Billie Eilish

American singer-songwriter

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell[1][2] (/ˈˌlɪʃ/ AHY-lish; born December 18, 2001)[3] is an American singer-songwriter. She is currently signed to Interscope Records.

Billie Eilish
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Billie Eilish (2019)
Born
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell

(2001-12-18) December 18, 2001 (age 18)
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Musical career
Genres
Years active2015–present
LabelsInterscope

She released her first EP, dont smile at me, in 2017.[4] Her debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, was released on March 29, 2019. It features the songs "Bury a Friend", "You Should See Me in a Crown", "When the Party's Over", "Wish You Were Gay", and her first number-one hit, "Bad Guy". The album reached number one in the UK, making her the youngest female to top the UK Albums Chart.[5]

Eilish's musical style has been compared to New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde and American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey.[6]

Personal lifeEdit

Eilish has an older brother, Finneas, who collaborated with her on some of her musical projects. She was part of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus and was home-schooled with her brother.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Savage, Mark (2017-07-15). "Is Billie Eilish pop's best new hope?". Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Who's Billie Eilish?". The FADER. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  3. "UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018". UPI. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  4. "Billie Eilish". SoundCloud. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  5. McIntyre, Hugh. "Billie Eilish Makes History As The Youngest Female Solo Artist To Score A No. 1 U.K. Album". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-04-07.
  6. Bassil, Ryan; Staff, Noisey UK (2019-04-04). "Billie Eilish and the Rise of Moody Pop". Noisey. Retrieved 2019-04-07.