Olivia Rodrigo's song good 4 u debuts at No 1 on US Billboard Hot 100 chart

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Thursday, May 27, 2021

On Monday, Billboard magazine announced that Olivia Rodrigo's new song good 4 u had debuted at #1 on the Hot 100 chart dated for May 29. The Hot 100 combines sales, streaming and radio airplay in the United States to create a list of the most popular songs in the US on a weekly basis.

According to MRC Data, within the United States good 4 u received 43.2 million streams, sold 12 thousand downloads, and drew an audience of 3.8 million on the radio in the week ending May 23.

good 4 u released on May 14, a week before the May 21 release of Rodrigo's debut studio album, Sour. good 4 u became Rodrigo's second Number 1 single, after drivers license, which also debuted at Number 1 in January. Rodrigo also is the only artist, per Billboard, to have her first three singles — as in, singles promoted to both streaming services and radio — debut in the top 10, after deja vu debuted at Number 8 in April.

On Instagram, Rodrigo celebrated by posting a meme of a sobbing cat with the caption "GOOD 4 U IS NUMBER ONE![...] IM SO HAPPY AHHHHHH!" In her post, she also mentioned Dan Nigro and Alexander 23. Alexander 23 produced good 4 u alongside Dan Nigro, with Nigro also co-writing the track. This week's Hot 100 chart also saw four other debuts in the top 10, all songs from J. Cole's new album The Off-Season.