You know that song about a girl getting her driver’s license and her heart broken that you heard on loop for three months in a row?? Well, if you’ve been living under a rock, that song is called “Drivers License” by the one and only Olivia Rodrigo.
That one song was enough to propel him to stardom overnight, and it was literally the beginning of a massive 2021 release. Here are 16 of his biggest moments from this year:
Speaking of “drivers license,” Rodrigo dropped the song just eight days into the new year, and it really made the world stop. it broke many massive Record, being the first song in Spotify history to hit 80 million streams in seven days.
Also, the “drivers license” secured Rodrigo first with his billboard hot 100 When the song debuted at number one, she became the youngest solo artist to debut at number one – where she stayed for eight weeks.
his first album, Tart taste, came out earlier this year and definitely broke record after record.
Not only was she nominated for seven awards, but she is now second youngest artist, behind Billie Eilish, to receive nominations in all four main categories – Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist.
President Joe Biden invited him to speak here white House To promote and encourage young Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.
During a behind-the-scenes video from her time in the White House, Olivia opened up about why young Americans should be vaccinated despite not being at greater risk.
she was the musical guest saturday night live debuted in May and performed their two biggest singles – “Driver’s License” and “Good 4 U”.
She announced her first tour, which will begin next year and currently has 48 shows scheduled in the United States, Canada and Europe.
She performed her first concert at the Las Vegas iHeartRadio Festival and totally rocked the house!
She received praise from some of the industry’s biggest names for the success of her album, including her eventual role model, Taylor Swift.
When “Drivers License” Came Out And Was Charting With Taylor Swift’s Deluxe Evermore track, Swift gave Rodrigo some sweet words of encouragement.
She attended her first Met Gala and looked absolutely stunning while doing so.
She wore a punk-glam-inspired “cat suit” from Saint Laurent for her look.
This year, she has won several awards, including an American Music Award, two People’s Choice Awards, and three Video Music Awards.
Speaking of awards and accolades, Olivia was recently named Variety’s Songwriter of the Year.
during his interview with timeIn this article, she talked about her musical influences and what being a woman in the industry has been like for her so far.
She performed at the VMAs for the first time and of course, SMASHED IT!!!
during the interview Rolling stone, the theme of heartbreak was mentioned, given that both Olivia and Alanis wrote their first album about that universal experience.
Well, there you have it! Of course, these are only 16 of her biggest moments, but if I listed them all, this post would probably never end because she’s had such a great year! So I can’t wait to see how big she has planned for 2022!