Rodrigo is by far the biggest breakthrough hit of this year, starting with the release of his debut album “drivers license” and the following single “good 4 u”, both of which took first place on Billboard Hot 100 in 2021 for a combined total of nine weeks. The SOUR songs helped Rodrigo and Nigro to tie for the top of the Hot 100 Songs songwriter charts for the period January 1 to April 1. Hot 100 Songs for this period with Rodrigo at n Â° 1 and Nigro at n Â° 2.
In the following weeks SOUR Released on May 21, the album broke record after record. Not only was the project the biggest debut of the year, it also got the most American audio streams from a female debut album of all time. He was certified RIAA Gold in his first week and saw the placement of all eleven titles in the top 30 of Billboard Hot 100, cementing Rodrigo as the first female artist (and fourth artist overall) to achieve this accomplishment.
As Chairman and CEO of Sony Music Publishing, Jon platt, she says, Olivia Rodrigo is “a talent unique in a generation with the heart of a true songwriter”. For the Disney darling who became a hitmaker, there is “nothing [she] enjoys more than songwriting âand isâ delighted to work with the Sony Music Publishing team â.
Sony took first place in the Top Radio Airplay and Hot 100 Songs publisher charts for the period April 1 to July 1.
According to Sony Music Publishing senior vp creative, Jennifer knoepfle, SMP is “so lucky to support [Olivia] from the start of what will surely be a long and successful career. “
Addition of Sony Music Publishing Director, A&R Thomas krottinger, who signed Rodrigo: “It has been a great privilege to work with Olivia over the past year – she constantly pushes her creative limits, allowing her to create authentic and moving songs that transcend genres and bring people together. We are honored to partner with Olivia and her amazing team, and we are thrilled to stand up for her as she continues to inspire the world!