On Saturday, Billie Eilish carried out on the primary stage of the Coachella music pageant.
In an onstage declaration, the 20-year-old actress said that she “should not be headlining this stuff.”
When her efficiency got here to an in depth, she apologised to the viewers for not being Beyoncé, who had headlined the present the earlier 12 months.
Billie Eilish paused in the midst of her Coachella efficiency to precise gratitude to the viewers for his or her attendance — in addition to to query her personal place within the lineup.
Eilish hit the stage on the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, changing into the pageant’s youngest headliner within the occasion’s historical past.
“I really shouldn’t be headlining this garbage!” she exclaimed to the viewers, which included members of Insider’s music staff. “But the fact that I’m here and that you all are here makes me feel unbelievably grateful. This is the fulfilment of a lifelong goal. I’m going insane.”
“Don’t be an asshole,” Eilish declared as her “three rules for the night,” which included a broad prohibition on judging others, “don’t be an asshole,” and “just have fun, bitch.”
Eilish expressed remorse when her set got here to an in depth roughly an hour later.
“Thank you so much, Coachella! We really apologise that we are not Beyoncé,” she said, earlier than concluding with, “I love you, goodnight.””
During her Coachella efficiency in 2018, Beyoncé made historical past by changing into the primary Black lady to guide the pageant, placing on an exhausting efficiency that included demanding choreography, many costume adjustments, and a Destiny’s Child reunion.
Eilish, who is barely 20 years outdated, has already achieved historical past on numerous events, together with changing into the primary lady in Grammy historical past to comb all 4 main classes and the primary Oscar winner born within the twenty-first century.
She has additionally carried out at occasions such because the Governors Ball in New York City and Firefly in Delaware as the primary attraction. The teenage singer-songwriter will quickly turn out to be the youngest solo headliner within the historical past of Europe’s largest music pageant, Glastonbury, which takes place in England.