Ariana Grande’s “Thank u, Next” scores biggest-ever streaming week for a woman artist

Oh and btw — the song is back at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

December 11, 2018
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Ariana Grande's "Thank u, Next" has returned to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and in a record-breaking way. Billboard reports that Ari's smash single put up 93.8 million U.S. streams for the week ending in December 6, making it the most-ever for a woman artist in a week's span.

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With those numbers, Grande dethrones Taylor Swift for the milestone. Swift's Reputation single "Look What You Made Me Do" earned 84.5 million streams in its debut week in September 2017.

"Thank u, Next" will now spend its fourth non-consecutive week at #1, knocking off Travis Scott's first-ever chart-topper "Sicko Mode." Naturally, Grande had some positive words upon achieving the feat, writing a simple "I Love u" post on Instagram.

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