Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” Earns #1 On Weekly US Spotify Chart With Over 30 Million Streams, Tops Global Chart With Nearly 66 Million

“drivers license” posted mammoth opening week numbers.

Olivia Rodrigo - drivers license cover art | Geffen

Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” dominantly tops the US and Global Spotify charts for the week of January 8-14.

According to Spotify Charts, “drivers license” rules the US listing with 30,433,574 opening week streams. The total tops this past week’s #2 song (SZA’s “Good Days” with 8,509,564) by a factor of more than 3.5.

“drivers license” meanwhile garnered 65,873,080 opening week streams on a global basis. Yielding a #1 debut, the figure tops that of the week’s #2 performer (Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez’s “Dakiti” with 30,690,893) by a factor of more than 2.

The aforementioned numbers are based on the SpotifyCharts system, which Spotify says is the best place to gather streaming figures. As it does not use a filtering mechanism, the app will report an even higher opening week number for “drivers license.”

— Rodrigo’s debut single also enjoyed a dominant week on Apple Music, but the specific streaming numbers are not publicly accessible.

Written by Brian Cantor

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