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Why Ariana Grande's “Thank U, Next” Is Her First No. 1 Song

Posted On: Nov 15, 2018   |   Posted By: Slate

As if Saturday Night Live hadn't already been sucking up enough oxygen since President Donald Trump took office, 2018 may go down as the year the NBC institution set the agenda for the pop charts, too. For the second time this year, a new stand-alone single, untethered to an album and dropped with little warning late on a Saturday night-seemingly timed intentionally to coincide with a new episode of SNL -has debuted one week later at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100.

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