How many Grammy Award wins does Olivia Rodrigo have?

The Grammy Awards will be held on February 4.
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Olivia Rodrigo is up for six Grammys at next week’s award ceremony. Should she win, she could celebrate with an ice-cold lemonade or La Croix Water. The California native does not turn 21 until two weeks after the Grammy Awards.

Rodrigo is no stranger to success at a young age. Her 2021 debut album, SOUR, earned her seven nominations and three wins. She won for Best New Artist (defeating, among others, her brother and producer, Finneas), as well as Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance (for her single “Driver’s License.”) By winning, she bested a field that included Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, Brandi Carlile, and Doja Cat. Not bad for a seventeen-year-old.

Rodrigo’s accomplishments extend far beyond the Grammys. She has won multiple awards from Billboard, ASCAP, IHeartRadio, and MTV among others. “Driver’s License” was recognized by Guinness for being having the most streams on Spotify in a given week, and also for being the fastest song to reach one million streams. It took ten days.

Olivia Rodrigo's Grammy Awards wins and nominations

At this year's Grammys, Rodrigo is nominated for the three major awards – Album, Record, and Song. The album is her follow-up to SOUR, entitled GUTS, and the most acclaimed track is “Vampire.” I don’t think she is likely to win any of those big three this year, with competition coming from Eilish, Jon Batiste, Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, SZA, and Boygenius among others.

I think she has a much better chance of taking home a Grammy or two in the genre categories. She would still have to overcome the likes of Swift and Cyrus to win Best Pop Vocal Album and a very stacked lineup in the Best Pop Solo Performance.

Her clearest path may be in Best Rock Song, where her combustible blend of rap and rock on “Ballad of a Homeschooled Girl” would have to take down venerable rock heroes like the Foo Fighters and Rolling Stones. (She might have had a seventh nomination this year for an acclaimed track "Can't Catch Me Now" from last year's Hunger Games movie, but Barbie went and hogged four of the five nominations in the Visual Media category.)

I don’t make Rodrigo the favorite in any of her six categories this year, but I think there is a decent chance that she will pull a minor upset in one of those non-Big-Three categories. The fact that she is being recognized in the Rock category, after being essentially restricted to Pop on her debut, is a good sign moving forward.

There are some who lament her inclusion here, perhaps still thinking of Rodrigo as a pop singer and nothing more. But “Brutal” from SOUR could have easily scored a Rock nomination in 2022 (she was accused of ripping off Elvis Costello’s “Pump It Up” for goodness sake.)

This year, I would argue that “Ballad…” is a better rock song than either the Stones' entry or that of the Arctic Monkeys, and that Boygenius’ “Not Strong Enough” barely qualifies as a rock song. That just leaves the Foo Fighters “Rescued,” and I would never tell you to bet against Dave Grohl and company when a Grammy is on the line. But there is still a chance.

So that adds up to thirteen nominations with three wins, and another one or distinct possibilities pending. Not bad for the former Disney star who, just a couple weeks after this years program, can go into any bar in California and order herself a Vampire’s Kiss without resorting to the use of a fake ID.

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