The award-winning superstar’s second full-length album captured the #1 spot on Billboard’s Top 200, #1 on iTunes in over 85 countries worldwide, #1 on Spotify, with digital streaming services yielding over 200 million streams. The combined digital video views from this album have surpassed 300 million, while the combined digital tracks have exceeded 6 million. In its debut week, My Everything has sold 300 thousand albums globally. This week, ARIANA became the #1 artist on Spotify and #1 on the Billboard Artist 100 Chart. Less than a year ago, her major label debut Yours Truly topped the Billboard Top 200 at #1, and she now returns to that spot. It’s truly a historical week for the artist.
Spotify, who called ARIANA the “most-streamed artist in the world,” saw My Everything receive over 38 million streams globally during release week. ARIANA breaks the record for the highest streaming debut week of 2014 for a female on Spotify. Plus, “Problem” [featuring Iggy Azalea], “Break Free” [featuring Zedd], and “Bang Bang” with Nicki Minaj and Jessie J all held strong in the Global Spotify Top 10. Internationally the album is #1 in Australia, Mexico, Canada, Japan and Top 5 in the UK, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, Austria, and Switzerland.
She kicked off last week by opening up the MTV VMAs with a performance of her single “Break Free” before delivering the television debut of her latest smash “Bang Bang” alongside Nicki Minaj and Jessie J. That same night, she took home “Best Pop Music Video” for her multi-platinum record-setting hit “Problem”. My Everything became available at midnight shortly after the VMAs and it vaulted to #1 on iTunes Overall Top Albums Chart. MTV.com went on to premiere the music video for “Bang Bang” before it went wide on VEVO. Watch it here! You can also check out the previously released music video for “Break Free” here, currently with over 43 million views.
Last week, ARIANA also took the stage at America’s Got Talent and closed down midtown Manhattan as 12,000 fans came out to see her performance on NBC’s The Today Show as part of their Summer Concert Series. She’s also gearing up to sing the national anthem at the NFL Kickoff Game on September 4 and will perform on Stand Up To Cancer September 5. Right now, you can watch her performances on the Honda Stage at the iHeartRadio Theater LA of “Break Free” here, and “Best Mistake” feat Big Sean here. ARIANA currently graces the cover of Seventeen Magazine, and was featured on the cover of Billboard album release week. Be on the lookout for some very big tour news soon.
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