Olivia Rodrigo's "Drivers License" tops the United World Chart for a 9th consecutive week, scoring another 292,000 points! The song holds atop the year to date World chart with a total of 3.036.000 points!

Posted on March 24, 2021

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Olivia Rodrigo's "Driver's License" is #1 on the United World Chart for a 9th consecutive week, scoring another 292.000 points! The song holds at #1 on the year-to date chart with a total of 3.036.000 points, and is the #1 single of 2021 so far!
"Drivers License" broke several records upon its release, including the Spotify record for the most single day streams for a non holiday song with over 17 Million listens on January 12! The Song also set a new record for most streams on Spotify in a single week with 65 million streams in the week ending January 14, 2021, and is the fastest song in Spotify history to reach 100 Million, 200, 300, 400 & 500 Million streams! "Driver's License" marked the highest weekly streaming total in the world for a song by a female artist with 130,060,000 streams, surpassing Mariah Carey's tally of 130,042,000 for "All I Want for Christmas Is You". "Drivers's License" also broke the record for the biggest first week streaming debut ever globally on Amazon Music and the most requested song ever in one day on Alexa! "Driver's License" was released on January 8, 2021, via Interscope Records and Geffen Records, as the lead single from Rodrigo's hugely awaited upcoming debut EP. Olivia personally penned the lyrics to the song which are about her own personal heartache after a breakup. Music critics praised the lyrics, vocals and production by Dan Nigro. The song sold over 16,000 digital downloads in its first 3 days in the US, and debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 earning 76.1 million US streams, 38,000 digital downloads and 8.1 million airplay impressions in its opening week. Rodrigo became the youngest artist ever to debut atop the Hot 100 and the first artist born in the 21st-century to do so. The song has been certified Double Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America for 2 Million Sales Units. "Driver's License" also debuted atop the Billboard Streaming Songs chart, the Digital Song Sales chart, the Billboard Global 200 chart and the Billboard Global Excl. U.S. chart, with 130 million streams and 49,000 sales on the Billboard Global 200 chart, and 54.5 million streams and 12,000 sales on the Global Excl. U.S. chart. The song was #1 for consecutive 8 weeks on the Hot 100 and the Billboard Global 200! It held for 9 weeks atop the Global Excl. U.S. Internationally, "Drivers License" debuted atop the ARIA Singles Chart dated January 24, 2021, scoring Rodrigo her first number one song in Australia. The song became the first debut single to top the ARIA Singles Chart since Harry Styles' "Sign of the Times" in 2017. "Drivers License" spent five weeks atop the chart. It has been certified 2xPlatinum for 140,000 units. It has also reached #1 in Austria where it has been certified Gold for 15,000, Belgium where it has been certified Gold for 20,000 units, Canada where it is now 2xPlatinum surpassing 160,000 units, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark where it has gone Gold for 45,000, Finland, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Lithuania, Malaysia, the Netherlands, New Zealand where it has been certified Platinum, for 30,000 units, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and the United Kingdom where it has been BRIT certified Platinum for 600,000 units. "Driver's License" debuted atop the UK Singles Chart with 2.407 million total streams on January 12, 2021, breaking the record for highest single-day streams in British history for a non-Christmas song, surpassing the previous record held by Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" (2017)! With 95,000 units moved in its first week, "Drivers License" also had the biggest opening week for a number one debut atop the UK Singles Chart since Zayn Malik's "Pillowtalk" in 2016. It held at #1 in the UK for 9 straight weeks! In Ireland, "Drivers License" also spent 9 weeks at #1 on the IRMA Singles chart. It has so far peaked at #2 in France, Germany, Guatemala & Switzerland (Platinum, 20,000 units), #4 in Spain (Gold, 20,000 units), #5 in Belgium (Wallonia), #6 in the Dominican Republic & Panama, #8 in Italy, Nicaragua & Venezuela, #11 in Puerto Rico, #20 in Costa Rica, #41 in Colombia, #54 in Argentina and #146 in South Korea! In Japan "Drivers License" reached #1 on the Hot Overseas Billboard Chart!
 
Canadian R&B superstar The Weeknd holds at #2 on the World Chart with "Save Your Tears" and 266.000 points (up 1%) and lifts to #1 on the Global Airplay Chart with 89,000 points!
 
Five big debuts follow inside the Top 10!
Drake's new EP 'Scary Hours 2' has 3 songs in the United World Top 5 led by "What's Next" at no.3 with 259,000 points, "Wants And Needs" with Lil Baby, at no.5 with 203,000 points and "Lemon Pepper Freestyle" ft.
Rick Ross at no.7 with 172,000 points! 'Leave The Door Open', the debut single by American band Silk Sonic, composed of Bruno Mars and rapper #AndersonPaak , debuts at no.4 with 244,000 points.
 
The Weeknd's "Blinding Lights", the world's #1 song of 2020, slips 3-6 with 189.000 points after topping the United World chart for 4 weeks last year. "Blinding Lights" scores a 62nd week inside the United World Top 10, an outstanding all-time record! On the United World ALL TIME CHART, 'Blinding Lights' is the 3rd most successful single of All Time with a total of 18,085,000 points!
 
Justin Bieberdebuts at #8 with his new smash hit "Hold On" and 166.000 points!
BTS's former No. 1 global smash hit, "Dynamite" drops 5-9 in its 29th week on the chart with 189,000 points, after 9 non-consecutive weeks at no.1! The song topped the Billboard Global 200 for 4 record-tying weeks tying with Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You", and spent 8 record extending weeks atop the Global Excl. U.S.! "Dynamite" topped both Billboard Global charts simultaneously for 4 weeks, the longest double run at #1 in history! "Dynamite" is the Group's first english language bop and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming the band's first number-one single in the US, making history with BTS becoming the first Korean Act and 2nd Asian Act to top the Hot 100! "Dynamite" held atop the Hot 100 for 3 weeks and has been certified Triple Platinum! In South Korea, "Dynamite" topped the Gaon Digital and streaming charts for 11 non-consecutive weeks, the longest run at the top of all korean songs in 2020! The song also hit #1 in Colombia, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Scotland & Singapore. "Dynamite" debuted at #1 on Spotify Global with 7.778 million streams, marking the biggest opening-day for a song in 2020, and the biggest global sales debut of 2020! It's the only song in 2020 to have sold over 1 million downloads!
Former chart topper 24kGoldn's "Mood" ft. iann dior falls 4-10 after scoring another 156,000 points! The song went to #1 on the United World Chart the week of November 21! "Mood" peaked at #1 in 17 countries, including Australia, Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland the UK and the US, becoming the first song to top the Hot 100, Hot Rock & Alternative Songs, Hot Alternative Songs, and Hot Rap Songs charts simultaneously in the same week. The song was also certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for 2 Million sales units.


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