Who is Olivia Rodrigo, the singer-songwriter who could be the winner of the Grammys?

Listening to Olivia Rodrigo’s music is for the older ones a trip to the past, to the heartrending feeling of first love, and for the younger ones it is the voice they needed to hear to feel their own story. Tonight of the 64th edition of the Grammys could be that of this singer-songwriter, who is dominated by the most important categories.

Mexico City, April 3 (However).– This Sunday, from Las Vegas, the 64th Grammy Awardsthe awards of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences of the United States, which recognize the best in the industry.

This 2022, the artist with the most nominations is Jon Batiste, who arrives with 11 mentions above names such as Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and HER, who add up to eight, and is followed by the great winner of 2020, Billie Eilish, and the great favorite of this edition, Olivia Rodrigowith seven nominations each.

Despite not being the singer with the most mentions in the delivery, the experts assure that tonight it will be by Olivia Rodrigo, who is nominated in the most important categories as Album of the Year for “sour”Best New Artist and Song of the Year for “Driver License”.


Let’s take a trip a few years ago, because the name of Rodrigo was not foreign to the young public before launching himself as a singer. The young woman had already debuted as an actress and as a Disney girl she appeared in series such as Bizaardvark or High School Musical. However, his name had not gained so much strength or sailed through other countries until 2021.

Before acting appeared in her life, music was already with her. Olivia Isabel Rodrigo grew up attentive to the music of her parents, there are home recordings of her dedicating a song to her friends and her family. Since she was a child, she took music classes where she learned to play the piano and the guitar and, of course, also acting lessons.

“Sour”. Photo: Instagram via @oliviarodrigo

Of course, it should be noted that those home recordings that many artists share and already look yellowish and old are different from Olivia’s, because she interprets her, who filled the lists of the best of music in 2021 with her name, just finished turning 19 last February.

It seems that 2003, the year Olivia was born in Murrieta, California, was yesterday for many, but no. Although Olivia shares the feeling with them when she remembers that her life changed from one moment to another, in the blink of an eye.

“My life is very strange. I left my home. I am not living with my parents. My album is ready. I almost finished high school. Thats weird. Everything is happening at the same time”, said the singer to Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2uthe documentary for Disney + that has just premiered this week on the platform.

Everything changed with Olivia with the release of the album “Sour” composed of 11 songs, all written by her. They are songs that talk about lovesickness and what goes through a teenage head, such as exposure to social networks as he tells in the single “jealousy, jealousy”.

“I have always liked the music that reaches the human psyche,” he indicates for his documentary in which he shares his creative process at the time of composing and how those lyrics have come to position themselves at number one on the lists and platforms. streaming.

And it is that if something defines Olivia’s music that goes through the pop and pop rock genres, it is the sentimentality with which only a teenager could compose, those feelings on the surface that are felt like in no stage of life, that pain when the first love leaves and you have to deal with it, and Olivia enjoys it to the fullest, there is no better place than the one that saves her, as she points out:

“I believed that being a songwriter is the best job and the best skill. Nothing connects with people better or truly portrays human emotion like music”, she points out and there is no refuting it when thousands go to her concerts to sing her songs.

Olivia Rodrigo: driving home 2u premiered on March 25 and is a documentary that, in addition to featuring exclusive images and interviews, also travels through his songs with reinterpretations of each such as “good 4 u”, “deja vu” and “favorite crime”.


The singer is already adding several awards such as American Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, People’s Choice Awards, as the most important.

The phenomenon of his music has obviously also reached social networks where he has almost 23 million followers on Instagram, 1.6 million on Twitter, 13.4 million more on TikTok and 8.7 on YouTube.

We do not know what will happen this Sunday night, but many critics indicate that Rodrigo already has the Best New Artist, as indicated by Jem Aswad, deputy music director of Variety:

“Everyone thinks that Olivia Rodrigo is going to win a significant number of awards.”

Olivia Rodrigo. Photo: Instagram via @oliviarodrigo

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Who is Olivia Rodrigo, the singer-songwriter who could be the winner of the Grammys?