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Ariana Grande, the pop music sensation, has once again claimed the throne on the Billboard Hot 100 with her new single “Yes, And?”. This is the eighth time the renowned singer has achieved this feat. The song is a testament to Grande’s extraordinary talent, having co-written and produced the track alongside industry veterans Max Martin and ILYA.
Details of Release and Reception
The track was released on January 12 and has since amassed an impressive 27.2 million streams, boasting 41,000 digital downloads. It has been presented in 14 different digital versions, including an extended mix, an a cappella version, and mixes with varying speeds. The song’s house music orientation draws inspiration from Madonna’s 1990 hit “Vogue”, and its music video pays homage to Paula Abdul’s 1988 masterpiece, “Cold Hearted”.
Future Projects and Collaborations
The success of “Yes, And?” is a prelude to Grande’s upcoming seventh studio album, Eternal Sunshine. The album is set to release on March 8, following her 2020 album, Positions, which also debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
Grande’s musical prowess is not her only talent. The two-time Grammy Award winner is set to star in the musical fantasy Wicked alongside Cynthia Erivo on November 27. Grande will portray the character of Glinda Upland/Glinda the Good, a role that promises to showcase her acting skills in addition to her singing talent.
Personal Life On Set
While working on the set of Wicked, Grande found love in actor Ethan Slater, who plays Boq, a Munchkin who falls for Grande’s character, Glinda. This new relationship came after both Grande and Slater parted ways with their respective former spouses, Dalton Gomez and Lilly Jay.
Ariana Grande’s journey and success in the music industry is nothing short of phenomenal. With her latest single, “Yes, And?” she continues to create music that resonates with audiences around the world. The upcoming studio album Eternal Sunshine and her role in Wicked add to the excitement of being an Ariana Grande fan in 2022.
Whether it’s her music or personal life, Grande’s story is a testament to resilience, talent, and the power of creativity. As she continues to dominate the music charts and explore new ventures, fans and critics alike eagerly await what the pop star has in store for the future.