The premiere of the composition took place on January 8.
American singer Olivia Rodrigo set several music records with her debut single Drivers License, published on January 8. So far, this is the most streamed song released this year.
So, the composition in less than two weeks has gained more than 138 million streams on specialized services. On January 11, Rodrigo set a record on Spotify, as the song was listened to 15 million times per day, and this is the largest result in the history of the service. However, the next day, she renewed her own record, reaching 17 million within a day. Another service record was also broken: in a week, Drivers License was listened to 65 million times, and the previous result belonged to Bad Bunny and Jay Cortez’s single Dakiti, which was included 44 million times.
In addition, Olivia Rodrigo topped the charts in Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the Netherlands, and also entered the top 10 charts in Germany, Spain, Sweden, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Switzerland. The video for the song has been watched over 50 million times since its release.
Critics compare the Drivers License composition with the works of Lord, Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift. The latter, by the way, Rodrigo considers his idol and admits that she is very happy because their songs are next to each other in the charts.