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Billie Eilish & Finneas’ 2020 Oscars Performance Of Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’: Watch | Billboard

Billie Eilish & Finneas’ 2020 Oscars Performance Of Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’: Watch | Billboard

Billie Eilish & Finneas’ 2020 Oscars Performance Of Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’: Watch | Billboard
February 10
10:48 2020

Billie Eilish and Finneas offered up a gorgeous yet somber rendition of a Beatles classic for this year’s in memoriam tribute at the 92nd annual Academy Awards.

On Sunday night (Feb. 9), Eilish and Finneas stayed true to “Yesterday,” the sparse ballad sung and originally strummed by Paul McCartney back in 1965: they opted for equally minimal instrumentation for their performance, with Finneas playing the piano as Eilish sang through the tune by his side.

Above them, the screens at the Dolby Theater filled with familiar, beloved faces: the tribute began with basketball legend Kobe Bryant, and went on to pay respects to many of the performers and behind-the-scenes geniuses who had lent their talent to film over the years, including Doris Day, Agnes Varda, Rip Torn, Peter Fonda, John Singleton, Kirk Douglas, Anna Karina, Andre Previn, Peter Mayhew and more.

Elton John and Bernie Taupin, winners of the Original Song award for "(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again" from "Rocketman," pose in the press room during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood and Highland on Feb. 9, 2020 in Hollywood, Calif.

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Watch Eilish and Finneas perform “Yesterday” at the 2020 Oscars below.

Source: Billie Eilish & Finneas’ 2020 Oscars Performance Of Beatles’ ‘Yesterday’: Watch | Billboard

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