For the second year in a row, Billie Eilish and her brother FINNEAS have won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year. They’ve taken home the 2021 prize for “everything i wanted,” which beat out tracks by Doja Cat (“Say So”), Dua Lipa (“Don’t Start Now”), Post Malone (“Circles”), DaBaby and Roddy Ricch (“ROCKSTAR”), Black Pumas (“Colors”), Beyoncé (“Black Parade”), and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” remix, also featuring Beyoncé.
In her acceptance speech, Eilish stated that Megan Thee Stallion deserved to win the award. “This is really embarrassing for me,” she said. “Megan, girl… I was gonna write a speech about how you deserve this but then I was like, ‘There’s no way they’re going to choose me.’ I was like, ‘It’s hers.’ You deserve this. You had a year that I think is un-stoppable. You are a queen—I want to cry thinking about how much I love you… You deserve everything in the world, I think about you constantly… You deserve it.” She then asked everyone to applaud Megan before continuing her acceptance speech.
“everything i wanted” marked Eilish’s first new single since she released her debut WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? In addition to Record of the Year, “everything i wanted” was also nominated for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. Eilish’s titular theme song for the forthcoming James Bond No Time to Die won Best Song Written for Visual Media.
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