Katy Perry Reflects on ‘Huge’ Mistake of Passing on Opportunity to Work With Billie Eilish

Katy Perry

Katy Perry on the collection of American Idol Season 20.

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Katy Perry is reflecting on several of her previous music remorses.

The 38-year-old American Idol court disclosed in a TikTok video uploaded by 102.7 KIIS FM on Friday (Jan 27) that she had actually when handed down the possibility to deal with Billie Eilish in advance of her 2016 launching solitary “Ocean Eyes.”

During a Q&A section of what seemed an intimate show, Perry disclosed that a person had “sent me an email one time that [said],’Hey, check out this new artist. I’d really like us to work with her, because she was working with me for Unsub [Records].”

The “Dark Horse” vocalist proceeded, “It was a song called ‘Ocean Eyes,’ and it was just a blonde girl. And I was like, ‘Meh, boring.’”

With her eyes broadening, Perry confessed that handing down the possibility to deal with Eilish– that was not yet a house name– was a “huge mistake, big mistake.” She after that happily included, “Don’t let this hit the internet.”

Following the launch of “Ocean Eyes,” Eilish took place to win 7 Grammys, a Golden Globe, as well as anOscar She additionally has 5 leading 10 appeal the Billboard Hot 100, consisting of chart-topper “Bad Guy.” Eilish gained her 2ndNo 1 cd on the Billboard 200 with her student cd, Happier Than Ever, in 2021.

Perry as well as Eilish have actually considering that come to be buddies, as displayed in Eilish’s Apple TELEVISION+ docudrama The World’s aLittle Blurry At one factor in the movie, Perry draws Eilish apart prior to the vocalist’s 2019 Coachella efficiency as well as informs her she can call if she ever before requires any type of aid comprehending the strange globe of pop fame.

Watch Perry disclose her “big mistake” of not collaborating with Eilish in the TikTok video clip listed below.


#KatyPerry informs the tale of very first hearing BillieEilish’s Ocean Eyes! #oceaneyes #oceaneyesbillieeilish #katyperryfan #losangeles

♬ original sound – 102.7 KIIS FM


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