Controversy started over Rodrigo’s ‘driving license’
A video of a fight between two women during a live performance of Olivia Rodrigo’s “Driving License” at the iHeartRadio Music Festival has gone viral.
His appearance at the Las Vegas festival yesterday (September 19) marked his first show of the year, with Rodrigo calling it a “really special day for me”. Videos of the crowd singing along to their live rendition of ‘Driving Licence’ were shared on social media, along with another clip of a fight between two women during the track.
- Read more: Olivia Rodrigo: “It’s important for me to be taken seriously as a songwriter”
The video, originally shared on TikTok by user @fww.shelli, shows one woman punching another before being pulled over. Watch the horrific altercation below.
— V (@ViralMaterial) September 19, 2021
Just last week, Rodrigo performed his single “Good 4 U” at the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, which was backed by a group of choreographed dancers. He received domestic awards in three of the five categories he was nominated for, Best New Artist, Song of the Year for ‘Driver’s License’ and Push Performance of the Year.
Rodrigo released his debut album ‘SOUR’ in May, featuring Granthshala Giving record four stars in its review.
“For the most part, Rodrigo has crossed the bar set on that single, sharing with us an almost masterpiece that’s equal parts confident, cool, and exhilaratingly genuine,” the review read.
“This is no flash-in-the-pan artist, but we’ll be together for years to come.”