Billie Eilish, the multi-award winning artist and pop icon, arrives in the country for the first time to headline Lollapalooza 2023 | After the cancellation of her shows in 2020

billie eilish It will be one of the strong figures that Lollapalooza Argentina 2023 will have, an event for which the complete grid was known this Tuesday. It will be his first presentation in the countryand the revenge for the Argentine fans of the multi-award-winning artist and pop reference, after the pandemic in 2020 forced the cancellation of the shows in Buenos Aires as part of her world tour “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”.

Despite having only 20 years and a -yet- brief artistic career, the author of songs like “Bad Guy” breaks records: has more than 49 million monthly listeners in Spotifyyour channel Youtube have 46.8 million subscribers and on Instagram, they follow her more than 100 million people.

His first album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? sold over 6 million copies worldwide to date, and made it a the first artist born in the 2000s with a Billboard #1 album. In 2020, in addition, he won the Grammy for Record of the Year.

In Argentina, the tickets for the shows planned for the DirecTV Arena in 2020 were sold out as soon as they went on sale, and now the singer-songwriter – forerunner of the musical subgenre “sad pop” (sad pop) – will be able to present to her fans the hits of Their disks When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Y Happier Than Ever.

This year, in an interview with David Letterman for the Netflix show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, what it is like to live with Tourette Syndrome, which was diagnosed in his childhood. There he indicated that he “suffers” from the disease, and that if they record it “for a long time, you will see many tics.” But he seldom talks about it, because he considers it “strange.”

A Star Is Born: Billie Eilish’s Early Years

Eilish was born in 2001 in Los Angeles, United States, and comes from a family of artists: her parents -with Scottish and Irish roots- act, compose and write scripts. And her older brother, Finneas O’Conell, is an actor and music producer, and he helps her write her songs. She in her childhood she learned to sing in a local choir and to play instruments like the piano and the ukulele.

In October 2015even as a teenager, became a phenomenon viral with the publication of the single “Ocean Eyes” in soundcloud, song that her brother wrote and she performed. It was, in addition, the kick of his channel of Youtubewhere she uploaded the video clip of the song in which she dances a choreography that she herself invented.

That earned him a contract with Interscope Recordshis first awards and recognitions from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), an association that brings together record companies in that country, Netflix summoned her to be part of the soundtrack of 13 reasons whytoured and in 2018 opened for Florence and the Machine.

In 2019, the release of his first album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, led her to stardom. With 14 songs, among which are the hits “bad guy“, “bury a friend“, “When the party’s over“, Y “You should see me in a crownsold over 6 million copies and made her the first 2000s artist with a Billboard #1 album. Grammy Awards 2020 won the award for Record of the YearRecord and Song of the Year, Best New Artist, Pop Vocal Record and Non-Classical Record.

Thus, it became the most awarded female album in the history of the Grammys, tying with “21” by Adele. Before, the only one who had managed to sweep the main prizes had been Christopher Cross, 39 years ago. That same year, his brother Finneas, aged 22, was chosen as Youngest Producer of the Year.

In July 2021 his second album came out, happier than everwith 16 songs, which debuted atop the US Billboard 200 and topped the charts in 20 other countries.

In addition to the Grammys, he got two American Music Awardsfour iHeartRadio Music Awardsthree MTV Video Music Awardsthree Teen Choice Awardsand a british award. In March 2022 he won a Oscar award for “Best Original Song” for “No time to die”, the main theme from the soundtrack of James Bond, No Time to Die (2021), the last 007 movie.

Distinctions for his environmental activism

Also, in August of this year, Billie Eilish and her mother, Maggie Baird, were honored by the Environmental Media Association (EMA) for their work in favor of environmental care.

They both took the EMA “Missions in Music” awardafter the entity qualified them as “models to follow for sustainable behaviors” for the work carried out on the interpreter’s last world tour, “Happier Than Ever: The World Tour”, in which they created “Overheated” (Overheated, in Spanish), a series of climate-focused activities that include clothing swaps, documentary screenings and conversations about plant-based food as part of an effort to communicate issues related to the sustainable fashion and encourage fans to participate in this movement.

The artist’s mother is the owner of “Support + Feed”, a non-profit organization that fights food insecurity and the climate crisis with plant-based foods.

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Billie Eilish, the multi-award winning artist and pop icon, arrives in the country for the first time to headline Lollapalooza 2023 | After the cancellation of her shows in 2020

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