Ariana Grande Scores Third No. 1 Album on U.Okay. Charts With ‘Thank U, Next’


It's a banner chart week within the U.Okay. for Ariana Grande, who debuts at No. 1 with each the Thank U, Next album and its newest single “Break Up With Your Girlfriend I'm Bored” (Republic/Universal).

The album is Grande's third to prime the U.Okay. chart, and data her greatest opening week with 65,000 mixed items. Its 12 tracks obtained 59 million streams in keeping with the Official Charts Company. Thank U, Next creates new data for many album streams ever by a feminine artist, and third general, behind Ed Sheeran's ÷ (Divide) and Drake's Scorpion.

The Greatest Showman (Atlantic/Warner) is again up Three-2 as west London rapper A.J. Tracey's self-titled and self-released debut album begins at No. Three. Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody (Virgin/Universal) rebounds once more, 6-Four, whereas final week's new entry at No. 1, the Specials' Encore (UMC/Universal), falls to No. 5.

British country-pop duo Ward Thomas are new at No. eight with Restless Minds (Sony Music CG), which is No. 1 on the OCC's nation chart. Queen's Platinum Collection (Virgin/Universal) offers them a second prime ten title with an 11-9 climb, and Jess Glynne's former No. 1 Always In Between (Atlantic/Warner) is again up 13-10. Now That's What I Call Music 101 (Sony Music CG/Virgin EMI/Universal), which fell to No. 2 on the compilation chart final week after 11 weeks on the summit, resumes its reign.

Grande's single begins on the prime with 85,000 mixed items, pushing her personal “7 Rings” all the way down to No. 2 after three weeks in pole place -- one other U.Okay. chart first. “Break Up...” is her fifth U.Okay. No. 1 single; the OCC additionally stories that by scoring three bestselling singles in 4 months, she turns into solely the fourth artist to try this in underneath 100 days, after Elvis Presley, John Lennon and Justin Bieber.

She additionally debuts at No. eight with the album's "Needy." The final feminine artist to have three concurrent singles as lead artist was Ruby Murray in 1955.

The new singles chart additionally accommodates a 9-Three transfer for Lewis Capaldi with “Someone You Loved” (EMI/Universal). Sam Smith's “Dancing With A Stranger” (Capitol/Universal), that includes Normani, is down Three-Four and Mabel's “Don't Call Me Up” (Polydor/Universal) holds at No. 5.