Billie Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ is top global single for 2019
LONDON- Billie Eilish’s single ‘Bad Guy’ was named as 2019’s top global single by the record industry.
The pounding song pokes fun at distorted perceptions and is the fifth single from the 18-year old’s first album “When we all fall asleep, where do we go?”
‘Bad Guy’ became a worldwide hit and is the most listened-to track of 2019.
The official video crossed 809 million views on YouTube.
‘Bad Guy’ had 19.5 million track equivalents and came ahead of Lil Nas X’s ‘Old Town Road’ which was second with 18.4 million track equivalents.
“Billie Eilish has taken the world by storm with her incredible voice and genre-defying sound. She is also an artist who addresses important issues like mental health in her lyrics that clearly resonate with her fans all over the world.”
– Frances Moore, IFPI Chief Executive
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