Billie Eilish — the teenage singer behind the summer 2019 viral hit “Bad Guy” — will perform the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, “No Time to Die.”
What happened: Eilish announced her involvement with the upcoming film in a tweet Tuesday morning.
- “Billie has written and will perform the theme song for the 25th James Bond film.
Billie has written and will perform the theme song for the 25th James Bond film, #NoTimeToDie @007 pic.twitter.com/BrxqLM6ED6— billie eilish (@billieeilish) January 14, 2020
- The 007 Twitter account shared the news, too.
- “The ‘No Time to Die’ title song will be performed by Billie Eilish. Billie has written the song with her brother Finneas and is the youngest artist in history to write and record a James Bond theme song.”
The #NoTimeToDie title song will be performed by @billieeilish. Billie has written the song with her brother @finneas and is the youngest artist in history to write and record a James Bond theme song. pic.twitter.com/Qd5cYIRlmg— James Bond (@007) January 14, 2020
Rumors: Per ComicBook.com, there were rumors circulating that Eilish might be involved in the upcoming project. She posted photos of Bond actresses on Instagram on Tuesday morning before she announced the decision to sing the song.
Beyonce: There were rumors out there that Beyonce would sing the theme song for the upcoming Bond film, according to Entertainment Tonight. Those rumors picked up when Beyonce posted a photo with a martini.
Release date: The new James Bond film will hit theaters on April 8, 2020. It stars Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Lashana Lynch, Naomie Harris and Lea Seydoux.