Billie Eilish: on the verge of 20 years as a genuine representative of adolescent anxiety in the 21st century

The singer Billie Eilish is on the verge of 20 years, which will turn 18 this Saturday, an age that finds her at a solid moment in her musical career and seen as a genuine representative of the anxiety of adolescents in the 21st century.

She is one of the most prominent youth singers of the moment and because in her songs, through intimate and painful lyrics, she expresses her experiences and her thoughts, which is why many of her generation identify with the content of her musical proposal.

"I don’t feel happy, so why would I have to make happy songs?", is one of the phrases that the artist has pronounced when they have asked her about the lyrics of her compositions, and in addition, on one occasion she expressed that the famous singer Lana del Rey has influenced her musical style.

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell, known to the music world as "Billie eilish", is an American pop artist of Dutch and Scottish descent, born on December 18, 2001 in Los Angeles, California.

Eilish is the daughter of Maggie Baird and Patrick O’Connell, two celebrities who were part of the entertainment world in America when they became musicians, songwriters, actors and directors in the Hollywood film industry.

The musician, Finneas Baird O’Connell, is her brother, and he is the one who has dedicated himself to composing and producing most of the songs that the singer performs.

+ Early years

His childhood was spent in the Highland Park sector and he attended several auditions in which child talents were sought, which helped him become part of the Los Angeles Children’s Choir at just eight years old.

On the other hand, she was educated in the home of her parents because they did not agree with the school education. Maggie and Patrick also encouraged her to express herself through art, so she took acting, music and composition classes.

+ Tourotte syndrome

The singer confessed that as a child she was diagnosed with Tourette syndrome, a nervous system disorder that causes tics in children and young people who suffer from them.

In her, the disease affected in a way that moved her eyebrows and eyes, and also made her feel depressed from her childhood. Despite that, in music he found what in his words "makes her feel good".

+ Successful singer
Taking inspiration from the series "The walking dead"At the age of 11 she wrote her first musical theme and today it is listened to worldwide by millions of people who feel identified with the songs of the pop genre and variants such as indie pop, electropop and alternative pop that she interprets.

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His professional career began when he released the song “Ocean Eyes”, via the music streaming platform SoundClound, after being contracted at the age of fourteen by the record company Interscope Records.

Since then, he has stood out in the world of music, selling more than 4.5 million records on planet earth and performing his successful songs on big stages in different countries.

Among his most notorious musical works are the songs “Lovely”, “Bad Guy” “When the Party’s Over”, “Bury a Friend”, “Ocean Eyes” and “Idontwannabeyouanymore”.

The Californian has also played the role of director, since she directed the video for her song “Xanny”, released on March 29, 2019 and which currently has more than 100 million views on YouTube.

+ Achievements
In 2019, he released the successful album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”, Which was number one in the United States and the United Kingdom.

The superstar marked a milestone when she became the youngest singer to be nominated in four Grammys categories (best new artist, song, recording, and album of the year).

At his young age, he has won two American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, a Brit Award, two Guinness World Records and five awards given by the Grammy Academy.

+ Style
The lover of the yellow color has three tattoos, one on her hand, one on the rib and one on her chest, and she usually wears large clothes from her favorite brands, Chanel, Prada and Louis Vuitton, which has attracted the attention of the public that follows. his career.

Additionally, thanks to his original and neo-Gothic style (which he represents in his music videos and in the publications he makes on his social networks), he has stood out among other artists of his generation.

+ Scope
More than 51 million listeners consume his music monthly on Spotify, while on YouTube he has approximately 45 million subscribers, adding to that the almost 100 million followers he has on Instagram.

Love life.Previously, Billie dated rapper Brandon Adams, but currently has a relationship with Matthew Tyler Vorce, an actor known for films such as “Itsy Bitsy Spiders” and “I Wasn’t Me”, with whom she has a relationship that before the Public gaze is seen as loving and stable.


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