Ariana Grande delivered her fifth studio album thank u, next earlier this month and now we have its first week sales totals.
The international sensation was able to secure the number one spot on Billboard’s Top 200 chart by moving an incredible 360,000 units (116,000 traditional copies) in the first seven days. This is Grande’s fourth LP to reach the top after Sweetener, My Everything, and Yours Truly. thank u, next has the largest steaming week ever for a pop album and is the biggest in history by a female artist as well.
Ariana has released official music videos for “thank u, next,” “7 rings,” and “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” so far. She also issued a remix of “7 rings” featuring 2 Chainz after some controversy over her using his style.
Grande is scheduled to headline Coachella later this year with Childish Gambino and Tame Impala. Other acts such as YG, Playboi Carti, H.E.R., Khalid, Bad Bunny, Pusha T, Gucci Mane, Smokepurpp, Lil Pump, and more will hit the stage.