Billie Eilish watches New York Knicks Game 5 on court with Jennifer Hudson and Common – Billboard

Billie Eilish watches New York Knicks Game 5 on court with Jennifer Hudson and Common – Billboard

With an upcoming album titled Hit me hard and soft, you would think that Billie Eilish would favor contact sports over basketball. Regardless, the pop star spent one of the final days before the arrival of her third studio album enjoying a game of hoops at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday (May 14), sitting courtside among several other stars.

The pop star was in attendance at Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Second Round playoffs to watch the New York Knicks take on the Indiana Pacers, sporting a plaid shirt, shorts and cap in the front row next to Jennifer Hudson. The “Spotlight” singer’s rumored partner, rapper Common, sat on Hudson’s other side.

Also in attendance were stars including Chris Rock, Spike Lee, Ben Stiller, Billy Crystal and Nicholas Braun. The game ended with the Knicks taking a 3-2 lead over the Pacers, winning 121-91.

The event takes place just two days before the release of Hit me hard and soft, a 10-track set produced by Eilish’s brother and frequent collaborator Finneas. In New York, the “What Was I Made for?” » The artist will host an album listening party at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Wednesday, May 15 before doing the same in Los Angeles the next day.

For those who weren’t able to secure free tickets to either event, Eilish will also be offering a listening experience for Hit me hard and soft in AMC theaters with Dolby Atmos offerings in the United States. Screenings will only be available for two days starting May 16 and tickets will cost $5.

Aside from a few glimpses here and there, including a snippet of the song “Birds of a Feather” in a recently shared teaser for Netflix. Heart stroke — the nine-time Grammy winner has largely kept details of her new project under lock and key until its release Friday (May 17). She told fans from the start that she would not release any singles in advance, noting in her album’s initial announcement: “I want to give it to you at the same time.”

“I feel like this album is me,” she said rolling stone in April. “He’s not a character. We have the impression that When we all fall asleep, where do we go? version of me. It sounds like my youth and who I was as a child.


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