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Teen sensation Billie Eilish to perform the new Bond theme tune at the Brit Awards


Billie Eilish poses for photographers upon arrival at the Brit Awards 2020 in London.

Singer Billie Eilish will premiere the new James Bond theme tune at the British pop music's big night.


Eilish who is nominated for best international female solo artist, will perform the world premiere of the Bond theme tune, which shares the same name as the upcoming movie "No Time To Die".


The ballad that features a grungy melancholic feeling has propelled the teenage pop icon to star status.


US singer-songwriter Billie Eilish poses on the red carpet.


With a remarkable 26 million views on her YouTube channel, the 18-year-old singer is the youngest artist to record a Bond track.


The breakout star swept last month's Grammys, clinching five awards including the "big four" prizes: Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist.




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Rappers Stormzy and Dave and indie newcomer Lewis Capaldi will vie for glory at British pop's biggest night.


But the build-up to the show has been overshadowed by criticism of the lack of female nominees in mixed gender categories, with just four women honoured in 25 spots.


US singer-songwriter Billie Eilish collects her International Female Solo Artist award.


The disproportionately male shortlists, unveiled last month before the ceremony at London's O2 Arena, were branded an "absolute disgrace" by one music critic.



'Absolute disgrace'


The Brit Awards have recognised the cream of British pop music since they were first held in 1977, and have often been peppered with scandal and farce.


This year sees grime star Stormzy, who headlined last year's Glastonbury Festival, London rapper Dave and Scottish singer Capaldi each shortlisted for the same three prestigious prizes.



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