Born Charlton Kenneth Jeffrey Howard, the Kamilaroi musician made history in his homeland earlier this month when his mixtape F*ck Love (Savage) climbed to No. 1 on the ARIA Albums Chart. Because of this, he is now the youngest Australian solo artist to nab prime spot on the survey, aged simply 17 years, 5 months and 22 days.
F*ck Love bowed at No. eight on the Billboard 200 final yr, and he scored three ARIA Award nominations, for greatest male artist, breakthrough artist, and greatest hip-hop launch.
Extra not too long ago, the mixtape hit No. three on the Billboard chart. In Australia, the set hasn’t left the ARIA Prime 40 for the reason that authentic model was launched final July, and it’s amassed greater than 1 billion international streams.
Had been it not for the domination of Olivia Rodrigo’s “Drivers License,” Laroi’s “With out You” would have hit No. 1 within the U.Okay. It’s one among Laroi’s three platinum-certified singles in Australia.
“Signing with Sony Music Publishing this week, and I really feel blessed,” he enthuses in a press release. “If only one individual on the market connects with my journey and life experiences via my music, then I’ve achieved what I got down to do, and it’s a privilege to have the followers that I’ve to share the journey forward with me.”