Ariana Grande is one of the biggest artists in the music industry right now. This year, she was featured on Lady Gaga’s new album, Chromatica dancing away in the music video for “Rain On Me.” Also, during quarantine, Ariana teamed up with Justin Bieber in “Stuck With U.” The music video featured both Justin and Ariana along with some lucky fans.
Throughout the years, she’s put out 5 albums: Yours Truly, My Everything, Dangerous Woman, Sweetener and thank u, next. While we couldn’t fit all her hit songs (and there are plenty!), we’ve highlighted some of the best.
Here is our list of the top 5 biggest hits from Ariana Grande:
thank u, next
Off her newest album, thank u, next, the titled track was huge. The song was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 7 weeks straight. The song was released in November of 2018, just months after the release of her fourth studio album, Sweetener, thus bringing us into a brand new era. Weeks later, a music video was released, giving us 2000’s vibes featuring iconic scenes from movies like 13 Going On 30, Legally Blonde, Bring It On and Mean Girls. On Spotify, the song has over one billion streams.
no tears left to cry
no tears left to cry was the beginning of a brand new era, as known as the Sweetener era. The song was the comeback single of Ariana after the Manchester bombing in 2017. In the music video, Ariana pays tribute to Manchester by featuring a bee at the end of the video. This brought us into the upside down era as well. On her album cover, Ariana is upside down and the songs written on the back are also upside down, thank u, next cover was also the same.
The second single off thank u next, “7 rings” debuted at Number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed at the top spot for 8 weeks. The music video has over 800 million views and over one billion streams on Spotify. The music video features Ariana having fun with her friends and also her dog, Toulouse.
Side To Side feat. Nicki Minaj
Side To Side was Ariana’s first collaboration with Nicki Minaj. Within the next couple years they did 3 others: Get On Your Knees, Bed and the light is coming. The video has over 1.7 billion views on YouTube. Ariana and Nicki also performed this song together at the 2016 Video Music Awards.
The Way feat. Mac Miller
“The Way” was the lead single off her first studio album, Yours Truly and features Mac Miller. The song is very bubbly and cute, along with the music video. Ariana and Mac dated for 2 years. Sadly, Mac Miller passed away in 2018 due to an accidental drug overdose. Ariana pays tribute to her late ex-boyfriend in thank u, next: “Wish I could say thank you to Malcolm, cause he was an angel.”
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