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Olivia Rodrigo has best-selling single and album of 2021 to date

Olivia Rodrigo has best-selling single and album of 2021 to date
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Olivia Rodrigo has the biggest-selling single and album of the year so far, according to the latest sales figures.

Chart sensation Olivia Rodrigo is leading the way in the race for the biggest single and biggest album of the year.

'Drivers License', which spent a total of nine weeks at the summit, has now reached 1.03m chart sales - including 123m streams - according to half-year data from the Official Charts Company.

The Disney starlet's debut album Sour heads up the albums race, with 170,000 sales after just six weeks, three of which were spent at number one.

Nathan Evans's TikTok sea shanty 'Wellerman' is second on the singles chart, with 713,000 sales, with Dutch DJ Tiesto's 'The Business' in third on 640,000 and Lil Nas X's 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name)' in fourth on 638,000.

Other big hitters in the album stakes include Dua Lipa's Future Nostalgia, which has sold 143,5000 in 2021 for a running total of 409,000 to date.

Harry Styles's Fine Lines is third with 109,000 in 2021, while Queen have racked up another 106,000 sales for their Greatest Hits.

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