Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell (; born December 18, 2001) is an American singer and songwriter. She gained a following in 2016 when she released her debut single "Ocean Eyes" on audio distribution platform SoundCloud. She caught the attention of record labels Darkroom and Interscope Records, and subsequently rereleased "Ocean Eyes" to positive reviews.
Her debut EP, Don't Smile at Me, was released on August 11, 2017. The EP reached the top 15 in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia, and spawned the single "Bellyache". Following the EP's commercial success, Apple Music named Eilish an Up Next artist in September 2017. Eilish also collaborated with American singer Khalid for the single "Lovely", which was released in April 2018 and added to the soundtrack for the second season of 13 Reasons Why.