Billie Eilish and Khalid wearing black clothes and silver chains

Billie Eilish & Khalid's video hits 1 billion views on YouTube!

The iconic singer and songwriter Billie Eilish and Afro-American star Khalid have entered the prestigious 1 billion viewers club with their "lovely" music video collaboration that premiered in 2018. Scroll down to find out how the “Ocean Eyes” and the "Location” singers became click billionaires and topped the charts!

  • On April 26th, 2018 Eilish teamed up with Khalid, who at the time was also a recent pop breakthrough artist like Billie, who was only 16 years old.
  • Both artists wrote the song along with Eilish’s elder brother and creative collaborator Finneas O’Connell who also produced the track.
  • Khalid and Eilish joined forces to create a song for the second season of Netflix’s series “13 Reasons Why,” speaking openly about their struggles with mental health issues.
Billie Eilish and Khalid celebrating 1 billion clicks!

Billie Eilish and Khalid’s music video “lovely” reached 1 billion views on YouTube. In the clip, we can see the pair of young singers wearing black outfits and silver chain jewelry. They are inside a glass box and it rains from a cloud on top, becoming cold and frosty.

Khalid at the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2018- Source: Getty Images

Can you believe that Billie was only 16 and she created the dark and dramatic visual concept for the video because she was feeling trapped in a hopeless relationship? Khalid's melancholic voice echoing Eilish's vocals and the lyrics are incredibly moving.

Billie Eilish performs at the 2018 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival

"Isn't it lovely, all alone? Heart made of glass, my mind of stone. Tear me to pieces, skin to bone. Hello, welcome home."

The song "lovely" was featured on the soundtrack for the second season of Netflix's hit “13 Reasons Why. Selena Gomez was an executive producer of the series.

"13 Reasons Why" Netflix series poster

This marks Eilish's second billion ranking entry after the music video for "Bad Guy," the singer’s Billboard Hot 100 No.1 and also Grammy Award winner, reached the 1 billion viewers mark in November 2020.

Khalid and Eilish are close friends and when “Bad Guy” smashed the records the pop superstar wrote at the time on his Instagram Story:

"AYYYEEEEE BAD GUY HIT A BILLI."

Click here to watch "lovely" and enjoy Eilish & Khalid’s awesome performance. You can help Billie to become a multi-billionaire in hits!

Natalie Baldwin

Graphic Designer graduated from University of Southern California. Bookworm. Nature, coffee and books are my best friends.+ info

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