Olivia Rodrigo gained the Finest New Artist Grammy on Sunday night, signing up for the ranks of Billie Eilish, Carly Simon and the Beatles.
Rodrigo triumphed above weighty hitters like Saweetie and Glass Animals to gain the accolade at the ceremony in Las Vegas.
“This is my major desire come true. Thank you so much!” she mentioned as she held her trophy.
The singer, who rose to fame for her role in the Disney+ authentic series “High Faculty Musical: The Musical: The Series,” also took dwelling the trophy for Ideal Pop Solo General performance for her strike music “Motorists License.”
Rodrigo was nominated for a whopping seven awards, which include History of the Year, Album of the Calendar year, Song of the Calendar year and Ideal New Artist, which jointly are recognized as the “Big 4.” She also gained nominations for Ideal Pop Vocal Album and Ideal Audio Video.
Earlier in the night time, Rodrigo wowed the viewers by accomplishing “Motorists License” though seated on the hood of a white Mercedes on the Grammys phase.
Her wins arrived as no shock, as “Drivers License” spent eight weeks at the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100. The songs artist also attained the title of Billboard’s Woman of the 12 months in February.
Even though other artists racked up more nominations — especially Doja Cat, Jon Batiste, Justin Bieber and H.E.R. — Rodrigo was the only a person nominated in each individual of the “Big Four” categories. She is also the 1st Filipina American and the second-youngest artist to be nominated in all 4 prime classes.
Apart from starring as Nini in ”Higher College Musical: The Musical: The Series,” the pop feeling also wrote many unique music for the present, together with “All I Want” and “The Rose Song.” She also co-wrote “Just For a Moment” with her co-star Joshua Bassett.
In March, Rodrigo unveiled a documentary on Disney+ titled ”Driving Dwelling 2 U” about her strike album,“Sour.” She’ll be kicking off her bought-out U.S. tour on April 5 in Portland, Oregon, just before heading overseas to Europe in June.
The California-born artist celebrated her seven Grammy nods previous November by putting up a photo of a congratulatory cake on Instagram as nicely as a checklist of her nominations.
“When I was younger, my loved ones lived a couple blocks from the Staples Centre, where the Grammys took place just about every calendar year,” Rodrigo captioned the article. “I would generally wander outdoors the arena and seem at the plaques on the floor with all the winners’ names in large-eyed surprise.”
“Many goals have come legitimate for me this year, but this a person is most likely the most significant,” she mentioned.