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Ariana Grande Sets YouTube 24-Hour Record For 'Thank U, Next' Video Debut

Grande's hit, Thank U, Next, topped previous record holders and K-pop superstars BTS's Idol. Released at 12 noon Pacific time on Friday, Thank U, Next has now passed 46 million viewers, edging BTS's 45.9 million total in just under 22 hours. The BTS ...

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Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Video Breaks YouTube Record for Most Views in ...

In addition, according to YouTube, “Thank U, Next” set the record for most-viewed video that used YouTube's Premiere scheduling feature with 829,000 viewers watching simultaneously at its peak. Grande fans sent over 516,000 chat messages during the ...

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Lindsay Lohan seemingly shades Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' music video

Social media/Instagram will show the good days. The good parts of people and their lives and that's ok!! That's what social media is for! ‼ But here's a reminder that next time you see something on social media that you think is 'goals' that it's not ...

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Ariana Grande: Five things to know about Thank U, Next

Ariana Grande has released a music video for her latest hit Thank U, Next and the internet is abuzz, dissecting all the cultural references. The self-love anthem had over 9 million views in four hours. The track has stayed at the top of the Billboard ...

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Washington Post

'Thank u, next': All of the pop culture references and cameos in Ariana Grande ...

It's not October 3rd, but today is a very important day for fans of the 2004 film “Mean Girls” — especially if they happen to also be fans of Ariana Grande. On Friday, Grande released the long-awaited video for “Thank u, next,” the airy bop she ...

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CNN

Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' video is here (finally)

(CNN) After weeks of hinting, Ariana Grande has finally released her music video for "Thank U, Next." Running more than five minutes, the video is a series throwbacks to female driven films. Grande opens the video as Regina George from 2004's "Mean Girls.

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Ariana Grande's 'thank u, next' music video had over 825000 people watching live

Music videos haven't felt like a communal event since the heydays of MTV and TRL Live, but with the advent of live-streaming, the shared experience may be making a comeback. Today, Ariana Grande debuted the video for her relationship-themed single, ...

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NPR

Who Is Ariana Grande? 'Thank U, Next' Video Nods To 'Mean Girls' And More

For the past week, Ariana Grande's Instagram account has been flooded with behind-the-scenes photos from the "thank u, next" video set. After the viral single went platinum, the singer took to social media to assure fans, "Don't worry... You're still ...

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TIME

Here's Your Guide to the Movie References in Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next ...

“Thank U, Next” was released just weeks after she and Saturday Night Live cast member Pete Davidson called off their engagement, and two months after Grande's ex-boyfriend, the rapper and producer Mac Miller, died from an accidental overdose.

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Vox

Ariana Grande's “thank u, next” music video is a love letter to Legally Blonde ...

Ariana Grande, cherubic pop megastar and proclaimer that God is woman, has released her video for “thank u, next” — an ode to all the boyfriends, relationships, and one broken engagement that helped make her who she is today. In putting the hit song ...

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Ariana Grande name-drops Pete Davidson, Mac Miller on 'Thank U, Next' single

The rest of the song takes a less sincere tone, as she sings, "Thank u, next / Thank u, next / Thank u, next / I'm so (expletive) grateful for my ex.” Grande seemingly reveals that she's moved on to another man -- "Plus, I met someone else / We having ...

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Variety

Ariana Grande Drops New Song, 'Thank U, Next,' Addressing Mac Miller and Pete ...

All of the above, along with previous boyfriends Big Sean and Ricky Alvarez, are addressed in a song she's been teasing all week, “Thank U, Next,” which she dropped abruptly on Saturday night, half an hour before the first new episode of “SNL” since ...

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