During the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards, Keys was honored with this year's iHeartRadio Innovator Award, and during her speech, she called out several other talented female artists and included Billie as
"I want to thank all the artists out here who continue to break the mold, who continue to inspire me. Some of them like Post Malone and SZA and Rosalia, Ciara." She added, "And so many others that are in the audience like Taylor [Swift], and Maren [Morris], and Billie Eilish who's in the building too who I just love."
After hearing Alicia's shout-out, Billie was genuinely shocked that the music icon had revealed she was a fan and had named her in the group of women who she considers "continues to break the mold."
Her reaction was so pure:
Eilish attended the awards wearing a Sailer Moon-inspired outfit, featuring Sailer moon on her jacket, as well as her shorts.
It's been an amazing year for Billie, and she was nominated for an iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Rock/Alternative Artist, and has a big year ahead as she is releasing her first full-length studio album, WHEN WE FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO?, which follows her 2017 EP dont smile at me. The new album is set to be released on March 29th.
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