HER ALBUM DEBUTED AT #1 ON iTUNES ALBUM CHART IN MORE THAN 90 COUNTRIES
Based on opening day data, Ariana Grande’s “Sweetener” should make a big splash on this week’s US album charts.
“Sweetener” to sell 110-125,000 copies during the August 17-23 tracking period and is expected to generate 200-225,000 in overall consumption.
The pure sales tally should be enough for #1 on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart, while the consumption tally would likely yield a #1 debut on the Billboard
ARIANA will be performing songs from Sweetener next week in three intimate shows in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles.
ARIANA is preparing for the television debut performance of “God Is A Woman”, on MTV’s Video Music Awards airing Monday, August 20th from Radio City Music Hall. “God Is A Woman” was released alongside the female empowered music video directed by Grammy Award®-winning director Dave Meyer. Meyers also directed the music videos for “The Light Is Coming” and “No Tears Left to Cry”, and all three videos combined have now been streamed on VEVO over 600 million times.
Watch Grande’s behind-the-scenes footage from her “everytime” session below.
“My Everything” and “Yours Truly,” Grande’s prior two albums, both debuted at #1 in the United States.
Ariana Grande has emerged as one of the most magnetic and massively successful performers in pop music today. At age 24 she’s delivered three platinum-selling albums and surpassed 18 billion streams.
Other acts releasing albums this week include Gabrielle who drops her first studio album in 11 years Under My Skin, Slaves will be aiming for third consecutive Top 10 with Acts of Fear and Love, plus Bugzy Malone puts out B. Inspired, his first studio album that follows three Top 10 EPs.