Pop superstar Olivia Rodrigo has become the youngest artist to receive a BRIT Billion Award.
The 20-year-old singer received the BRIT Billion Award on August 16 in London. The award is given to artists who have garnered 1 billion career U.K. streams. The previous record holder, RAYE, was 25.
Rodrigo is the 19th artist to receive the award, which was only launched in May of this year. Most of the 19 artists are British, including Lewis Capaldi, Sam Smith, Coldplay, Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding and Anne-Marie.
The only other U.S. artists are Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey and Lana Del Rey.
Olivia’s new sophomore album, GUTS, is set to drop on September 8.
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