Ariana Grande is difficult for a No. 1 launch on subsequent week's Billboard Hot 100 chart (dated Feb. 2), as her new single "7 Rings" may blast in on the summit, following its Jan. 18 launch.
In projecting partial-week knowledge, "7 Rings," launched on Republic Records, may launch with over 70 million U.S. streams, 20 million in airplay viewers and 80,000 downloads bought, putting it in line to reach because the most-streamed and most-sold tune of the week.
The Hot 100 blends weekly streaming, airplay and gross sales knowledge, in response to Nielsen Music.
"7 Rings," which channels the melody of The Sound of Music's "My Favorite Things," and its official video, arrived firstly of the Jan. 18-24 streaming and monitoring week feeding subsequent week's Hot 100 (with airplay measured Jan. 21-27).
As airplay for this week's charts (dated Jan. 26) was tracked Jan. 14-20, the only debuted at No. 30 on the newest Pop Songs airplay chart and drew 16 million in all-format airplay viewers in its first three days of launch.
"7 Rings" is the radio follow-up to Grande's first Hot 100 No. 1 "Thank U, Next," which debuted atop the Nov. 17, 2018-dated chart and spent seven complete weeks on the summit. Both songs are from Grande's forthcoming album, Thank U, Next, the follow-up to Sweetener, which arrived as her third Billboard 200 No. 1 in September.
If "7 Rings" debuts at No. 1 on the Hot 100, it could mark simply the 33rd single (of 1,082 No. 1s all-time) to open on prime. Plus, Grande would turn into simply the fifth artist with a number of No. 1 entrances, becoming a member of Mariah Carey, the chief with three, Justin Bieber, Drake and Britney Spears (two every).
Grande ought to face her biggest challenges for the Hot 100's prime spot subsequent week from reigning No. 1 "Without Me" by Halsey and former chief and present runner-up "Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse)" by Post Malone and Swae Lee.
Highlights of subsequent week's Hot 100 are scheduled to put up on Billboard.com Monday (Jan. 28), with all charts posting the next day (Jan. 29).