Transcript for Lorde's 'Royals' Tops the Billboard Chart
if you had not heard the singer lorde yet, you will. Her debut single has shot straight to number one on the billboard hot 100. Her first album came out monday to worldwide acclaim. And all at the tender age of 16. She will sing her chart-topper for us in a moment. But first, let's meet lorde. ♪ We'll never be royals ♪ Reporter: She may not be royal. But lorde, or ella o'connor, is sitting comfortable atop the chart. The 16-year-old's debuted single, "royals," rocketed to the number one on billboard's hot 100, making her the youngest to get that after 26 years. Breaking a 17-year-old record previously held by alanis morissette. ♪ You can call me queen bee ♪ Reporter: A thing the new zealand queen bee is getting used to. And now, lorde performing her double-platinum hit, the number
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