Ariana Grande Tops Pop Songs Chart With ‘Thank U, Next’ & Debuts With ‘7 Rings’


Grande earns her fifth No. 1 on the airplay survey.

Ariana Grande achieves her fifth No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Songs radio airplay chart, as "Thank U, Next" ascends 2-1 on the survey dated Jan. 26.

Here's a rundown of Grande's 5 Pop Songs No. 1s, three of which she has notched since final July:

"Problem" (feat. Iggy Azalea), July 12, 2014, two weeks
"Side to Side" (feat. Nicki Minaj), Dec. 24, 2016, 5 weeks
"No Tears Left to Cry," July 21, 2018, one week
"God Is a Woman," Nov. 10, 2018, one week
"Thank U, Next," Jan. 26, 2019, one week thus far

The Pop Songs chart measures whole weekly performs, as tabulated by Nielsen Music, amongst its reporting panel of 167 mainstream high 40 stations.

The coronation for "Next" on Pop Songs marks its newest on a Billboard chart, after it led the all-genre, streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Billboard Hot 100 for seven weeks, starting with its Nov. 17, 2018, debut, marking Grande's first Hot 100 No. 1. The smash has additionally dominated Streaming Songs, Digital Song Sales, Pop Digital Song Sales and Dance Club Songs.

Grande concurrently debuts at No. 30 on Pop Songs with follow-up single "7 Rings," which bows with simply three days of airplay within the Nielsen Music monitoring week ending Jan. 20, after it was launched at midnight ET Friday, Jan. 18. The music channels the melody of The Sound of Music's "My Favorite Things" and is anticipated to soar onto subsequent week's Hot 100 (dated Feb. 2), following a full first week of information monitoring.

Both "Next" and "Rings," at present stand-alone singles, are anticipated to seem on Grande's forthcoming subsequent album, believed to be titled Thank U, Next.

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