Billie Eilish, the celebrated American Singer’s first of the three in-town performances, took place at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California, on Tuesday, December 13. “I Love You,” “Therefore I am,” “Everything I Wanted,” “Ocean Eyes,” and “Bad Guy,” among many other of the renowned singer and songwriter’s finest hits, were included in the 30-plus-song set dubbed “Happier Than Ever, The Hometown Encore.”
Eilish announced two shows, Happier Than Ever and The Hometown Encore, that will take place from December 15 to 16, 2022, at the Kia Forum in Inglewood, California. The concerts commemorate the album’s and the world tour’s commercial success.
billie’s christmas covers are always so good. she needs to make a christmas album i’m so serious pic.twitter.com/ZaPvdcztFx— billie archive (@archivesbe) December 14, 2022
Billie Eilish performed Xanny for the first time in almost three years.
billie eilish just performed xanny for the first time in almost 3 years. pic.twitter.com/sEToNVE7Gf— eilish loops (@loopeilish) December 14, 2022
Labrinth also made a surprise cameo at the concert, performing his song “Mount Everest” and collaborating with Billie Eilish on a brand-new song called “I’ve Never Felt So Alone.” Labrinth, well-known for his score work on “Euphoria,” achieved the 2020s Emmy Award for “All for Us” outstanding music and lyrics.
billie and labrinth performing together on stage was something i never would’ve expected pic.twitter.com/NDZyPx6yYy— billie archive (@archivesbe) December 14, 2022
Another unexpected celebration highlight was Eilish’s outstanding performance on Frank Sinatra’s “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” the holiday standard track, which would have pleased Judy Garland.
The venue’s façade was appropriately decked out in Christmas-themed hues.
Billie Eilish is also participating in Universal Music Group’s Music 4 Good charity auction by offering tickets to the Hometown Encore performance for auction.
The auction’s revenues will help charities like World Central Kitchen, Planned Parenthood, and Support + Feed in collaboration with Charitybuzz. The additional items include A &R sessions with Republic Records in New York, a signed guitar from Shawn Mendes, and VIP Meet + Greet tickets to Katy Perry’s PLAY engagement in Las Vegas. And also, accommodation for two on the Blue Note at Sea Cruise and dinner with Blue Note President Don Was are additional prizes.
The encore performance will occur on December 15 and 16 at the Forum.
Recently in September, Billie Eilish worked with Apple Music to host a film concert, including her show at the O2 Arena London.