BTS, Billie Eilish to join James Corden for quarantine edition of ‘Late Late Show’

Leave it to “Carpool Karaoke” mastermind James Corden to round up some of the biggest names in music for a special quarantine edition of “The Late Late Show.”

On March 30, the English comedian will host “Homefest: James Corden’s Late Late Show Special” from his garage, accompanied remotely by Billie Eilish, BTS, John Legend and more.

In addition to featuring appearances from Hollywood stars such as Will Ferrell and David Blaine, the hourlong program will also include musical performances from BTS in South Korea, Andrea Bocelli in Italy and Dua Lipa in London, as well as Eilish, Finneas and Legend in Los Angeles.

“Since [‘The Late Late Show’] came off the air, we have been thinking of different ways to try and make a show at this time,” said executive producers Ben Winston and Rob Crabbe in a statement Wednesday. “With the help of some wonderful guests, we are going to try to put on the best show we can, to entertain, raise awareness, raise money and hopefully lift spirits.

“Shooting from James’ garage may be far from perfect, but under the circumstances we hope it can help someone, somewhere, who needs some cheer right now.”

Throughout the show, Corden and his famous guests will also remind viewers to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, as well as provide information on how to donate to the CDC Foundation and Feed the Children.

“Homefest: James Corden’s Late Late Show Special” airs March 30 on CBS at 10 p.m. Pacific.

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Billie Eilish is first woman to win all four major Grammys in one night

Billie Eilish couldn’t stop taking home Grammys, adding Best New Artist, Album of the Year and Record of the Year to her list of awards. 

The 18-year-old was recognized for some of her chart-topping songs from her debut album, WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?. She won five out of six awards she was nominated for, taking home wins in the four biggest categories.

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Christopher Cross was the first person to ever win all four awards back in 1981. Now, Eilish is the second person and first female to win all four major Grammys categories in one night.

Norah Jones came close in 2003, sweeping the four categories and taking home three out of the four awards herself. Songwriter Jesse Harris snagged the fourth by winning Song of the Year for her work on Jones’ “Don’t Know Why.”

This year, Eilish was nominated against Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rosalia and more for Best New Artist. 

“I feel like the fans deserve everything, I feel like they have not been talked about enough tonight,” Eilish said. “I love all fandoms. Thank you to the fans, you make this worth it.” 

You can see a clip of her speech below. 

“I feel like they have not been talked about enough tonight, because they are the only reason that any of us are here at all.” @billieeilish thanks the fans and her fellow nominees while accepting the award for best new artist https://t.co/voDTa3oOBF #Grammys pic.twitter.com/aFDdELJS0e

— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) January 27, 2020

Then, she and FINNEAS won Album of the Year, and she said she thought Ariana Grande “deserves this” more for her record thank u, next. Grande had the best reaction, which you can see below.

Billie Eilish says she thinks Ariana deserves the album of the year award and Ariana’s reaction is amazing #GRAMMYs pic.twitter.com/Zv320KmwKJ

— Chicks in the Office (@ChicksInTheOff) January 27, 2020

FINNEAS talked about how they wrote an album about tough issues like depression and climate change that wasn’t supposed to win a Grammy that was met with major applause by the audience. Check out that below.

Billie Eilish is now the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year at the #GRAMMYs, and her brother Finneas says “We didn’t make this album to win a Grammy. We didn’t think it would win anything” pic.twitter.com/LV5tmk91nr

— MTV NEWS (@MTVNEWS) January 27, 2020

After that, she won Record of the Year for “bad guy”. At that point, she and Finneas just said: “thank you”. You can see that below.

Billie Eilish won the #Grammys for “Record of the Year” with Bad Guy! Congrats @billieeilish ❤ pic.twitter.com/dOF70eESVM

— Grammys 2020 (@TheAwards2020) January 27, 2020

Additionally, Eilish won Song Of The Year alongside her brother Finneas for “bad guy”. You can see a clip of their speech below. 

Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas react to winning Song of the Year at the #GRAMMYs, where Finneas won Producer of the Year earlier in the night pic.twitter.com/dRGK3ftUBD

— MTV NEWS (@MTVNEWS) January 27, 2020

Before their win, the pair brought the emotion during their debut Grammys performance of “when the party’s over” from Eilish’s chart-topping debut album WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?.

FINNEAS played piano beautifully while Eilish belted out the track. They both wore matching glittery outfits that were pretty much everything. You can see a video of their performance below. 

No, we can’t just let it go. @billieeilish, this performance is ??? #UnexpectEverything pic.twitter.com/6XXvQtkV6M

— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) January 27, 2020

Check out the full list of Grammy Awards winners here

What do you think of Eilish’s big wins at her first-ever Grammy Awards? Sound off in the comments down below and let us know!

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Billie Eilish sweeps Grammy Awards with top four prizes – Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Teen sensation Billie Eilish swept the Grammy Awards on Sunday, winning all four top prizes – album, song, record of the year and best new artist – in a rare feat at the music industry’s highest honors.

62nd Grammy Awards – Photo Room– Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 26, 2020 – Billie Eilish poses backstage with her awards to include Song of the Year for “Bad Guy” , Best New Artist, and Album of the Year for “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”. REUTERS/Monica Almeida

Eilish, an 18-year-old newcomer with a unique sound, won for her debut studio album “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” while her hit single “Bad Guy” was named record of the year and song of the year. In all, she took home five awards.

She is only the second person, and the youngest, to win all four top Grammys on the same night.

Eilish, distinguished by her green hair and baggy clothes, recorded the album with her brother Finneas in the bedroom of their Los Angeles home. Finneas also won the Grammy for non classical producer of the year.

They seemed taken aback by their Grammy haul, which saw them triumph over established stars including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande and rapper Post Malone.

“We didn’t make this album to win a Grammy. We wrote about depression and suicidal thoughts and environmental change,” Finneas said as the pair accepted the awards. “We stand up here confused and grateful.”

Asked backstage what she would do next, Eilish said, “Being in this moment is all I’m thinking about… I’m gonna do whatever I feel.”

The Grammy Awards show opened with a dedication to basketball star Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter accident earlier in the day and whose Los Angeles Lakers team has its home at the city’s Staples Center and Grammy venue.

“We are literally standing here heartbroken in the house that Kobe Bryant built,” said Grammy host Alicia Keys. “We never imagined in a million years we’d have to start the show like this.”

R&B star Lizzo won three of her eight nominations, while gay black country rapper Lil Nas X took two for his viral “Old Town Road” collaboration with Billy Ray Cyrus.

Lil Nas X, 20, wearing a cowboy hat and silver lure suit, and country singer Billy Ray Cyrus dazzled the house with a kitschy performance of their viral collaboration “Old Town Road,” with contributions from stars ranging from K-Pop band BTS to young yodeler Mason Ramsey.

“He told the world he was gay and overnight he became an inspiration and a role model for hundreds of young people around the world,” comedian Ellen DeGeneres, who is also gay, said as she introduced Lil Nas X.

Grande performed a medley of hits from her break-up album “Thank u, Next,” including “7 Rings” and “Imagine” but won none of the five Grammys for which she was nominated.

Slain rapper Nipsey Hussle, 33, who was gunned down in his Los Angeles neighborhood last year, won two Grammys and was honored in a tribute by John Legend, DJ Khaled and rapper Meek Mill.

Blake Shelton and his fiancee Gwen Stefani held hands as they debuted their new romantic duet “Nobody But You,” while Camila Cabello sang her recent single “First Man” to her tearful father in the audience. Demi Lovato won a standing ovation in her first performance at a major awards show since a drugs overdose in 2018.

The Grammy winners are chosen by members of the Recording Academy, which is currently embroiled in a dispute over the departure of its new chief executive Deborah Dugan and her allegations of conflicts of interest in the nominations process. The Recording Academy has denied the allegations.

Additional reporting by Gabriella Borter; Editing Daniel Wallis, Richard Pullin & Shri Navaratnam

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Billie Eilish to write and record James Bond theme song

Her name is Eilish, Billie Eilish, and she’s set to become the youngest artist ever to write and record a James Bond theme song.

Eilish will handle the theme for the upcoming 25th Bond film, No Time to Die, EON Productions, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios (MGM), and Universal Pictures International confirmed today. Eilish first teased the announcement last night by posting photos of past Bond girls — including Eva Green, Hallie Berry, and Lea Seydoux — to Instagram. She later updated her account with a 007 logo.

The as-yet-untitled song was written by Eilish with her brother and frequent collaborator Finneas, and will premiere on April 2nd.

“It feels crazy to be a part of this in every way. To be able to score the theme song to a film that is part of such a legendary series is a huge honor. James Bond is the coolest film franchise ever to exist. I’m still in shock,” Eilish said in a statement.

No Time to Die, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga and starring Daniel Craig in his final turn as Bond, hits theaters in the UK on April 3rd and in the US on April 10th.

Eilish joins an elite group of musicians to have recorded a Bond theme. That list includes Adele, Sam Smith, Chris Cornell, Alicia Keys with Jack White, Madonna, and Paul McCartney.

It’s just the latest accolade for Eilish, our 2019 Artist of the Year whose debut album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, was our favorite album of the year. Beginning in March, she’ll embark on a lengthy arena tour of North America. Get tickets here.

Billie Eilish to write and record James Bond theme song
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