Oscars 2024: Billie Eilish becomes the youngest singer to win two Academy Awards, breaking 87-year-old record

On Sunday night, singers Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell created history by becoming the youngest winners of Best Song twice.

On Sunday night, singers Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell created history by becoming the youngest winners of the Best Song twice. The song “What Was I Made For?” from Billie and Finneas’ original soundtrack, which was featured in Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie,” took home the trophy. Billie also sang the song live at the event. Hollywood, Los Angeles, and California’s Dolby Theatre hosted the 96th Academy Awards.

Billie, who is 22 years old, became the youngest two-time Oscar winner at the age of 22, breaking an 87-year industry record in the process. Luise Rainer, who was 28 years old when she won her second Oscar, was eclipsed by her. For Barbie’s song “What Was I Made For?” she received a nomination.

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The film from which the other song for the evening was nominated originated. Awards for “Star Is Born” ‘I’m Just Ken’ is a heartfelt ode to Ryan Gosling written by Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt, who are most known for writing Shallow.

The female singer of “Bad Guy” gave an amazing and dramatic live stage performance of the song for which she was nominated as the 96th Annual Academy Awards got underway. Together with pianist O’Connell, Eilish’s subtle vocal harmonies enthralled the audience. One of the year’s biggest hits, the song had previously won Song of the Year at the Grammy Awards.