Billie Eilish is the big winner at the Grammys

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Pop star Billie Eilish swept the board at the 2020 Grammys, winning five awards, including best new artist and song of the year.

The 18-year-old also won album of the year for her debut, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go, which was recorded in her childhood home in LA.

She replaces Taylor Swift as the youngest person ever to win the award.

Eilish triumphed in all of the Grammys “big four” marquee categories – song of the year, record of the year, album of the year and best new artist. Her elder brother, Finneas, also picked up producer of the year for his work on Eilish’s album.

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Ariana Grande arrives for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, USA, 26 January 2020. EPA-EFE/ETIENNE LAURENT

Other big winners on the night included Lizzo, who won three awards including best pop solo performance for her breakout hit, Truth Hurts.

The singer opened the ceremony and, along with host Alicia Keys, paid tribute to basketball star Kobe Bryant, who died earlier in the day.

“Tonight is for Kobe,” Lizzo announced as the show began, before singing the lines, “I’m crying ‘cos I love you”.

After her performance, Keys, who was hosting the show, walked solemnly to the stage and asked the audience to remember Bryant’s family.

Read more via Variety

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