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Disney Star Olivia Rodrigo Makes Music History!!!

today1 June 2021


Olivia Rodrigo has recently taken the music industry by storm with her latest album Sour, and she just made history as the youngest solo artist to score a UK Chart Double!


Best known as Nini in High School Musical: The Musical: The Series and also as Paige Olvera in Bizaardvark from 2016 to 2019, Rodrigo released her debut album Sour not even two weeks ago on May 21, and it has made it to the number one spot on the UK charts. Her latest single, β€˜Good 4 U’, is also currently holding the top spot, making her the youngest solo artist to ever score an Official UK Chart Double.Β 



And get this: she is the first artist in six years to claim the Official Chart Double with a debut album! The previous artist to have achieved this was Sam Smith with the album In The Lonely Hour and the single β€˜Lay Me Down’.



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Rodrigo took to Instagram to celebrate this joyous moment with a caption that said,Β 


“Thank you to everyone who listened to Sour. This has truly been the coolest week of my life. so so so grateful.”


And if that’s not good enough, besides β€˜Good 4 U’, Rodrigo also has two more songs from Sour currently sitting comfortably in the top 10 — ‘DΓ©jΓ  Vu’ and β€˜Traitor’!



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Back when the album was first released, Rodrigo wrote a heartfelt post about her musical debut, citing,Β 


“Every song is so personal and close to my heart. Getting to share them with people is the most special thing I’ve ever done in my life. Thank you to everyone who made this album happen.

“Whatever happens with the album I’m just so grateful I got to work with all these incredible people. And I’m so lucky songwriting and music exists,” she added.

“I hope you guys enjoy the 34 minutes and 46 seconds of me spilling my guts out that is called Sour. Thank you for helping me turn all my unhappy feelings into one of the best moments of my life.”


If you want to see more of Rodrigo, you can tune in to High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+!


*Cover image via Instagram @oliviarodrigo

Written by: Farah Qistina

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