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Olivia Rodrigo’s hit “Drivers License” breaks Spotify record for most streams for a song in a single week

Disney star Olivia Rodrigo launched her debut single “Drivers License” on January 8 — and it shortly dominated Spotify’s charts. The streaming service introduced Friday that the emotional pop ballad about teenage heartbreak broke the platform’s report for many streams of a music in a single week.

Spotify’s international weekly High 200 chart revealed that the tune was streamed 65,873,080 instances throughout the week ending on January 14. The music “DÁKITI” by Dangerous Bunny and Jhay Cortez nabbed the quantity two spot on the chart, with “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd coming in third.

However most streams is not the one Spotify report the 17-year-old songbird’s ballad broke this previous week. Spotify tweeted on Wednesday that “Drivers License” set the platform’s report for many streams in a day for a non-holiday tune on January 11 after which beat its personal report the next day.

The music peaked at 13,714,177 streams on Friday, in response to Spotify’s charts.

The music can also be cleansing up on different streaming platforms. The ballad broke the report for “the most important first week streaming debut ever globally” on Amazon Music following its launch, Amazon Music tweeted on Thursday. It additionally smashed the worldwide report for essentially the most requested tune of all-time in sooner or later on Alexa, the corporate mentioned.

It’s presently the most-played music on Apple Music worldwide as of Sunday, in response to Apple.

Rodrigo first started enjoying piano at 7, in response to her bio on Interscope Information’ web site. She realized the way to play guitar shortly after touchdown an element on the Disney sequence “Bizaardvark,” which ran from 2016 till 2019.

Rodrigo presently stars in Disney+’s “Excessive College Musical: The Musical – The Sequence” and wrote a music for the present’s fourth episode, in response to the location. The music, titled “All I Need,” is gold-certified and has been streamed over 200 million instances, in response to Interscope.

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