“drivers license” is the trending song for the Spring semester

The most recent Disney Channel actress turned popstar, Olivia Rodrigo, hits it big with “drivers license”.

The biggest song of the Spring Semester is Olivia Rodrigo’s “drivers license”.  According to Google, the song broke the Spotify record with over 15 million global streams in just four days.  Now there are more than 50 million streams.  

Days after the song’s release, Taylor Swift commented on Instagram and said, “I say that is my baby, and I am really proud.”  Taylor Swift felt really proud of her because Rodrigo is a 17-year old who found tremendous success with this release.

“drivers license” soared to popularity because of the catchy hook.  This song relates to me and other people, too.  I think that the song is good because it has a really good beat and lyrics, and it makes me sing it.  Samantha Joaquin, seventh grade, said, “This is that type of music that most teens like to hear.  That is why it is trending.” 

This song has been trending on TikTok by a lot of famous TikTokers, such as Charlie D’Amelio, Addison Rae, and many more.  They use this as a dance or also as an act to entertain people.  TikTokers also find comedy with the song in the part of the chorus. 

The singer, Olivia Rodrigo, started her career as an actress on the Disney Channel.  Born and raised in Temecula, the Filipino American began acting in 2015.  In 2016, Rodrigo got the role of Paige Olvera in Bizaardvark.  She also appeared in High School Musical and did commercials with Old Navy.  

You can find “drivers license” on all almost all music streaming platforms including YouTube and Spotify, as well as in the backgrounds of many TikTok and Instagram Reels.  Rodrigo has also performed her song with Jimmy Fallon.  “drivers license” spent seven weeks as the No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100.