Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Billie Eilish.

REAL NAME: Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connoll

BIRTH DATE: December 18, 2001

WHERE FROM: Los Angeles, California

MUSICAL LINKS: Khalid, Vince Staples, Florence and the Machine

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • Her brother, Finneas, produces her music as well as share songwriting credits
  • Tyler, the Creator is a big influence on her style
  • Opened last year for Florence and the Machine on tour
  • She was home schooled her whole life
  • Her influences include rap artists Tyler, the Creator, Earl Sweatshirt, ASAP Rocky, Miguel but also the Beatles, Green Day, Avril Lavigne.  A big influence for her is Lana Del Rey.
  • The singer also has Tourette's Syndrome.  See her talking about it on the Ellen Show below.

All information obtained by artist Facebook page and Wikipedia.

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