Olivia Rodrigo Named Billboard’s Top New Artist Of 2021

Olivia Rodrigo Named Billboard’s Top New Artist Of 2021

Olivia Rodrigo has been named Billboard‘s Top New Artist and Top Female Artist Of 2021.

The teenage music sensation has achieved the double honor based on the huge successes of her music on the weekly Billboard 200 albums and Billboard Hot 100 songs charts.

Billboard‘s year-end music recaps represent aggregated metrics for each artist, title, label and music contributor on the weekly charts between November 21, 2020, and November 13, 2021.

Rodrigo’s debut album Sour spent five weeks atop the weekly Billboard 200 in June-July. Two songs from the album – “Drivers License” and “Good 4 U” – had topped Hot 100. The songs are ranked No. 5 and No. 8, respectively, on the year-end Hot 100 Songs recap.

Sour is ranked second on the year-end Billboard 200 Albums chart.

All songs on the 11-track album charted within the top 40 of the weekly Hot 100 during the 2021 chart year.

Rodrigo, 18, is also No. 1 on Billboard‘s year-end Hot 100 Artists, Hot 100 Songwriters, Billboard Global 200 Artists, Streaming Songs Artists, Pop Airplay Artists and Billboard Canadian Hot 100 Artists rankings.

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