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Nov 19, 2019

Billie Eilish Named Variety’s Hitmaker of The Year

Billie Eilish has alot more to celebrate with Variety’s announcement this morning. Billie has accomplished so much in her young age, we can’t wait to see what she does next.

Other honorees of Variety’s 3rd ever Hitmakers include Ellie Goulding, BTS, Megan Thee Stallion, Swae Lee, YG, and Ryan Tedder. The honorees will be treated to a private brunch event sponsored by Citi taking place in LA on Dec. 7th in addition to the upcoming issue. The third annual Hitmakers issue is to be published on December 4th. Celebrating the year in music, the Hitmakers print package recognizes the writers, producers, publishers, managers and executives who helped make and break the 25 most consumed songs of the year as compiled by BuzzAngle Music.

Image Still Courtesy of Interscope Records

Variety editors have selected Darkroom/Interscope Records artist Billie Eilish as Hitmaker of the Year, capping off a whirlwind 2019 for the 17 year old singer and songwriter. Her single, “bad guy,” is the 5th most consumed song of the year and has been streamed almost a billion times on Spotify. Eilish writes nearly all of her material in collaboration with her multi-instrumentalist brother and producer Finneas, who is also featured on Variety’s Hitmakers list. Eilish will grace the cover of Variety’s all music December 4th issue with an extensive interview inside. Are you excited to dive behind the scenes of Billie’s creative process?