Charts analysis: Ariana Grande scores biggest single of 2018 so far

Ariana Grande’s two No.1 singles hitherto both reigned for a single week in 2014, but Thank U, Next not only spends a second week at the summit but also sees an increase in consumption week-on-week of 31.02% to 95,439 units (including 86,653 from sales-equivalent streams), the highest for a No.1 single since Artists For Grenfell’s version of Bridge Over Troubled Water debuted atop the chart on sales of 170,360 some 73 weeks ago.

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