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Billboard Hot 100: Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License” Spends Second Week As America’s #1 Song (Update)

“drivers license” retains its throne as the top song in the US.

Olivia Rodrigo - drivers license | Video screen | Geffen

Update: Consistent with Headline Planet’s earlier projection, Billboard confirms that Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” is #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for a second consecutive week.

“drivers license” remained a stellar performer on the streaming and sales fronts, while posting big radio gains in its second week.

Its closest competition comes from Ariana Grande’s “34+35 (featuring Doja Cat & Megan Thee Stallion).” The song rises nine spots to #2 following the release of the remix with the two featured artists; the remix contributed enough activity for Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion to earn chart credit.

24kGoldn’s “Mood (Featuring iann dior)” (#3, -1), The Weeknd’s “Blinding Lights” (#4, =), and Grande’s “positions” (#5, -2) close out the Top 5.
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After a mammoth debut, Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license” held up well in its second week. The breakout smash again posted big sales and streaming numbers, while enjoying substantial growth at radio.

Thanks to that strong second week performance, “drivers license” will retain its #1 spot on this week’s Billboard Hot 100. The publication is set to formally announce the honor later Monday.

A worldwide phenomenon, “drivers license” remains a dominant force on platforms like Apple Music and Spotify. It occasionally fallen from #1 on the US iTunes chart, but it remains a standout performer on that channel as well.

Major international markets like the United Kingdom and Australia have already confirmed a second week at #1 for the ballad.

Written by Brian Cantor

Brian Cantor is the editor-in-chief for Headline Planet. He has been a leading reporter in the music, movie, television and sporting spaces since 2002.

Brian's reporting has been cited by major websites like BuzzFeed, Billboard, the New Yorker and The Fader -- and shared by celebrities like Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj.

Contact Brian at brian.cantor[at]headlineplanet.com.

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