It looks like music lovers aren’t ready to say “next” to Ariana Grande‘s latest megahit as its grip on the top of the Billboard Hot 100 has yet to loosen.
Nabbing the position for its 7th non-consecutive week, ‘thank u, next’ rings in 2019 as the year’s first chart-topper thanks to a handsome mix of sales, streams, and digital downloads.
Grande’s “Next,”…[enjoyed] 43,000 downloads sold in the week ending Dec. 27, according to Nielsen Music…
“Next” holds at No. 5 on Radio Songs (90 million audience impressions, up 4 percent, in the week ending Dec. 30) and tumbles to No. 9 on Streaming Songs, after seven weeks at No. 1 (37.9 million U.S. streams, down 13 percent, in the week ending Dec. 27).
Curious to see who else joins the diva in the top 25 this week? Look inside to see the latest edition of TGJ’s Chart Check: Hot 100: