‘Barbie’ Billie Eilish and Finneas Win Best Song Written For Visual Media at 2024 Grammys

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Barbie‘s Billie Eilish and Finneas took home Best Song Written For Visual Media at the 2024 Grammys.

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards took place on Sunday, February 4 in Los Angeles. During the premiere ceremony at the Peacock theater, awards were given out. This award is given to the songwriters with the track being written specifically for a film, television show, video game, or other visual media. Billie Eilish and Finneas wrote and recorded the song, “What Was I Made For?” for Barbie.

Billie Eilish and Finneas were on-site to accept their award. They thanked Barbie director Greta Gerwig in addition to Margot Robbie’s hard work as the titular character. Finneas gave a shout out their parents, including their father, who previously worked at Mattel. The brother and sister sent their love to their mother who they noted was their inspiration.

2024 Grammys Best Song Written For Visual Media Nominees

Barbie World [From “Barbie The Album”]
Naija Gaston, Ephrem Louis Lopez Jr. & Onika Maraj, songwriters (Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice Featuring Aqua)

Dance The Night [From “Barbie The Album”]
Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Dua Lipa)

I’m Just Ken [From “Barbie The Album”]
Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Ryan Gosling)

Lift Me Up [From “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From And Inspired By”]
Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson, Robyn Fenty & Temilade Openiyi, songwriters (Rihanna)

What Was I Made For? [From “Barbie The Album”]
Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

All About The 2024 Grammy Awards

The 2024 Grammy Awards will be aired at 8 PM ET on CBS, the CBS app, Paramount+, and subsequently accessible for on-demand viewing via the Paramount+ app. The Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony, scheduled for 12:30 PM PT at the Peacock Theater, precedes the main telecast, presenting a majority of awards.

Fans eager to catch the pre-ceremony can tune in through or the Grammys’ official YouTube channel. The comedian and four-time Grammy nominee Trevor Noah will host the telecast for the fourth consecutive year. He is also serving as a co-producer. In order to be eligible for this year’s awards, artists had to release their work between October 1, 2022, and September 15, 2023. Leading the nominations list is SZA with nine, followed by Phoebe Bridgers, Victoria Monet, and Serban Ghenea, each with seven. Tied with six nominations apiece are Jack Antonoff, Jon Baptiste, boygenius, Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift.

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