Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” Debuts At #1 On US YouTube Music Videos & Songs Charts

“Drivers license” posted fantastic first-week numbers on YouTube.

Olivia Rodrigo - drivers license | Video screen | Geffen Records

Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” enjoyed a dominant opening week on numerous digital platforms.

That list of platforms includes YouTube; the instant smash unsurprisingly takes #1 on this week’s US YouTube Music Videos and Songs Charts.

“drivers license” tops the Videos chart thanks to the 12.3 million American views it received during the January 8-14 tracking period. With streams from other eligible uploads included, “drivers license” received 20.7 million total US YouTube streams during the tracking period. That count yields the #1 start on Songs.

“drivers license” also made a splash globally, earning #6 on Global Music Videos (27.2 million) and #3 on Global Songs (45.9 million).

Thanks to the success of “drivers license,” Rodrigo claims #12 and #59 on the US and Global YouTube Artists Charts, respectively.

Written by Brian Cantor

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