- Billie Eilish won best brand-new artist, tune of the year, record of the year, and album of the year at the 2020 Grammy Awards.
- She is the second artist in history to sweep all four major categories in one event.
- At just 18 years old, she likewise broke Taylor Swift’s record as the youngest artist in history to win album of the year.
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The teen won best new artist, tune of the year for “Bad Person,” record of the year for “Bad Guy,” and album of the year for “When We All Drop off to sleep, Where Do We Go?”
The last and only time an artist won all 4 of these awards was Christopher Cross in 1981 The 29- year-old Texan rocker won huge for his self-titled LP– which controversially beat Pink Floyd’s iconic “The Wall” — and for its standout tune “Cruising.” It was the peak of Cross’ important and business success. He never ever won another Grammy
Eilish, who had actually already won earlier at night for best pop singing album, appeared geniunely surprised– and even a little irritated– when she accepted her four major awards.
Fans noticed that she was mouthing, “Please don’t be me,” when album of the year will be revealed. She likewise appeared to yell “no” when she heard her name.
— Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi) January 27, 2020
The genre-bending artist even stated that she wanted Ariana Grande to win instead.
— Chicks in the Workplace (@ChicksInTheOff) January 27, 2020
When Eilish and her bro returned to the stage to accept record of the year, they kept their speech remarkably concise: “Thank you,” they said in unison prior to exiting the stage.
— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 27, 2020
Eilish co-wrote her debut album, released in March 2019, along with her older brother and producer, Finneas O’Connell.
Eilish was 17 when the Grammy elections were announced in December, making her the youngest artist in history to be nominated for all 4 significant Grammy Awards. Now, at simply 18 years of ages, she has actually broken Taylor Swift’s record as the youngest artist in history to win album of the year. Swift previously won the award for “Courageous” in 2010 when she was 20 years of ages.