Billie Eilish wins Album of the Year at Grammys: 'I think Ariana deserves this'
Billie Eilish brought home Album of the Year honors at the 62nd annual Grammys on Sunday for her work on the best-selling song collection When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
The win was part of a clean sweep for Eilish in the top four categories: Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist.
“Let me just say I think Ariana [Grande] deserves this,” Eilish said in her acceptance speech. “I’m not going to waste your time, I’m really not.”
Added her brother Finneas, the album’s producer, “We wrote an album about depression and suicidal thoughts and climate change and being the bad guy whatever that means. We stand up here confused and grateful.”
Eilish beat out Bon Iver (I, I), Lana Del Rey (Norman F***ing Rockwell!), Ariana Grande (Thank U, Next), H.E.R. (I Used To Know Her), Lil Nas X (7), Lizzo (Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)), and Vampire Weekend (Father of the Bride). The win caps off one of the most impressive ascents in recent pop music history.