Olivia Rodrigo's "Driver's License" scores a second week at #1 on the United World Chart with 404,000 points!

Posted on February 3, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo's "Drivers License' scores a 2nd week atop the Global Track Chart with 404,000 points! Upon its release, the song broke the Spotify record for the most single-day streams for a non-holiday song on the platform with over 17 million global Spotify streams on January 12! The Song also set a new record for most streams on Spotify in a single week with 65 million streams in the week ending January 14, 2021, and became the fastest song in Spotify history to reach 100 Million and 200 Million streams! "Driver's License" marked the highest weekly streaming total in the world for a song by a female artist, with 130,060,000 streams, surpassing Mariah Carey's tally of 130,042,000 for "All I Want for Christmas Is You". "Drivers's License" also broke the record for the most requested song ever in one day + the biggest first week streaming debut ever globally on Amazon Music!

"Driver's License" was released on January 8, 2021, via Interscope Records and Geffen Records, as the lead single from Rodrigo's hugely awaited upcoming debut EP. Olivia personally penned the lyrics to the song which are about her own personal heartache after a breakup. Music critics praised the lyrics, vocals and production by Dan Nigro. In the US, the song sold over 16,000 digital downloads in its first 3 days with over 21 million streams and has already been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America for sales in excess of 500,000. The song debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 earning 76.1 million US streams, 38,000 digital downloads and 8.1 million airplay impressions in its opening week. Rodrigo became the youngest artist to go to #1 since Billie Eilish, who topped the chart with "Bad Guy" in August 2019. "Driver's License" also debuted atop the Billboard Streaming Songs chart, the Digital Song Sales charts, the Billboard Global and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. charts in its first week, with 130 million streams and 49,000 sales on the Billboard Global 200 chart, and 54.5 million streams and 12,000 sales on the Global Excl. U.S. chart. The song scored a 2nd week atop the Hot 100, the Billboard Streaming Songs chart, the Digital Song Sales chart and the Billboard Global and Global Excl. U.S. charts!
Internationally, "Drivers License" has peaked at No.1 in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and the United Kingdom. "Driver's License" debuted atop the UK Singles Chart on January 15, 2021 with 2.407 million total streams and on January 12, 2021, it broke the record for highest single-day streams in British history for a non-Christmas song, surpassing the previous record held by Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" (2017)! With 95,000 units moved in its first week, "Drivers License" also had the biggest opening week for a number one debut atop the UK Singles Chart since Zayn Malik's "Pillowtalk" in 2016. It's #1 in the UK for a 3rd straight week. In Ireland, "Drivers License" has spent 3 weeks at number one on the IRMA Singles chart. In Australia, "Drivers License" debuted stop the ARIA Singles chart, becoming the first debut single to land atop the chart since Harry Styles' "Sign of the Times" in 2017. “Driver’s License” is #1 for a 3rd week down under. It has so far peaked at #2 in France, Germany & Switzerland, #4 in Spain, #8 in Italy, #11 in Nicaragua, #15 in Panama and #18 in Guatemala!
The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' returns to the runner up slot in its 60th week with 213.000 points, reaching the highest position on the Global Chart since July 2020! The song scores a 55th week in the Top 10, an outstanding All Time Record! Released in November 2019, "Blinding Lights" topped the United World Chart for 17 weeks, and was #1 on the Year End Chart 2020 with a total of 15,302,000 points! The song has now 16.561,000 points and overtakes Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You” on the All Time Chart ranking no.4. 'Mood' by 24kGoldn feat. iann dior returns to the top three with 209,000 points, down 3% in its 22nd week on the chart after topping the United World Chart the week of November 21!
Driven by a remix with additional raps from Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion, '34+35' by Ariana Grande
shoots from no.11 to no.4 this week, up 62%.
BTS's former No. 1 global smash hit, "Dynamite", slips 2-5 in its 22nd week on the chart with 195,000 points, after 9 non-consecutive weeks at no.1! The song dips 3-6 on the Billboard Global 200 after 4 record-tying weeks atop the chart with Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You". The song holds at #2 on the Global Excl. U.S. after 8 record-extending weeks at #1! "Dynamite" topped both Billboard Global charts simultaneously for 4 weeks, the longest double run at #1 in history! "Dynamite" is the Group's first english language bop and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the band's first number-one single in the US, making history with BTS becoming the first all-South Korean act and 2nd Asian Act to top the Hot 100! "Dynamite" stayed atop the Hot 100 for 3 weeks. In South Korea, "Dynamite" topped the Gaon Digital and streaming charts for 11 non-consecutive weeks, the longest run at the top of all korean songs in 2020! The song also hit #1 in Colombia, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Scotland & Singapore. "Dynamite" debuted at #1 on Spotify Global with 7.778 million streams, marking the biggest opening-day for a song in 2020, and is the only song in 2020 to have sold over 1 million downloads, scoring the biggest global sales debut of 2020!
Former No. 1, "Dákiti", by Bad Bunny feat. Jhay Cortez, dips 5-6 after scoring another 182,000 points and previously topping the chart for 2 weeks. It's the first song ever to simultaneously debut at #1 on the Hot Latin Songs chart and in the Top 10 of the US Hot 100! Bad Bunny was the #1 most streamed Act on Spotify in 2020!
Dua Lipa's "Levitating" rebounds 8-7 in its 14th week on the United World chart after scoring another 166,000 points, while Justin Bieber dips 7-8 this week with his new hit "Anyone" and 153.000 points, after scoring the highest hot shot debut 2 weeks ago, landing at #6. The song was released on new years day!

Ariana Grande's smash hit "Positions" slips 6-9 after scoring another 152,000 points. The song debuted at #1 thirteen weeks ago!

TheWeeknd's new "Save Your Tears" enters the United World Top 10, up 12-10 with 146.000 points.

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