Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Subsequent’ Breaks Apple Music Document for Most-Streamed Pop Album in First 24 Hours
This additionally makes “Thank U, Subsequent” the largest debut for any feminine artist in any style on Apple Music inside the first 24 hours of launch. Ariana started releasing singles for the album final yr, beginning with the title observe “Thank U, Subsequent” and adopted by “Think about” and “7 Rings.” “Thank U, Subsequent” launched about six months after Grande’s earlier album, Sweetener.
Different current Apple Music information embrace Shawn Mendes’ self-titled third studio album changing into the most-streamed pop album of 2018, and Cardi B’s “Invasion of Privateness” setting a brand new document for first-week streams by a feminine artist, beating Taylor Swift’s “Repute.” “Thank U, Subsequent” seems to be on the trail to battling each of these albums for the document of first-week streams by a feminine artist on Apple Music.
Based on the most recent numbers, Apple Music now has over 50 million paid subscribers world wide. This replace got here throughout Apple’s newest earnings name and was the primary replace on Apple Music subscriber numbers since Might 2018, when Apple Music had 50 million paying and trial subscribers mixed. As compared, Spotify now has 96 million paid world subscribers.