LORDE’s platinum-selling breakthrough single ‘Royals’ is making history yet again. The song just reached #1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 Chart, and the 16-year-old New Zealand phenomenon is the youngest artist to top the chart since 1987. ‘Royals’ recently set a new record for “Longest #1 at Alternative Radio by a Female Artist” with a staggering seven weeks at the top.
Upon learning the news, she exclusively told Billboard, “It feels like a combination of my birthday, Christmas and washing my hair after a month of not doing so. [I’m] very, very grateful for everyone’s love and kind words.”