Billie Eilish and Finneas won the 2022 Oscar for Best Original Song for the James Bond film’s theme song no time to die.
Entering the second hour of the 94th Academy Awards on March 27, Eilish, draped in black standing next to her brother Finneas at the piano and accompanied by musicians behind them, gave a moving rendition of the award-winning song, which the couple wrote . for the 25 007 movie no time to die.
Originally released in February 2020, “No Time to Die” caught the attention of fans of the long-awaited James Bond film, starring Daniel Craig, and peaked at No. 16 on the Billboard Top 100. The song previously won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 2022 and a Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media in 2021.
For best original song, “No Time to Die” went up against Beyoncé, who opened the Oscars with her song “Be Alive” by King richard, performing with a crew of dancers and musicians on location from Serena and Venus Williams’ hometown of Compton, California. Other nominees included “Somehow You Do” by Diane Warren of Four good days, performed by Reba McEntire, “Dos Oruguitas” by Lin-Manuel Miranda from the Disney film Encanta, and “Down to Joy” by Van Morrison from the film directed by Kenneth Branagh Belfast.
“It’s so amazing I could scream,” Eilish said. “Thank you to our 007 family.” Eilish then thanked the no time to die cast and crew and duo collaborator Johnny Marr. “Thank you Johnny Marr for taking it and making it James Bond-worthy,” Eilish added.
Finneas thanked the brother’s parents and the Academy. “We would like to thank our parents, who have always been our greatest inspirations,” he said. “We love you like our parents and we love you like real people too. Thank you so much to the Academy, we promise not to lose them.
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