Billie Eilish Wins Five Grammys

Billie Eilish Wins Five Grammys

Alex Dinofia, Staff Writer

Billie Eilish, an 18-year-old musician, swept the Grammys, breaking the record and walking away with five awards. Eilish was nominated for six awards and ended up winning Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Best New Artist, and Best Pop Vocal Album. 

According to The Famous People, Eilish was born in Los Angeles, California, and grew up in a family of musicians. At only eleven years old, she had begun to sing and write her own songs. Her first major hit song was “Ocean Eyes” and was followed with the success of “Bellyache.” According to Eilish, her biggest influence growing up was her brother, Finneas O’Connell, who helped her write, create, and produce most of her music.

Junior Abby Wintringer said, “‘I know her songs ‘Idontwannabeyouanymore,’ ‘Bored,’ ‘When the Party’s Over,’ and ‘Watch & Burn,’ and I am excited to see her new music.”’ Many people know Eilish for her album Don’t Smile at Me, but she is also popular for her most recent album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? She continued to build her loyal fanbase while touring from January to August in 2018.

She attracts many types of fans through her unique persona and style. Junior Lida Mesri said, “I like how she dresses really unique and wears goth clothes that are almost unisex.” 

Eilish’s Grammys include Album of the Year and Pop Vocal Album of the Year for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Song of the Year and Record of the Year for “Bad Guy,” and Best New Artist. She was also nominated for the Best Pop Solo Performance for her song “Bad Guy.”