Billie Eilish to celebrate Peggy Lee on her centenary

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Billie Eilish will participate in a virtual panel next week to celebrate the life, music, and career of iconic singer Peggy Lee on the centenary of her birth.

Lee passed away in 2002 at the age of 81, was the first female artist to be nominated for Album of the Year, at the Grammys’ first ceremony in May 1959, and would win the Grammy for Best Contemporary Vocal Performance in 1969.

The Grammy Museum will honor Lee’s career and will mark his 100th birthday on May 26, broadcasting a virtual panel featuring Billie Eilish, k.d. lang, Eric Burton, Dr. Tish Oney and Lee’s granddaughter, Holly Foster Wells, who chairs “Peggy Lee Associates, LLC.”

The panel will be presented by Scott Goldman, the moderator of the Grammy Museum’s public programs, as well as being broadcast on the museum’s website.

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