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All About Billie Eilish BBC TV special ‘Up Close’ Announcement – Read To Know

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell is an American singer and songwriter who first gained public attention in 2015 with her debut song “Ocean Eyes”. Billie Eilish went on with her music career and made her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? in 2019, which debuted atop the US Billboard 200 and reached number one in the UK. It was one of the best-selling albums of 2019, buoyed by the success of its fifth single and Eilish’s first number-one hit on the Billboard Hot 100, “Bad Guy”. Later on, in 2020, she co-wrote and performed the theme song “No Time to Die” for the James Bond film of the same name, which topped the UK singles chart. Her next singles “Everything I Wanted”, “My Future”, “Therefore I Am”, and “Your Power” each peaked within the top 10 in the US and UK which not only increased her fan base and her fame and popularity within the music industry but also paved her way of receiving several accolades, including the Grammy Awards, the American Music Awards, the Guinness World Records, the MTV Video Music Awards, and even the Brit Awards. Not only that but she is the youngest artist in Grammy history and second overall to win all four general field categories Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year all in the same year. 

Now in the year 2021, the news brings in that Billie Eilish has announced details about her new BBC special called the Billie Eilish: Up Close. The program will be broadcast in support of the singer’s second album ‘Happier Than Ever’, which is set for release on Friday, July 30. We all have been hearing the rumor of this new show by Billie but no one was sure of it until today when it has been confirmed that this brand new show called Billie Eilish: Up Close is set to be broadcasted on Saturday, July 31 on BBC One at 10.30 pm and I am sure now all the fans and lovers of Billie have gone mad and are super excited for the weekend as it is going to be double the excitement with the release of her newest song plus the release of her new show in BBC channel. This was confirmed after the BBC Radio 1’s tweet on their official page which stated that ‘Watch ’@BillieEilish: Up Close’ a brand new show hosted by @ClaraAmfo on @BBCOne & @BBCiPlayer from Saturday 31st July at 10:30 pm. PLUS Billie will make her Radio 1 Live Lounge debut, see it on @BBCiPlayer from 11:15 pm later that night + hear it in full on R1 on 5th August’ 

I am sure that you might have a fair idea of what exactly will this show consist of and if not to worry as I will just give you a brief overview of what exactly will this show consist of. So basically this how is situated in Billie’s hometown of Los Angeles BBC and as mentioned earlier this show will be hosted by Radio 1 DJ Clara Amfo who will be talking to Billie about her latest album ‘Happier Than Ever’, not only that but also get to know her extraordinary rise to fame and looking back at her remarkable success, and the effect it has had on her life and her role as an inspiration for young people all over the world. And I am sure that you all, my dear readers, will definitely love to know in-depth about one of the most successful and loved stars in the music industry and maybe even end up getting inspired by her life story. As I am certain that this show will definitely be worth your time and patience as after all it is Billie Eilish we are talking about here.

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Rishika Chattopadhyay

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