Ariana Grande Opens At #1 In The UK With ‘7 Rings’

Published: Friday 25th Jan 2019 by Sam

Ariana Grande has done it…again.

She’s officially nabbed another UK chart-topper  and this time it’s with newest release ‘7 Rings.’

Details below…

The vocal supernova unleashed the infectious cut (alongside its video) last Friday and after a full tracking week has seen the song premiere at #1 on the Official UK Singles Chart. It marks the songbird’s fourth time atop of the coveted count.

Issued as the latest taste of forthcoming album ‘Thank U, Next’ (which arrives February 8th), the track amassed combined sales of 126,000. 

Cementing the singer’s status as leader of the current streaming scene, ‘7’s success is powered largely by online, on-demand plays. For, of its total sales, just 15,000 were accrued from digital downloads. The remaining was tallied up from its 16.9 million streams. A figure which set a new UK chart record for the most streams of a song in a single week.

But that’s not all! Get into a number of notable stats about ‘7 Rings’:

  • it earns the honour of being Grande’s highest sales debut in the UK, after besting the 113k of ‘Problem.’ 
  • it’s the second time Grande has scored two #1’s from the same album; the first being ‘Problem’ and ‘Bang Bang’ (from 2014’s ‘My Everything’), and once again with ‘7 Rings’ and ‘Thank U, Next’ from the latter’s like-titled LP.
  • ‘7 Rings’ becomes the first single to score over 100,000 combined sales in a week since June 2017. 

Suffice to say, all points to the potency of Ari’s popularity at present and sets up her album campaign exquisitely.

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  1. pon_de January 25, 2019

    *squawk* *squawk* It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s…the culture vulture *squawk* *squawk*

    • Del January 26, 2019


  2. Hmmm… January 25, 2019

    Damn, People just be listening to anything.

    • Lmfao_Hoe January 25, 2019

      Right like wtf now if it was any other single okay but this one??! Like damn who tf listening to this and yet blacks who have been making this sound and trap music ain’t seeing half the success of this

      • Hmmm… January 25, 2019

        EXACTLY. What’s funny is that her stans’ excuse for why she was accused of stealing from so many people is that the beat and the flow is so basic and generic and everyone has done it. But if it’s so basic and has been done so many times, why is it being hyped like this?? Why didn’t all the black artists who’ve made this exact type of song, not get the same attention? That just tells you that these white people are buying this trash JUST because it’s from Ariana and nothing else. White privilege at its finest.

  3. Brent Christopher January 25, 2019

    no shade, as much as I now like & pay attention to Ariana Grande, topping the UK charts is no big feat. honestly.

  4. 2bad2bme January 25, 2019

    The UK charts are a joke. Thank you, NEXT!

    • Culture Vulture Grande January 25, 2019


    • Del January 26, 2019

      This guy is from the UK and I agree but looking at the state of music n the sat 5 years in nit surprised anymore with trashy music lacking longevity it’s now songs that you forget a few months later rather than a song you listen to over yes and decades later nowadays I’m lucky I I can like five songs in a year

  5. DanYiel Iman January 25, 2019

    I’m going to pass on this…

  6. Chica January 25, 2019

    What a load of trash.

  7. Fancy BISH January 25, 2019

    Nope lol

  8. Karter January 25, 2019

    She gets more tan with each album she releases… she started out looking like Taylor Swift with a ponytail, now she’s damn near Beyoncé and Rihanna’s complexion ?. Forget 7 rings, how about 7 complexions?? Anything to top the charts, I guess.

  9. Culture Vulture Grande January 25, 2019

    All these hit singles but cannot move albums like Taylor, Beyoncé, Rihanna or Adele…SMDH

  10. Sjl January 27, 2019

    Thank U Next was good, Imagine was bad, & 7rings is trrrible.

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