Billie Eilish Set To Guest Star In New Series Of ‘Sesame Street’

Fellow musicians Anderson .Paak, Kacey Musgraves and Jon Batiste are also lined up to appear in the show’s new episodes.

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Billie Eilish is set to visit Sesame Street, with the singer appearing as part of the long-running children’s show’s upcoming 52nd season, which premieres on November 11.

Eilish is one of many celebrity guests who’ll appear on the series’ upcoming iteration, which will also feature fellow musicians Anderson .Paak, Kacey Musgraves and Jon Batiste, actress Keke Palmer, poet Amanda Gorman and tennis player Naomi Osaka.

According to USA Today, Eilish’s appearance on the show will feature the pop star share a scene with Sesame Street‘s number-loving vampire, The Count. Anderson .Paak, meanwhile, will perform a song written for the show’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day episode.

Sesame Street has welcomed many other artists to its neighborhood in recent years. Norah Jones was a previous guest, while last November, Maggie Rogers got its residents ready for bed with a song titled “It’s Nighttime”. Other musical guests have included Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl and Chance the Rapper.

Last weekend, Eilish played the role of Sally in a Nightmare Before Christmas live-to-film concert that took place at Los Angeles’ Banc of California Stadium. Eilish performed “Sally’s Song” and a duet with Danny Elfman’s character Jack Skellington, “Simply Meant To Be”.

Along with the likes of Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo and Demi Lovato, Billie Eilish was also recently announced among the nominees for the 2021 People’s Choice Awards. With three nominations, Eilish is up for female artist of the year as well as Album of the Year for Happier Than Ever and Pop Special of the year for her documentary The World’s A Little Blurry.

Olivia Rodrigo also racked up a number of nominations including Best New Artist and Female Artist of the Year, Song and Music Video of the year for “good 4 u” and Album of the Year for Sour.

The People’s Choice ceremony will air on NBC and E! on December 7 at 9 p.m. ET. from Santa Monica, California’s Barker Hangar.

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