Billie Lourd honors mom Carrie Fisher on second anniversary of her death

Remembering an icon. Billie Lourd paid tribute to her late mother, Carrie Fisher, on the second anniversary of her tragic death by playing an emotional song in her honor.

“It has been two years since my Momby’s death and I still don’t know what the ‘right’ thing to do on a death anniversary is (I’m sure a lot of you feel the same way about your loved ones),” the former Scream Queens actress, 26, wrote on Instagram on Thursday, December 27. “So I decided to do something a little vulnerable for me, but something we both loved to do together – sing.”

The American Horror Story star recorded herself playing the piano, which was given to the Star Wars alum by her father, Eddie Fisher. In the video, she sang “one of her [mom’s] favorite songs,” Jackson Browne’s “These Days.”

“And as the song says, we must ‘keep on moving,’” Lourd continued. “I’ve found that what keeps me moving is doing things that make me happy, working hard on the things that I’m passionate about and surrounding myself with people I love and making them smile.”

She concluded the tribute by saying, “I hope this encourages anyone feeling a little low or lost to ‘keep on moving’. As my Momby once said, ‘take your broken heart and turn it into art’ – whatever that art may be for you.”

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: Actors Carrie Fisher (L) and Billie Lourd attend the World Premiere of ÂStar Wars: The Force Awakens at the Dolby, El Capitan, and TCL Theatres on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Actresses Carrie Fisher, Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award recipient Debbie Reynolds, and Billie Lourd pose in the press room during the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Billie Lourd arrives at the US-Ireland Alliance Pre-Academy Awards Honors event at Bad Robot on February 19, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: Actress Billie Lourd attends the 2015 FOX programming presentation at Wollman Rink in Central Park on May 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Billie Lourd attends the US-Ireland Aliiance's Oscar Wilde Awards event at J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot on February 19, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for US-IRELAND ALLIANCE)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Actresses Carrie Fisher, Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award recipient Debbie Reynolds, and Billie Lourd pose in the press room during the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Carrie Fisher (L) and Billie Lourd attend the 2011 Silver Hill Hospital gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Carrie Fisher (L) and Billie Lourd attend the 2011 Silver Hill Hospital gala at Cipriani 42nd Street on November 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: (L-R) Actress Billie Lourd, cinematographer Todd Fisher and actress Carrie Fisher attend the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' at the Dolby Theatre on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Carrie Fisher and daughter Billie Catherine Lourd attend the World Premiere of 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' at Odeon Leicester Square on June 29, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Carrie Fisher (C) and daughter Billie Catherine Lourd attend the World Premiere of 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' at Odeon Leicester Square on June 29, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Todd Fisher, actress Debbie Reynolds, recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, actresses Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 07: Actress and writer Carrie Fisher (R) and her daughter Billie Lourd arrive at The Paley Center For Media & TCM Present Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood Memorabilia Exhibit Reception on June 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
Billie Lourd and mother Carrie Fisher attend Paley Center & TCM present Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood memorabilia exhibit reception at The Paley Center for Media on June 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 29: Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd attend 'Snow Day' Premiere on January 29, 2000 at the Paramount Theater in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 3: Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd and Debbie Reynolds attend Radio City Christmas Opening on December 3, 1999 at the Universal Ampitheater in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
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The Maps to the Stars actress passed away at the age of 60 after suffering cardiac arrest on December 27, 2016. Her death was just one day before her mom, Debbie Reynolds, died of a stroke at 84.

Lourd later told Ellen DeGeneres that the sudden deaths of her mother and grandmother were “surreal and impossible to deal with.”

“There’s no way to really explain it, and it’s so hard to talk about,” she explained in September 2017. “If I say that I’m doing good, I’m too happy. If I say that I’m not doing good, then I’m a mess.”

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 24: Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd sighted on March 24, 1998 at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 24: Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd sighted on March 24, 1998 at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Carrie Fisher and daughter Billie Fisher Lourd during Premiere of 'Lion King II: Simba's Pride' at Wadsworth Theater in Westwood, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JUNE 12: Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd attend 'Tarzan' Premiere on June 12, 1999 at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 3: Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd and Debbie Reynolds attend Radio City Christmas Opening on December 3, 1999 at the Universal Ampitheater in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 3: Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd and Debbie Reynolds attend Radio City Christmas Opening on December 3, 1999 at the Universal Ampitheater in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - DECEMBER 3: Carrie Fisher, Billie Lourd and Debbie Reynolds attend Radio City Christmas Opening on December 3, 1999 at the Universal Ampitheater in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 29: Carrie Fisher and Billie Lourd attend 'Snow Day' Premiere on January 29, 2000 at the Paramount Theater in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 07: (L-R) Actress and writer Carrie Fisher, her mother Debbie Reynolds and daughter Billie Lourd arrive at The Paley Center For Media & TCM Present Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood Memorabilia Exhibit Reception on June 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 07: Carrie Fisher (L), Debbie Reynolds, and Billie Lourd attend Paley Center & TCM present Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood memorabilia exhibit reception at The Paley Center for Media on June 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Brian To/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: (L-R) Actresses Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher, and Billie Lourd pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 07: (L-R) Actress and writer Carrie Fisher, her mother Debbie Reynolds and daughter Billie Lourd arrive at The Paley Center For Media & TCM Present Debbie Reynolds' Hollywood Memorabilia Exhibit Reception on June 7, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 25: Actress Debbie Reynolds (L), recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and Billie Lourd pose in the press room at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - FEBRUARY 19: Actress Billie Lourd attends The US-Ireland Alliance Pre-Academy Awards Honors Event at Bad Robot on February 19, 2015 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: Billie Lourd attends the 2015 FOX Programming Presentation at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 11, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 10: Billie Lourd attends the Comic-Con International 2015 - 20th Century Fox Party at Andaz Hotel on July 10, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/FilmMagic)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 11: Actress Billie Lourd attends Entertainment Weekly's Annual Comic-Con Party in celebration of Comic-Con 2015 at FLOAT at The Hard Rock Hotel on July 11, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Actress Billie Lourd arrives at the Premiere Of FOX TV's 'Scream Queens' at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on September 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 12: Actress Billie Lourd speaks onstage at the 'American Horror Story' and 'Scream Queens' panel during Comic-Con International 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center on July 12, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Actress Billie Lourd attends the premiere of FOX TV's 'Scream Queens' at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on September 21, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 29: Actress Billie Lourd attends amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/Getty Images for amfAR)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Todd Fisher, actresses Carrie Fisher and Billie Catherine Lourd attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 7th annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Billie Catherine Lourd and Carrie Fisher attend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' 7th Annual Governors Awards at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on November 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Araya Diaz/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 07: Actress Billie Lourd is seen outside 'Live With Kelly Micheal'on December 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 14: Actresses Carrie Fisher (L) and Billie Lourd arrive at the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' and Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' at the Dolby Theatre, TCL Chinese Theatre and El Capitan Theatre on December 14, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09: Actress Billie Lourd attends W Magazine's It Girl luncheon in partnership with Coach and Moet & Chandon at A.O.C on January 9, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for W Magazine)
Actress Billie Lourd attends the The 33rd annual PaleyFest Los Angeles hosted by The Paley Center for Media, celebrating 'Scream Queens', in Hollywood, California, on March 12, 2016. / AFP / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 12: Billie Catherine Lourd attends the NYLON and BCBGeneration's Annual Young Hollywood May Issue Event on May 12, 2016 in West Hollywood, California.(Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Billie Lourd attends FOX 2016 Upfront Arrivals at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 29: Carrie Fisher and Billie Catherine Lourd attend the 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' World Premiere at the Odeon Leicester Square on June 29, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Actress Billie Lourd attends the 'Scream Queen' press line during Comic-Con International 2016 on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/FilmMagic)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 22: Emma Roberts and Billie Lourd attend the Comic-Con International 2016 - 20th Century Fox Party at Andaz Hotel on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13: Billie Lourd visits at SiriusXM Studio on December 13, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)
ARCADIA, CA - NOVEMBER 05: Billie Lourd attends the 33rd Breeder's Cup World Championship on November 5, 2016 in Arcadia, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
ORLANDO, FL - APRIL 13: Billie Lourd attends the 40 YEARS OF STAR WARS PANEL during the 2017 STAR WARS CELEBRATION at Orange County Convention Center on April 13, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images for Disney)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 20: Billie Lourd at the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on October 20, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: Billie Lourd attends CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Show and Tea at Chateau Marmont at Chateau Marmont on October 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for CFDA/Vogue)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 09: Billie Lourd attends the premiere of Disney Pictures and Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' at The Shrine Auditorium on December 9, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Billie Lourd attends Moet & Chandon celebrates the 3rd annual Moet Moment Film Festival and kicks off Golden Globes week at Poppy on January 5, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet and Chandon)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 08: Actress Billie Lourd attends the Los Angeles Premiere of 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story' at ArcLight Hollywood on January 8, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
Actress Billie Lourd attends the Stella McCartney Autumn 2018 womenswear collection and Autumn Winter 2018 menswear collection on January 16, 2018, in Hollywood, California. / AFP PHOTO / VALERIE MACON (Photo credit should read VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Billie Lourd attends a Chanel Party to Celebrate the Chanel Beauty House and @WELOVECOCO at Chanel Beauty House on February 28, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 24: Billie Lourd attends the Welcome Dinner of the Christian Dior Couture S/S 2019 Cruise Collection on May 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Victor Boyko/Getty Images For Christian Dior)
Billie Lourd attends the 2018 FX Annual All-Star Party at SVA Theater on March 15, 2018 in New York City. / AFP PHOTO / ANGELA WEISS (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)
CHANTILLY, FRANCE - MAY 25: Billie Lourd attends the Christian Dior Couture S/S19 Cruise Collection on May 25, 2018 in Chantilly, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
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