Olivia Rodrigo Drops, Breaks Award Like Taylor Swift

Olivia Rodrigo Drops and Breaks 1 of Her Grammys 2022 Just Like Taylor Swift in 2010 2

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Oops! Oops! Olivia RodrigoFunnyly, I accidentally dropped one of them a la Taylor SwiftIn 2010.

The “Good 4 U” singer, 19, was posing backstage at the Sunday, April 3, awards show with her trophies piled in her arms when one fell. The California native was shocked when the award fell in two.

Swift, 32 years old, had to balance four of the statuettes in each hand while taking photos at the 52nd Grammy Awards. The “Blank Space” singer sported an off-the-shoulder gown on the red carpet at the time, while Rodrigo looked just as sparkly this year in a black dress, matching opera-length gloves and double chokers.

Sunday’s ceremony marked the actress’ first Grammys appearance, and she gushed to Entertainment Tonight about how “genuinely so excited” she was to watch the other performers. “If I won one, that would just be something I couldn’t even fathom,” Rodrigo said before the show.

Olivia Rodrigo Drops and Breaks 1 of Her Grammys 2022 Just Like Taylor Swift in 2010

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TheHigh School Musical: The Musical Series star was the second act to take the stage following Silk Sonic, wowing the audience with her hit single “Drivers License.”

The BizaardvarkThe award-winning alum was awarded Best New Artist and Best Solo Performance in Pop, respectively. In her first acceptance speech, Rodrigo gushed that it was her “biggest dream come true.”

The former Disney Channel star went on to say, “Thank you to everyone at Interscope, especially John JanickThank you for believing in my songwriting and me. … A huge thanks to Dan [Nigro]I was able to share all my music with Dan, who also made it. Dan, you are the best friend, collaborator and person I could ever ask for, so this is all because of you, so thank you.”

The songwriter was nominated for seven awards total, opening up to her Twitter followers about the “meaningful” honor in November 2021.

“When I was younger, my family lived a few blocks from the Staples Center, where the Grammys took place every year,” the “Deja Vu” singer explained at the time. “I would always walk outside the arena and look at the plaques on the ground with all the winners’ names in wide eyed wonder. I visited the Grammy museum on so many of my weekends because I was so intrigued by the history of this show and the incredible musicians that created it. … I’m beyond humbled. Truly a day I will never forget.”

Swift was nominated Sunday for Album of the Year for her ninth studio recording. EvermoreShe skipped the ceremony. The trophy was presented toJon Batiste.

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