Taylor Swift may have collaborated with Olivia Rodrigo & fans are obsessed

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Fans are gushing after noticing that the one and only Taylor Swift may have co-written a song with ‘Driver’s License’ singer Olivia Rodrigo — but did the two actually link up for a new track?

It’s safe to say that Olivia Rodrigo successfully broke the internet upon releasing her debut track, ‘Driver’s License,’ earlier this year. The song broke a Spotify record for the most one-day streams for a non-holiday song, and garnered over 9 million views in just a few days after going viral on TikTok.

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Since then, the singer and former Disney star has gone on to create her very first album, titled ‘SOUR,’ which is set to release on May 21, 2021 — and listeners cannot wait for it to drop.

That’s not what they’re most excited about, though; some eagle-eyed fans noticed that one track on the album, ‘1 Step Forward, 3 Steps Back,’ was co-written by none other than Taylor Swift and her longtime collaborator, Jack Antonoff.

While this news is certainly thrilling for fans of Tay-Tay and Rodrigo alike, it doesn’t come as a huge surprise, considering that Olivia has been a HUGE fan of the star since her childhood.

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Rodrigo couldn’t contain her excitement after Taylor congratulated her on the success of Driver’s License, either, notably posting a hilarious TikTok reacting to the singer’s comment on her viral track.

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While the two just met for the first time at the 2021 BRIT Awards, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say that Taylor may have helped write one of Rodrigo’s new songs — but some are a tad skeptical about this collab in wake of some recent news.

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A few netizens and music outlets state that Rodrigo has merely sampled one of Swift’s songs, ‘New Year’s Day,’ thus leading to the “co-writing” credits on Rodrigo’s album… and disappointment from fans.

Still, that isn’t stopping listeners from being hopeful — and considering Rodrigo and Taylor’s newfound friendship, even if the song wasn’t exactly co-written by Swift, there could very well be a legitimate collaboration between the two later on.

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