Ariana Grande’s new album Thank U, Next has been tearing up the streaming charts, with her fans going to bizarre lengths to ensure a third straight #1 single on Spotify. Her first single, Thank U, Next, hit #1 on the singles charts, and then her second single, 7 Rings, quickly went to #1 as well.
Last week, the 25-year-old singer released Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored, and fans are now determined to make that number 1, by boycotting 7 Rings, a strategy which Grande has playfully responded to on Twitter.
News of the ‘boycott’ first came to Grande’s attention when a Twitter user named @nasaleon13 told Grande to, ‘get off her a** and go f***ing promote it.’ Grande responded to the tweet with, ‘i’m….. rehearsing for tour ….. r u ok,’ before another fan said, ‘break up with ur rehearsals, we’re bored.’
‘Y’all are so insane and funny and i love u,’ Grande began. ‘Nothings funnier than “boycott seven rings”….. i can’t lmao.’ She seemed to tell her fans that the boycott might not help, stating, ‘Whatever’s meant to be will be, babies. I ain’t goin nowhere,’ she said, with the hashtag #thankunext.
Another fan said, ‘i cant believe we are boycotting 1 of arianas songs so the other can debut at #1 ……. this is actually insane.’ Ariana responded with, ‘ur all sick,’ while another fan said, ‘we literally have a buwygf, im streaming party to block 7 rings wkdbekwk ‘This is a wild time for us lmao,’ Grande said with a tornado emoji.
‘Do ur thing but also like how is this our problem rn …… what the ҒUCҜ,’ she added, with the hashtag #thankunext. Another fan chimed in with the hashtags, #Boycott7Rings and #BUWYGIBStreamingParty,’ which Grande responded with ‘stop it rn.’ Regardless of boycotts, Grande’s album Thank U, Next is a mᴀssive hit after just a few days of release.