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Billie Eilish named Apple Music’s Artist Of The Year

Billie Eilish performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2019/FilmMagic for dcp via Getty Images)
Billie Eilish performs onstage during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/AMA2019/FilmMagic for dcp via Getty Images)

Billie Eilish has been named Apple Music’s Global Artist of the Year for 2019.

The 17-year-old will be honored and perform today at the first-ever Apple Music Awards at Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California.

Eilish also received Album of the Year for her debut studio album, When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? released in March. The album was the most-played album on Apple Music this year, with more than a billion streams.

In addition, Eilish and her brother, Finneas O’Connell, will receive the Songwriter of the Year award. Apple Music also awarded Lizzo with Breakthrough Artist of the Year and Lil Nas X with Song of the Year for “Old Town Road.”

Eilish confirmed the news in a tweet. Apple released a video featuring footage from Eilish’s music videos and concerts.

When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? features the singles “You Should See Me in a Crown,” “When the Party’s Over” and “All the Good Girls Go to Hell.” Eilish most recently released the song “Everything I Wanted” in November.

Eilish is nominated for six awards at the 2020 Grammy Awards.

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Full Story: Apple.com