Olivia Rodrigo becomes the youngest ever solo artist to score a chart-topping album

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Olivia Rodrigo smashes chart history to become the youngest ever solo artist to score a No.1 album

She’s released her first album, Sour, one week ago. 

And Olivia Rodrigo has become the youngest ever solo artist to score a no1. album in the UK charts – as well as bagging the biggest opening week of 2021.

The 18-year-old singer beamed with her UK Official Chart awards on Friday night after smashing streaming records to scoop the accolades.

Wow! Olivia Rodrigo has become the youngest solo artist ever to score a double whammy in the UK charts with a number one debut album and the biggest opening week of 2021

Wow! Olivia Rodrigo has become the youngest solo artist ever to score a double whammy in the UK charts with a number one debut album and the biggest opening week of 2021

Olivia looked elated as she posed with her silver and gold awards in a gingham strapless crop top and black jeans. 

The brunette smised as she held up her well-earned gongs while sporting chic winged eyeliner and a slick of glamorous pink lipstick. 

It’s been non-stop celebrating for the successful singer who recently topped the Billboard Hot 100 with her latest single Good 4 U. 

The achievement marked her second number one following her breakout hit Driver’s License. 

Success: It's been non-stop celebrating for the successful singer who recently topped the Billboard Hot 100 with her latest single Good 4 U

Success: It’s been non-stop celebrating for the successful singer who recently topped the Billboard Hot 100 with her latest single Good 4 U

The Disney star took to Instagram to celebrate with her fans, writing: ‘IM SO HAPPY AHHHHHH!!!!!’

Olivia is also one of only a handful of artists who scored a UK number one single before they reached adulthood. 

Drivers License became a UK chart topper when the singer was just 17 and broke records when it stayed in pole position for nine weeks.   

Impressive: Olivia also scored a UK number one hit before reaching adulthood when her first single Drivers License topped the charts for a record-breaking nine weeks (pictured in May)

Impressive: Olivia also scored a UK number one hit before reaching adulthood when her first single Drivers License topped the charts for a record-breaking nine weeks (pictured in May) 

Inspired by her musical idols, Olivia’s debut album features a sample of Taylor Swift’s New year’s Day in the song 1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back. 

Rodrigo, who is part of the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, has revealed she received a handwritten note from her idol Swift after she became famous.  

‘It’s really sweet and personal,’ the teen shared.  ‘But she talks a lot about how, I think, you make your own luck in the world. And when you do kind things to others, good things come your way.’ 

She got to meet Swift for the first time backstage at the 2021 BRIT Awards in London earlier this year. 

Idol: Olivia's debut album features a sample of Taylor Swift's New year's Day in the song 1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back (pictured together at the Brit Awards)

Idol: Olivia’s debut album features a sample of Taylor Swift’s New year’s Day in the song 1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back (pictured together at the Brit Awards)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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