Ariana Grande’s “Yes, And?” skyrockets to Billboard Hot 100 No. 1, tying record with Taylor Swift

Ariana Grande’s latest single, “Yes, And?,” has catapulted to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100, marking her sixth No. 1 debut and tying her with Taylor Swift for the most among women, as reported The track, serving as the lead single for Grande’s upcoming seventh studio album, “Eternal Sunshine,” is slated for release on March 8, creating heightened anticipation among fans.

Data from Luminate reveals the impressive performance of “Yes, And?” with 27.2 million streams and 24.8 million radio airplay audience impressions from January 12 to January 18. The single’s success extends beyond digital platforms, boasting 53,000 units sold, including 41,000 digital downloads.

This achievement marks Grande’s eighth Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 and her first solo debut since November 2020’s “Positions.” Notably, her previous chart-toppers include collaborations with The Weeknd, Lady Gaga, and Justin Bieber. Grande’s tally of No. 1 hits now ties her with Beyoncé, securing the eighth-most Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s among solo women. However, Mariah Carey holds the record with an impressive 19 chart-topping songs.

The accolades for “Yes, And?” extend to its production, with Grande collaborating with Swedish songwriter and record producers Max Martin and ILYA. This collaboration has earned Max Martin the distinction of having the most No. 1s among producers in chart history, reaching a remarkable 24 chart-toppers. Additionally, Martin ties with John Lennon for the second-most Hot 100 No. 1s among writers, with Paul McCartney holding the record.

As anticipation builds for the release of “Eternal Sunshine,” Ariana Grande’s latest triumph on the charts reinforces her standing as one of the music industry’s leading artists, setting the stage for what promises to be another successful chapter in her illustrious career.

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