Oscars 2024: Billie Eilish and Finneas Win Best Original Song for Barbie’s “What Was I Made For?”

Billie Eilish and Finneas have won Best Original Song for “What Was I Made For?” at the 2024 Academy Awards. Eilish and her brother received the award in person at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, where they thanked Barbie director Greta Gerwig, their parents, and more during their acceptance speech. Watch it below.

“I had a nightmare about this last night,” Eilish said at the top of her speech, before bursting into laughter. She continued:

Upon receiving the nomination in January, Eilish and Finneas said, “As lifelong fans of film, music in film and the Academy Awards, this means everything to us.” They thanked “the incomparable Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach for their genius vision and execution,” Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt “for weaving our song into the fabric and heart of this film,” and Margot Robbie “for her incredible foresight as a producer and brilliant performance that resonated with us so profoundly.”

Oppenheimer ended up having a big night at the Oscars this year. In addition to winning Best Picture and Best Original Score, the movie also took home awards for Best Director (Christopher Nolan), Best Actor (Cillian Murphy), Best Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.), Best Cinematography (Hoyte Van Hoytema), and Best Film Editing (Jennifer Lame).

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