Charts analysis: Ariana Grande debuts at singles summit

Ariana Grande scores the third No.1 of her career, with brand new track Thank U, Next, dashing to a chart-topping debut although it didn’t drop until Sunday (November 4), giving it fewer than five days to impact.

A break-up song, in which she namechecks four of her exes, Thank U, Next racked up impressive sales of 72,881 copies (including 61,411 from sales-equivalent streams) in its truncated timeframe – higher than a full seven-day tally from any record for 13 weeks ...

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