Rosalía adds Billie Eilish to star-studded list of collaborators
American teenager joins Travis Scott, Bad Bunny, The Weeknd and others after featuring on ‘Lo vas a olvidar’
Catalan superstar Rosalía has gone from strength to strength in the past few years, her latest addition ‘Lo vas a olvidar’ was released on Thursday. US singer song-writer, Billie Eilish, who won the 2020 Grammy for song of the year, accompanies her on the track.
This follows suit with Rosalía’s recent string of star-studded collaborations, with three of her latest releases featuring big names. Past hits include collaborations with stars such as Travis Scott, Bad Bunny, and The Weeknd.
55,000 people waited on Thursday on Eilish’s youtube channel to stream the song and video for the first time, and as of January 22, 2021 the clip already ahd 7,9 million views on the platform.
The song which mainly features Rosalía and Eilish’s vocals without background instrumentation will be the soundtrack for one of the episodes of HBO’s hit series ‘Euphoria’, and will also be played on the show’s trailer.
Australian-American Nabil, who has directed music videos for Kendrick Lamar, Dua Lipa, and SZA, to name but a few, took charge of the clip for ‘Lo vas a olvidar’; creating a minimalist video, mirroring the song’s simplicity, showcasing both singers on a dark industrial background illuminated by a spotlight.
Rosalía on the world stage
With such features, and a range of awards, in 2020 Rosalía established herself firmly on the world stage as a global celebrity.
At the start of the year, she released ‘TKN’ with Travis Scott, an established and a multiple award-winning US rapper.
She followed this up with ‘La noche de anoche’ in late November 2020, with Bad Bunny, 2020’s most streamed artist.
Closing off the year with no less than a remix of ‘Blinding Lights’ Canadian pop icon The Weeknd’s song of the summer, and the most streamed of 2020.
Rosalía also won many accolades in 2020 including at the Grammys at the start of the year for her album ‘El Mal Querer’ and the Latin Grammys in November, with three prizes for her collaborations with world sensations Ozuna and Travis Scott.