On Wednesday, Billie Eilish, 18, performed her latest single, “My Future,” for the first time during the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention broadcast. Before the emotional live performance, however, Eilish delivered a plea to fans. Urging them to vote against Donald Trump on Election Dayin the Nov. 3 election.
The Grammy-Winner was introduced by host Kerry Washington as an activist and environmentalist, who spoke of the voter-registration booths at Eilish’s concerts — which were present before the singer was old enough to, kerry opened with a short speech blasting Trump and calling on viewers to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
Then, Billie Eilish spoke as courageously as any speaker during the convention.
She starts her speach: “Donald Trump is destroying our country and everything we care about, we need leaders who will solve problems like climate change and Covid, not deny them-leaders who will fight against systemic racism and inequality.”
The “Ocean Eyes” singer end her addres by calling on everyone to register to vote and cast their ballot.
Eilish said this evelotion begin “by voting for someone who understands how much is at stake, someone who is building a team that shares our values”.
The young singer began her speach continued: “It starts with voting against Donald Trump and for Joe Biden. “
The ‘Bad Guy’ hitmaker added: “Silence is not an option and we cannot sit this one out, we all have to vote like our lives and the world depend on it, because they do and the only way to be certain of our future is to make it ourselves. Please register. Please vote.”
The Pop-Singer was one of many scheduled musical performers at this year’s convention, including Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, The Chicks, Billy Porter, Leon Bridges, Maggie Rogers, Prince Royce and Stephen Stills.