Olivia Rodrigo goes to the top Billboard‘s Hot Rock & Alternative Songs with “Brutal” its first entry on the charts.
The song is taken from her debut album Sour, Who skyrocket to n ° 1 on the Billboard 200 (with all charts as of June 5).
“Brutal” opens atop Hot Rock & Alternative Songs with 26.7 million US streams and 2,100 downloads sold in the follow-up week ending May 27, according to MRC Data. It also attracted 329,000 radio broadcast audience impressions during the week ending May 30; in addition to its good start on streaming services, “Brutal” collects the first radio waves on alternative radios. Leading the way, WNYL (Alt 92.3) New York performed the song 17 times in the follow-up week.
Simultaneously, “Brutal” debuted at No. 1 on Hot Alternative Songs and Alternative Streaming Songs, and No. 5 on the All-Format Streaming Songs chart, behind three other songs from Sour; “Good 4 U” leads to n ° 1, followed by “Deja Vu” to n ° 2 and “Traitor” to n ° 3. On the multimeter Billboard Hot 100, “Brutal” begins at # 12.
Sour produced Rodrigo’s first two No. 1 Hot 100s: “Drivers License,” for eight weeks starting in January, and “Good 4 U,” which opened the countdown top last week. (“Deja Vu” and “Good 4 U” are Rodrigo’s current singles that are being well promoted on radio, pop and adult stations. Pop Airplay, they go up to numbers 13 and 25 respectively)
As stated previously, Sour debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 295,000 equivalent album units earned, the most important week for an album to date in 2021.
“Brutal” is the first first issue on Hot Rock & Alternative Songs since Taylor Swift’s “Cardigan” on the August 8, 2020 count. She is the second female solo to lead Hot Rock & Alternative Songs in 2021, and the second to sharp. She succeeds Miley Cyrus, who in tandem with The Kid LAROI led the last three weeks with “Without You”.