They were meant to appear in Birmingham at a big charity concert.
Oscar-winning Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O’Connell did not perform at the concert, but they did record a video message for the Ukrainians in which they expressed their solidarity.
“We want to express our love and support for everyone of the concert’s participants, especially the performers. To show support for the millions of individuals who have been forced to flee their homes and everything they own, “said the performer.
They also performed a number of songs produced with Ukrainian musician Ilya Bondarenko as part of the concert. Between explosions, the violinist had to wait four minutes to record his part in a bomb shelter.
Camilla Cabello, a Cuban-American singer, performed the smash “Fix You” for the audience and was overjoyed with the duo’s debut for the song “Bam Bam” with Ed Sheeran.
Tina Karol and Jerry Heil had previously raised more than 41 million hryvnias for Ukrainians at a charity event in Poland. Karol performed the hit “Ukraine – tse I” and Jerry Heil, a youth anthem she created herself, on stage with a 7-year-old Kyiv refugee.
Billy Eilish, a young Oscar winner, and her brother, musician Finneas O’Connell, 24, sent messages of support to the Ukrainians.
Billy and Finneas were due to play at a charity event in Birmingham in support of Ukraine, but they were unable to join other celebrities.
Ed Sheeran was scheduled to perform on a teleconference with Taras Topol, the frontman of the Ukrainian band “Antitelya,” however the teleconference between Ukraine and the UK was canceled.
Despite this, musicians from various nations have discovered a common language through social media and are preparing future shows.
Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas took home the Oscar for Best Original Song for the Bond film No Time To Die in 2022.