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Coronavirus: Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to play home-made benefit concerts

Coronavirus: Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to play home-made benefit concerts

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Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey and Alicia Keys will play a benefit concert with a difference to raise funds for those facing hardship as coronavirus spreads.The socially-distanced stars will sing live from their own living rooms in a one-hour charity special to be hosted by Sir Elton John on Sunday.The following day, Eilish will appear alongside BTS, Dua Lipa and others on another televised fundraising show.They will star on a special edition of James Corden's Late Late Show. Broadcasting from his garage, the British host will link up with BTS in South Korea, Dua Lipa in London, Andrea Bocelli in Italy, and Eilish, her brother Finneas O'Connell and John Legend in Los Angele...
Billie Eilish responds to body shaming in concert video

Billie Eilish responds to body shaming in concert video

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March 10 (UPI) -- Billie Eilish began her "Where Do We Go?" tour Monday in Miami, showing a video between songs in which she sheds her traditionally baggy sweater and spoke out against body shaming. "Some people hate what I wear, some people praise it, some people use it to shame others, some people use it to shame me, but I feel you watching, always," Eilish said. "Nothing I do goes unseen." Eilish said she could not live or perform for the approval of others. "While I feel your stares, your disapproval or your sighs of relief, if I lived by them, I'd never be able to move," she said. "Is my value based only on your perception? Or is your opinion of me not my responsibility?" At 18, Eilish has experienced the upside and downside of fame as a teenager. She won awards from Grammys to BRIT...
Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying

Billie Eilish on Bond and online bullying

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The new James Bond theme No Time to Die only took three days to write, Billie Eilish and her producer and brother Finneas O'Connell have said. In an exclusive interview with BBC Breakfast, they spoke about the song and their experiences with social media.Let's block ads! (Why?) BBC News - Entertainment & Arts
Billie Eilish to sing the new James Bond theme

Billie Eilish to sing the new James Bond theme

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Pop star Billie Eilish has recorded the title track for the new James Bond film, No Time To Die.The US singer, who turned 18 last month, is the youngest artist in history to write and record a theme for the franchise."It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way," said the star, who called the assignment "a huge honour"."James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I'm still in shock."The last two Bond themes, Adele's Skyfall and Sam Smith's Writing's On The Wall (from Spectre), have both won an Oscar.Eilish's take on the oeuvre was composed with her brother Finneas O'Connell, with whom she created her Grammy-nominated debut album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? last year."Writing the theme song for a Bond...
Best albums and songs of 2019: Lana Del Rey, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X

Best albums and songs of 2019: Lana Del Rey, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X

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Lana Del Rey's complex and beguiling fifth album, Norman Rockwell, was music critics' favourite record of 2019.Full of luscious soft-rock ballads that peer uneasily at the demise of the American Dream, the album has topped a "poll of polls" compiled by BBC News."Thank you so much to the BBC for album of the year," the star said."This was such a meaningful, fun record to make. I enjoyed every minute of it. It's lovely to see it receiving so much attention from friends and critics."She added: "Every word and melody came in a joyfully unexpected way and from the bottom of my heart, so I'm super-happy for Norman, grateful for Jack [Antonoff] for helping me make this record and looking forward to inspiration striking me again for the ...