Singing Billie Eilish Song Yields Shocking Elimination of ‘American Idol’ Fan Favorite

  • Variety
Singing Billie Eilish Song Yields Shocking Elimination of ‘American Idol’ Fan Favorite
American Idol” top four finalist Casey Bishop made a bold move Sunday night, sitting down with mentor Finneas to take on Billie Eilish’s “Wish You Were Gay.” She rocked the song’s co-writer/producer, and the judges, too — yet, despite all that love, apparently not everyone wished she would stay.

“So, you’re singing my sister’s song,” Finneas said to the 16-year-old Estero, Florida native about the track. “The greatest honor as a songwriter is hearing the song covered, and Casey has got an incredible instrument,” he continued, advising the teen to sing the song as if “these are lyrics you just thought up before you started singing.”

Dressed in white, Bishop delivered an emotional version of the song that had the judges lavishing praise on the performance.

“You just crushed every aspect of that whole thing,” Luke Bryan gushed. “In my opinion it was your best; it
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