Pretty fulfilling! Following the success of his debut album, Olivia Rodrigo On Sunday 3rd April 2022 Grammy scored several prizes for the first time ৷
“Many thanks to the recording academy. This is my biggest dream come true, “said 19-year-old Rodrigo during his recognition speech for Best New Artist, speaking to his record label, loved ones and collaborators. Dan Black. “It’s all because of you. Thank you.”
The Disney + star also took home the Best Pop Solo Performance award in honor of his hit single “Drivers License”, which he released four months before his first album, Tire, was released in May 2021. The album received seven Grammy nominations, including Best Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Record of the Year and Grammy for Best Music Video. Rodrigo was also nominated for Best Song of the Year, which went to Silk Sonic the night before for “Live the Door Open.”
“Woke up this morning for 7 Grammy nominations,” the singer wrote via Instagram in November 2021, shortly after the nominations were announced. “When I was younger, my family lived a few blocks from the Staples Center, where the Grammys were held every year. I always walked out of the field and looked at the plaque on the ground with the names of all the winners in amazement. I went to the Grammy Museum so on my many free weekends I was fascinated by the history of the show and all the incredible musicians who made it. “
The High School Musical: The Musical: The Series The star added: “Many dreams have come true for me this year, but it is probably the most meaningful. Thanks to everyone who believed in me and supported the songs I wrote. And thanks to crecordingacademy for recognition. I’m passing humble. Really one day I will never forget. Thank you very much. “
After the “driver’s license” went viral in January 2021, Rodrigo opened up about how the track was inspired by his dating life. “I really understand people’s curiosity about who the song is about and what it’s about, but to me it’s really the least important part of the song,” said the actress – who was previously associated with it. HSMTMTS Coaster Joshua Bassett – Said Billboards In January. “It resonates with people because of how sensitive it is and I don’t think everything else matters.”
Prior to his feat on Sunday, Rodrigo revised the writing and recording process for Tire in a Disney + documentary. Late last month, the “Deja Vu” actor addressed “Heartbreak” which played a role in his music.
“I was in a situation where I had to see her – she was with someone else, which was devastating for me. I felt like my world was coming to an end almost every day. No one understood how I was feeling or related to it. Exactly how I felt. I am making a friend for myself by writing songs about what I have done, ”he explained on March 25.