Billie Eilish Says 'It's Always a Shock When I Win' as She Accepts Top 200 Album at BBMAs 2020

"I never, ever take these for granted," the singer-songwriter said

Billie Eilish accepts the award for top Billboard 200 album
Billie Eilish. Photo: Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/Shutterstock

When you win top Billboard 200 album at the BBMAs, where do you go? Congrats, Billie Eilish!

The 18-year-old singer just won the award for top Billboard 200 album for her 2019 record When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

"Oh dang it's heavy," Eilish said while accepting her award. "Thank you guys so much, this is amazing. I wanted to say thank you to the fans. Thank you for believing in me and caring about me still. I don't know why you do."

"I also want to say that I never, ever take these for granted," she continued. "It is always a shock when I win anything at all. So thank you Billboard. Thank you guys, I love you. Thank you, thank you, thank you."

Eilish is up for a total of 12 awards, including for top artist, top female artist and top new artist. This is her first time ever being nominated at the awards show.

Her album was up against Ariana Grande's Thank U, Next, Khalid's Free Spirit, Post Malone's Hollywood's Bleeding and Taylor Swift's Lover.

Eilish's debut album has racked up several major awards.

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Last year, it took home album of the year and pop vocal album awards at the Grammys. The album also won the alternative rock album of the year award at the iHeartRadio Music Awards and album of the year at the Apple Music Awards.

Featuring hits like "Bad Guy" and "All the Good Girls Go to Hell," the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and also ended No. 1 on the year-end chart. Eilish released the record on March 29, 2019.

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Brianne Tracy
Brianne Tracy

Brianne Tracy is a staff writer on the PEOPLE music team. She has been with the brand since starting as an intern nearly six years ago, covering all things entertainment across print and digital platforms. She earned her Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Southern California and has been seen on Good Morning America.

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