Billie Eilish made history today by becoming the youngest person to take home Song of the Year, Album of the Year, and Record of the Year at the 2020 Grammy Awards. Read the transcript of the acceptance speech for her first major award of the night, Song of the Year for “Bad Guy”.
Billie Eilish: (00:41)
Why? Wow, wow, wow, wow, wow, wow. Oh my God. So many other songs deserve this. I’m sorry. Thank you so much. This is my first Grammy’s. I never thought this would ever happen in my whole life. I grew up watching them and this is my brother, Finneas, and he’s my best friend. I feel like I joke around a lot and I never take anything seriously at these kinds of things, but I genuinely want to say I’m so grateful and I only want to say that I’m grateful and that I’m so honored to be here amongst all of you. I love you to my core. I grew up watching all of you. Thank you to my team, my mom, my dad, my best friends Drew and Zooey for keeping me alive to this day, Justin, Danny, Brandon, Michelle, Chelsea, Spencer, you say some please.
This is a really, really big deal and I have no idea what to say. I didn’t think we were going to win this at all. I loved every song on this list. I want to thank my girlfriend, my best friends, our entire team. We just make music in a bedroom together. We still do that and they let us do that and this is tough. All of the kids who are making music in their bedroom today, you’re going to get one of these.