Billie Eilish is busy creating records this awards season. The American singer and songwriter became the youngest music artist to win an Academy Award twice. Along with her talented brother Finneas O’Connell, the Bad Guy singer was awarded an Oscar in the Best Original Song category for What Was I Made For?. The song, which plays a very significant role in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, made its way to the Grammys and Golden Globes too.

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Billie Eilish in Xanny

Billie Eilish rose to fame at the age of 15 with her song Ocean Eyes and the rest is history. Time and again, the widely recognized singer has proved that she is the best when it comes to blending soulful music with thoughtful lyrics, and this is what makes her a fan favorite too. With more than 45 songs, Billie Eilish has left an indelible mark in the global music industry. Here is the list of the top 5 songs by Billie Eilish ranked on the basis of their popularity.

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When The Party’s Over

Billie Eilish’s When The Party’s Over was released as a single in 2018. The popular song explores the themes of heartbreak and vulnerability. During an interview with Vulture back in 2019,  Finneas O’Connell spoke about the inspiration behind the song. He revealed that the inspiration for When The Party’s Over came while he was driving back home after ending things with a girl.

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Billie Eilish In When The Party’s Over

Directed by Carlos López Estrada, the video of the song features Billie Eilish crying black tears which symbolizes emotional pain. From having 1.5 billion streams on Spotify, to reigning for 29 weeks on the US Billboard Hot 100 ChartWhen The Party’s Over is still one of the top-ranked songs by Billie Eilish.

Happier Than Ever

Happier Than Ever was an instant hit when it was launched in July 2021. During an interview with NPR in 2021, Billie Eilish spoke about the song and what makes it one of the most important songs of her career. She said-

“I mainly wanted a title for my album to be, like, un-mispronounceable. I feel that was a strong, easy-to-pronounce, easy-to-say, can’t-get-it-wrong title. [But the song it’s named after] is one of my favorite songs on the album. It’s one of the most important songs I’ve ever written.”

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Billie Eilish in Happier Than Ever

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Happier Than Ever was lauded by the critics too. The song was nominated for four Grammys in 2022. It holds the record of being streamed more than a billion times on Spotify.

What Was I Made For?

Billie Eilish’s What Was I Made For? perfectly resonated with Barbie’s quest for her purpose in life in the fantasy doll drama. The heartbreaking song earned Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell their second Oscar in the Best Original Song category after No Time To Die in 2022. During an interview with Apple Music 1’s  Zane Lowe, the Grammy Award winner revealed that the song came up after a period of writer’s block.

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Billie Eilish in What Was I Made For?

During the interview, she confessed that she did not think about herself while writing the song. The Lovely singer said-

“I did not think about myself once in the writing process. I was purely inspired by this movie and this character and the way I thought she would feel, and wrote about that.”

With hard work and dedication at the age of 22, Billie Eilish has become one of the most influential names in the music industry.

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Bad Guy

Billie Eilish’s Bad Guy was an immediate hit as soon as it was launched in 2019. With minimum instrumentation, Bad Guy is a blend between electropop and trap-pop. According to the lyrics of the song, Eilish is taunting someone for being a bad person while telling that person that she is more resilient than him.

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Billie Eilish in Bad Guy

During the 62nd Grammy Awards, Billie Eilish earned two golden gramophones in the Song Of The Year and Record Of The Year categories for Bad Guy. The popular song has around two billion streams on Spotify.

Everything I Wanted 

Billie Elish’s Everything I Wanted was released as a single in November 2019. The song talks about Eilish’s rise to fame and the pressure and loneliness that comes along with being in the media limelight. According to an interview with The New York Times Magazine in March 2o2o, when Billie Eilish approached her brother to help her compose the song, he was hesitant because he was more worried about her depression.

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Billie Eilish in Everything I Wanted

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Billie Eilish earned her second Grammy in the Song Of The Year category for Everything I Wanted in 2021. It has more than one billion streams on Spotify. Everything I Wanted reigned for 23 weeks on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.  

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