"Traitor" (stylized in all lowercase) is a song recorded by American singer-songwriter Olivia Rodrigo. Released through Geffen Records, the song impacted on US mainstream radio stations on August 10, 2021, as the fourth single from Rodrigo's debut album, Sour (2021). An indie pop and guitar-rock ballad, "Traitor" was written by Rodrigo and Dan Nigro, and was produced by the latter. Before it was promoted as a single, upon Sour's release, "Traitor" became a fan-favorite and achieved commercial success. Music critics praised the song for its vocals and lyrics, and picked it as an album highlight. "Traitor" arrived at number nine in the United States, number five in the United Kingdom, and peaked within the top 10 in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Portugal. The song was also certified gold in the United Kingdom and platinum in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. The song received its debut performance in Rodrigo's YouTube concert film Sour Prom (2021).
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