write the song with her. He also recognized how lucky he feels to be his brother.
You can follow the rest of the 2021 Grammys winners here and watch Eilish and FINNEAS’s acceptance speech below.
In addition to the nominations, Eilish and FINNEAS gave a haunting performance of “all i wanted. “
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Of course, no one can forget the historic night Eilish had at the Grammys in 2020. As a first-time nominee, she was up for six awards. Although Lizzo‘s “Truth hurts”Won the award for best pop vocal performance, Eilish won the other five awards for which she was nominated.
Alongside FINNEAS, which rocked a few My chemical romance merch at an afterparty, Eilish swept through major categories and won Album of the year and Best Pop Vocal Album for WHEN WE ARE ALL, WHERE ARE WE GOING? and Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “Bad boy. “To top it off, she also won Best New Artist.
The record achievement was historic in several ways. In particular, it was the first time in Grammy history that a woman had won all four major categories in a single night. Eilish is also the youngest artist to achieve this feat. Shortly after her big night out, Eilish revealed that she was actually embarrassed by the number of awards she won.
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“I was very surprised,” she said Stunned in April. “And I was embarrassed, man, I was fucking embarrassed. I was in front Ariana Grande and Lana del rey and damn Beyonce is nominated, and I win. I was like, ‘Noooo… ‘”
Last month, she even showed off how she found out about her historic appointments. A clip of her learning the news is featured in the intimate short story Apple TV + documentary The world is a little blurry.
Eilish’s 2020 Grammy wins have made history in other ways as well. According to Google Trending, she had the most wanted Grammys red carpet look last year. “Bad boy”Is also the 5th most googled song of the year of all time. Lorde‘s “Royals”Takes the first place who won the category in 2014. Childish Gambino‘s “This is america, ” Sam smith‘s “Stay with me” and Beyonce‘s “Single ladies (put a ring on)Are also on the list.
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Right before her Grammy sweep, Eilish gave fans a taste of her new music. In mid-November, she released “all i wanted”Which won three Grammy nominations this year. Eilish directed the immersive video for the song which was co-written with FINNEAS.
“My brother and I wrote this song on top of each other,” Eilish said in a press release. “And I wanted to create a visual that emphasizes that no matter what, we’ll be there for each other through everything. This is the second video I made of mine. We worked so hard, for hours and hours.
Although Eilish has stated that she has no plans to release an album in 2020, she still managed to deliver new music. In February, Eilish’s theme song for the new James Bond film No time to die made its debut. In October, Eilish and FINNEAS revealed about Tonight’s Show with Jimmy Fallon that they worked out the melody of the song before starting the lyrics.
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“The funny thing is we started out by making sure we had a melody that we felt was really solid before we tried any lyrics,” Eilish said. “We both think it’s really important to have the title of the movie in the song and for the song to be called that. It wouldn’t have been satisfying otherwise.
In March, Eilish hit the road for her WHEN WE ARE ALL, WHERE ARE WE GOING? world Tour. However, once the COVID-19[feminine frappé par la pandémie, Eilish a dû reporter la partie nord-américaine de la tournée. Finalement, toute la tournée a été reportée. Avec son nouveau temps libre, Eilish a commencé à travailler sur son nouvel album. Pendant le verrouillage du coronavirus, il lui a fallu quelques semaines pour trouver l’inspiration pour commencer à créer.
“J’étais complètement sans inspiration pendant les trois premières semaines de cela”, a-t-elle déclaré Zane Lowe lors d’une interview Apple Music. « Je n’étais pas sur le point de faire de la musique et je ne sais pas pourquoi. C’était juste comme, ‘Ce n’est pas intéressant pour moi en ce moment.’ C’était ennuyeux parce que c’est le genre de chose que vous voulez faire en quarantaine. Mais je ne le sentais pas.
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Au cours de la dernière année, Eilish a offert quelques aperçus de sa prochaine sortie. En juillet, elle a fait ses débuts avec son single émotionnel “mon avenir” accompagné d’une vidéo d’animation. Puis, en novembre, elle a offert aux fans sa vidéo insouciante pour “Donc je suis. ” Plus récemment, elle a abandonné sa collaboration très attendue avec Rosalía appelé “Lo Vas à Olvidar” qui a été créée lors d’un nouvel épisode de Euphorie.
En décembre, Eilish a partagé que sa nouvelle ère musicale commence après la sortie de Le monde est un peu flou qui a fait ses débuts le mois dernier. Quelques mois plus tard, elle a également confirmé de manière cryptique exactement le nombre de chansons de la prochaine version.
“J’ai une histoire amusante à vous raconter, mais d’abord, allez vous faire foutre”, a-t-elle déclaré sur Instagram. « Arrête de te moquer de moi oh mon dieu, je suis en train de te faire un album. Je ne l’éteindrai pas si tu continues à te moquer de mes cheveux, tais-toi. je le change après la doc [documentary] fate, it will be the end of an era. I will give you a new era, I have announcements to make. I have some shit to get out. Either way, that’s okay. Leave me alone [and] let me live with my fucking hair that I’ve had for way too long.
– Selriana (@selrianagomezz) December 22, 2020
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