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Olivia Rodrigo’s 1st album Sour tops iTunes album chart

Filipino American pop star Olivia Rodrigo has shot up to number 1 on the iTunes album chart with her debut LP, Sour.

Headline Planet reports the album includes her three singles Driver’s License, Deja Vu and Good 4 U. Driver’s License catapulted to number 1 in January on the Billboard top 100.

Billboard reports Sour has been met with critical praise.

 “Olivia Rodrigo’s album makes me wanna teleport back to high school because every word is EXACTLY how I felt as a teenager,” Olivia O’Brien tweeted. “I’m just gonna listen and pretend I am 16 and a boy just broke my heart.”

“Olivia Rodrigo is IT. The voice. The lyrics. The aesthetic. The talent. The FEELING. The lack of parallel parking skills. Truly outstanding. Can’t wait to watch her rise to even greater success,” said Eugene Lee Yang.

Rodrigo is one in a long line of Disney stars who went on to become pop sensations.  She played Paige Olvera, a guitarist, in the Disney Channel series Bizaardvark and played a starring role as Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.

She is Fil Am on her father’s side. Her mother is German and Irish, according to Wikipedia. She cites Taylor Swift, Fiona Apple and Cardi B as some of her idols.

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