BILLIE EILISH JOINS THE PRIME DAY SHOW LINEUP ON JUNE 17
03 JUNE 2021 (TORONTO, ON)—(NASDAQ:AMZN)—Today, Amazon announced that multi-award-winning and groundbreaking artists Billie Eilish, H.E.R., and Kid Cudi will star in the Prime Day Show, a three-part immersive musical event presented by Amazon Music that features some of the best in music and entertainment in celebration of Prime Day. All three episodes of the Prime Day Show will premiere globally starting June 17 on Prime Video and will be available to all customers for 30 days, with or without a Prime membership.
“Working with Billie Eilish, H.E.R., and Kid Cudi to bring their music to life through these imaginative experiences has been incredible,” said Ryan Redington, VP of Music Industry at Amazon Music. “Watching these globally renowned artists create three shows from the depths of their imagination has been unlike anything we’ve ever done before. We’re thrilled to bring fans along with us to celebrate these three remarkable artists and Prime Day.”
“These iconic artists have not only broken new ground in music but are inspired storytellers, culture creators, and visionaries,” said Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “We’re thrilled to partner with Billie, H.E.R., and Cudi to bring these authentic and deeply personal specials to fans around the world as we celebrate Prime Day.”
Prime Day Show viewers will be treated to three unique experiences that fuse performance and storytelling, transporting fans to worlds inspired by Paris, The Dunbar Hotel, and outer space.
PRIME DAY SHOW x BILLIE EILISH
Billie brings a timeless, Parisian neighborhood to life with a series of cinematic performances. Set in the city known as the birthplace of cinema, it was directed by Billie Eilish and Sam Wrench, and features new music from Billie’s upcoming album, Happier Than Ever. This breathtaking musical tribute was inspired by Billie’s long-time admiration of a long gone era.
The Prime Day Show X Billie Eilish is produced by Fremantle and Amazon Studios and is directed by Billie Eilish and Sam Wrench. Ashley Edens served as executive producer and Sam Wrench as co-executive producer. Runtime: Approximately 27 minutes.
PRIME DAY SHOW x H.E.R.
Once known as the hub of Los Angeles Black culture in the 1930’s and 40’s, the iconic Dunbar Hotel hosted some of the most prominent figures of its time, including musicians Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, and many more. In a modern day musical tribute to this legendary and important piece of history and culture, H.E.R. imagines what The Dunbar Hotel would be like if it existed in 2021 featuring new music from her album, Back Of My Mind.
The Prime Day Show X H.E.R. is produced by Fremantle, Wolf + Rothstein and Amazon Studios and is directed by child. Ashley Edens served as executive producer, along with Chad Taylor, Fam Rothstein and Sam Wrench as co-executive producers. Runtime: Approximately. 25 minutes.
PRIME DAY SHOW x KID CUDI
As he embarks on his biggest mission to date, Kid Cudi departs Earth to establish a new community on the moon in this intercosmic performance. Featuring music from his album Man on the Moon III, Cudi collaborates with the International Space Orchestra, the world’s first orchestra composed of space scientists from NASA Ames Research Center, the SETI Institute, and the International Space University as his backing band, in a musical collision defying sight, sound, and space.
The Prime Day Show X Kid Cudi is produced by Fremantle, Wolf + Rothstein, MAD SOLAR and Amazon Studios and is directed by Sam Wrench. Ashley Edens served as executive producer, along with Chad Taylor, Fam Rothstein and Sam Wrench as co-executive producers. Runtime: Approximately 25 minutes.
Beginning today, Amazon Music subscribers and Prime members can access the official Prime Day Show playlist here or by asking, “Alexa, play the Prime Day Show playlist,” to stream the latest hits from Billie Eilish, H.E.R., and Kid Cudi. The Prime Day Show will also be available to stream on Twitch, IMDb TV, and on Amazon devices including Fire TV, Echo Show, and Fire tablets on Prime Video.
To celebrate her unique performance, Billie Eilish is launching a line of merchandise that will drop exclusively on Amazon on June 17 alongside the Prime Day Show. Fans will be able to shop a collection of T-shirts, sweatshirts, posters, accessories, and more on Amazon.com/BillieEilish and in the Amazon Music app.
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About Billie Eilish
As seven-time Grammy Award-winning Billie Eilish prepares for the July 30 release of her album, Happier Than Ever, the 19-year-old Los Angeles native remains one of the biggest stars to emerge in the 21st century. Billie Eilish made history in 2020 as the youngest artist to receive nominations and win in all the major categories at the 62nd Grammy Awards, receiving awards for Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album. Billie Eilish is also the youngest artist to write and record an official James Bond theme song, “No Time To Die.” Most recently, she took home both Record of the Year for everything i wanted and Best Song Written for Visual Media for “No Time To Die” at the 63rd Grammy Awards.
In just under five years, H.E.R. has proven herself as a versatile R&B force to be reckoned with, earning 13 Grammy nominations and four wins, including Song of the Year for “I Can’t Breathe,” plus an Academy Award for Best Original Song with “Fight For You.” To date, H.E.R. has accrued nearly 6 billion combined audio and streams worldwide—and counting. H.E.R. keeps the momentum going with her latest single, “Come Through,” from her upcoming album, Back Of My Mind, slated for release this summer.
About Kid Cudi
Over the course of his musical career, actor, Grammy Award-winning musician, and multi-platinum recording artist Kid Cudi has released seven studio albums and has sold a combined 22 million records. His first studio album Man on the Moon: The End of Day received widespread industry praise and generated a massive cult following for his music. His most recent album, Man on the Moon III: The Chosen, was the third installment of his trilogy of albums and released in December 2020. Cudi has made exceptional contributions to the music industry and many prominent artists claim his discography as a significant source of stylistic inspiration.
To stream the Prime Day Show on Prime Video, customers do not need a Prime membership, just an Amazon account—which is free and can easily be set up on Amazon. The Prime Day Show will also be available to stream on Twitch and IMDb TV.
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June 3, 2021 9:00pm ET