Billie Eilish, H.E.R. and Kid Cudi Are Teaming Up for Amazon's 'Prime Day Show'
They will head to Paris, the Dunbar Hotel and outer space
Published Jun 03, 2021Billie Eilish, H.E.R. and Kid Cudi are all coming together a new Amazon Prime Video project. It's simply being called the Prime Day Show, and as you might have guessed, the musical event will arrive for this year's Amazon Prime Days.
The three-part musical special will drop on June 17, with Amazon Prime Days running on June 21 and 22. To watch the special, though, you won't need a Prime subscription.
The Prime Day Show will be free to stream for 30 days. According to a press release, the special will "immerse customers in a unique experience that fuses performance and storytelling, transporting fans to worlds inspired by Paris [Billie Eilish], the Dunbar Hotel [H.E.R.] and outer space [Kid Cudi]."
Ryan Redington of Amazon Music said in a statement: "Watching these globally renownedartists create three shows from the depths of their imagination has been unlike anything we've ever done before. We're thrilled to bring fans along with us to celebrate these three remarkable artists and Prime Day."
Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, added: "These iconic artists have not only broken new ground in music but are inspired storytellers, culture creators, and visionaries. We're thrilled to partner with Billie, H.E.R. and Cudi to bring these authentic and deeply personal specials to fans around the world as we celebrate Prime Day."
Down below, you can see the breakdown of each episode:
Prime Day Show: Billie Eilish
Billie brings a timeless, Parisian neighbourhood to life with a series of cinematic performances. Set in the city known as the birthplace of cinema, it was directed by Billie Eilish and Sam Wrench, and features new music from Billie's upcoming album, Happier Than Ever. This breathtaking musical tribute was inspired by Billie's long-time admiration of a long gone era.
Prime Day Show: H.E.R.
Once known as the hub of Los Angeles Black culture in the 1930's and 40's, the iconic Dunbar Hotel hosted some of the most prominent figures of its time, including musicians Duke Ellington, Lena Horne, Billie Holiday, and many more. In a modern day musical tribute to this legendary and important piece of history and culture, H.E.R. imagines what the Dunbar Hotel would be like if it existed in 2021 featuring new music from her album, Back of My Mind.
Prime Day Show: Kid Cudi
As he embarks on his biggest mission to date, Kid Cudi departs Earth to establish a new community on the moon in this intercosmic performance. Featuring music from his album Man on the Moon III, Cudi collaborates with the International Space Orchestra, the world's first orchestra composed of space scientists from NASA Ames Research Center, the SETI Institute, and the International Space University as his backing band, in a musical collision defying sight, sound, and space.