Olivia Rodrigo's "Drivers License" tops the United World Chart for an 8th consecutive week, scoring another 288,000 points! The song holds atop the Global Airplay chart and the year-to-date World chart with a total of 2.744.000 points!

Posted on March 16, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo's "Driver's License" is #1 on the United World Chart for an 8th consecutive week, scoring another 288.000 points! The song holds at #1 on the Global Airplay Chart with 79,000 points! It also tops the year-to-date chart with a total of 2.744.000 points, and is the #1 single of 2021 so far! "Drivers License" broke several records upon its release, including the Spotify record for the most single-day streams for a non-holiday song with over 17 Million listens 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 is the fastest song in Spotify history to reach 100 Million, 200, 300, 400 & 500 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 biggest first week streaming debut ever globally on Amazon Music and the most requested song ever in one day on Alexa! "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. The song sold over 16,000 digital downloads in its first 3 days in the US, and 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 ever to debut atop the Hot 100 and the first artist born in the 21st-century to do so. The song has been certified Double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for 2 Million Sales Units. "Driver's License" also debuted atop the Billboard Streaming Songs chart, the Digital Song Sales chart, the Billboard Global 200 chart and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, 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 is #1 for an 8th week atop the Hot 100 and the Billboard Global and Global Excl. U.S. charts! Internationally, "Drivers License" has peaked at No.1 in Australia where it has been certified 2xPlatinum for 140,000 units. It has also reached #1 in Austria where it has been certified Gold for 15,000, Belgium where it has been certified Gold for 20,000 units, Canada where it is now 2xPlatinum surpassing 160,000 units, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark where it has gone Gold for 45,000, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand where it has been certified Platinum, for 30,000 units, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and the United Kingdom where it has been BRIT certified Gold for 400,000 units. "Driver's License" debuted atop the UK Singles Chart with 2.407 million total streams on January 12, 2021, breaking 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 has been #1 in the UK for 9 straight weeks! In Ireland, "Drivers License" has also spent 9 weeks at #1 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” was #1 for 7 weeks down under and has been #2 for the past 2 Weeks. It has so far peaked at #2 in France, Germany, Guatemala & Switzerland (Platinum, 20,000 units), #4 in Spain (Gold, 20,000 units), #5 in Belgium (Wallonia), #6 in the Dominican Republic & Panama, #8 in Italy, Nicaragua & Venezuela, #11 in Puerto Rico, #20 in Costa Rica, #41 in Colombia, #54 in Argentina and #146 in South Korea! In Japan "Drivers License" has reached #1 on the Hot Overseas Billboard Chart!
Canadian R&B superstar The Weeknd holds at no.2 and no.3 on the World Chart! "Save Your Tears" holds at #2 with 261.000 points (up 1%) and is no.2 on the Global Airplay Chart with 73,000 points! It holds this week at #2 on both the Billboard Global 200 and the Billboard Global Excl. US and #6 on the Billboard Hot 100!
"Blinding Lights", the world's #1 song of 2020, holds tight at #3 with 197.000 points after topping the United World chart for 4 weeks last year. "Blinding Lights" scores a 61st week inside the United World Top 10, an outstanding all-time record! On the United World ALL TIME CHART, 'Blinding Lights' is the 3rd most successful single of All Time with a total of 17,896,000 points! It holds this week at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on both the Billboard Global 200 and the Billboard Global Excl. US!
Former chart topper 24kGoldn's "Mood" ft. iann dior, rebounds 7-4 after scoring another 175,000 points while BTS's former chart topping single "Dynamite" rebounds 6-5 with 174.000 points after topping the United World Chart for 11 incredible weeks! It is currently #4 on the Billboard Global Excl.US.
Dua Lipa's "Levitating" rebounds 8-6 with another 162.000 points and Bad Bunny's former Number One Single, "Dakiti", rebounds 9-7 with 151.000 points!
Ariana Grande's "34+35" slips 5-8 after scoring another 150.000 points and Cardi B's "Up" holds at #10 for a 2nd week after scoring another 145.000 points! The song debuted at its peak position of #4!
"Dance Monkey" by Tones And I extends its All Time record, scoring an 81st week inside the Top 40! No other song has spent such a long time in the top 40! This week the song is #31 with 89,000 points and a total of 17,280,000 so far. It's no.4 on the ALL TIME UNITED WORLD CHART!

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