Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell Celebrate Oscar Nomination for 'What Was I Made For?'

Credit: Billie Eilish/Instagram

The multi-talented duo, Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell, have secured an Oscar nomination for their enchanting Barbie-themed song, 'What Was I Made For?' The 96th annual Academy Awards unveiled its nominations on Tuesday, shining a spotlight on the 22-year-old pop sensation's heartfelt ballad in the coveted Best Original Song category.

Billie Eilish, never one to shy away from sharing her emotions, took to her Instagram account to express her joy. She shared a delightful carousel featuring two captivating snapshots. The initial image captured a heartwarming moment as Billie embraced Margot Robbie in a warm hug.

The second picture showcased a joint statement from the sibling duo, expressing their profound gratitude for the prestigious recognition. The statement read: “We are so incredibly honored to receive a nomination for 'What Was I Made For?'" The sentiment continued, “As lifelong fans of film, music in film, and the Academy Awards, this means everything to us. We are so grateful to the Academy, its members, and to be recognized alongside so many songwriters that we respect and admire.”

Billie and Finneas extended their appreciation to the creative minds behind the film, acknowledging director Greta Gerwig and her screenwriting partner and husband Noah Baumbach. The duo credited the incomparable vision and execution of Gerwig and Baumbach, expressing deep gratitude to the entire Barbie cast and crew, Lucky Chap Entertainment, and the Warner Bros. Pictures team.

This Oscar nomination not only marks a significant milestone in Billie Eilish's illustrious career but also solidifies the collaborative brilliance of the siblings, whose artistry has left an indelible mark on the music and film industry. As anticipation builds for the 96th Academy Awards, fans and peers alike eagerly await the grand celebration of talent and creativity that this prestigious event promises to deliver.

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