Billie Eilish is having a banner yr for somebody simply barely sufficiently old to vote. After seeing her debut studio album When We Fall Asleep, The place Do We Go? go double platinum with greater than 2.four million home copies bought, the brand new pop sensation received 5 Grammys Sunday night time, making her the primary lady to brush that award ceremony’s 4 largest classes, together with Album of the 12 months. Thus working on the logic that one main awards coup ought to dovetail into one other, Eilish has agreed to seem throughout subsequent month’s Oscars telecast.
The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences introduced the information itself late Wednesday night when it was revealed Eilish will likely be offering “a particular efficiency” from the Dolby Theatre on Oscar’s massive night time come Feb. 9. It’s unclear if this particular efficiency will likely be associated to any particular a part of the Academy Awards ceremony, equivalent to presumably the “in memoriam” part, however it’s clearly one other exceptional feather in Eilish’s cap after her success in each music and movie.
Certainly, earlier than her historic Grammy wins, it was introduced by Eon Productions that Eilish could be singing the brand new title track of the subsequent James Bond film, No Time to Die. Co-writing the track alongside together with her brother and perennial collaborator, Finneas, the gig has additionally introduced her into collaboration with legendary, and Oscar profitable, composer Hans Zimmer.
Eilish talked about being a fan of the franchise when she beforehand spoke with ALT 98.7 FM.
“That was some time in the past,” Eilish mentioned. “It’s one thing me and my brother, who’s my writing accomplice, we’ve tried to write down a Bond track for our entire lives. Not even like we wish to get the Bond track, similar to each track that’s been the opening credit score of the films. It’s similar to all the time been incredible. And Bond is so dope! Prefer it actually is, it’s the best film franchise on the earth. So it was a loopy name and a loopy final couple of months, and dealing on it with Hans. Oh my God, it was superb. I’m very excited.”
Finneas later elaborated to Billboard that they’ve apparently seen the film. Stated the songwriter, “All I’ll say is that I believe the film’s unbelievable, and I’m so excited for folks to listen to the track that we made.”
So from 007 to the 92nd Academy Awards, Eilish is having a really busy spring on the films, which simply so occurs coincide with the kickoff her world tour in March. And who is aware of she may be up for an Oscar herself because of Bond come 2021?
The Oscars in the meantime will air, sans host, on Sunday, Feb. 9 at 8pm ET.
David Crow is the Movie Part Editor at Den of Geek. He’s additionally a member of the On-line Movie Critics Society. Learn extra of his work right here. You’ll be able to comply with him on Twitter @DCrowsNest.