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Olivia Rodrigo Sets Record: Bags Seven Awards at Billboard Music Awards 2022

The Billboard Music Awards 2022 took place at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The American Pop Star Olivia Rodrigo bagged seven awards making her the singer with the highest awards that evening.

Awards Won by Oliva Rodrigo

The Filipino-American pop sensation, Olivia won big at Billboard Music Awards. The singer took away seven awards which were-

  • Top New Artist
  • Top Female Artist
  • Top Hot 100 Artist
  • Top Streaming Songs Artist
  • Top Radio Songs Artist
  • Top Billboard 200 Album for her debut album “Sour”
  • Top Billboard Global 200 Artist

Even though Olivia did not attend the Award ceremony, the Disney actress bagged the highest number of wins among all the artists.

As per Billboard, the award night made for “one of the strongest showings by a new artist in BBMA history.”

Rodrigo, only 19 made history for herself and is currently is between the tour of her latest album “Sour” and will be on the stage in Pheonix on 17th May.

Categories where Olivia Rodrigo Did not Sweep

While we are aware that the “driver’s licence” singer was able to win the maximum number of awards at the BBMAs, she did not sweep in every category for which she was nominated.

She did not win the Top Artist and lost to Drake. She was nominated under this category with Doja Cat, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.

The Young Singer’s Career Highlights

Oliva Isabel Rodrigo, an American singer-songwriter gained recognition in 2010 when she took up the lead role in the Disney’s High School Musical and The Musical, Bizaardvark.

After singing her with Geffen and the Interscope Records in 2020, Olivia released “Drivers License” her debut single and became one of the highest-selling songs of 2021. The release of her single made it possible for her to attract mainstream fame.

She further released “Deja Vu” and “Good 4 U” which also enabled the artists to rise to stardom.

Olivia’s Songs and Reliving Adolescence Through her Songs

One doesn’t have to be a teenager to adore Olivia Rodrigo’s songs, but her songs really do help us to relive the most potent emotions of adolescence.

Olivia’s debut album “Sour” is a combination of consuming heartbreak, envy and insecurity and the feeling that everything occurring is the biggest thing ever just as it feels when we are young and wild.

The teen singer has become a “catalyst for stirring music that captures the anxieties and self-doubts of a generation, as the lyrics to Brutal so readily attest.”

Awards Won By Olivia

Apart from the Billboard Awards, Olivia won the New Artists of the Year Award at the American Music Awards in 2021. Oliva also took home three awards at the Apple Music Awards, 2021 for her album “Sour” and her single “Drivers License.”

The teen singer also won the Songwriter of the Year at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards in 2022. ‘Sour’ by Olivia also broke the record of reaching 7.7 million sales worldwide and also bagged the Winning Album at Grammy and also earned a nomination for Best Music Video.

With such stardom and recognition, the fans have indeed recognized the young talent and all the awards Olivia has won so far have been well deserved by her.

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