Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” Debuts At #1 On Global YouTube Music Videos Chart

The buzzy new music video is a dominant #1 on this week’s listing.

Ariana Grande in thank u, next | Republic

The acclaimed music video for Ariana Grande’s “thank u, next” predictably earns #1 on this week’s Global YouTube Music Videos Chart.

“thank u, next” debuts atop the chart thanks to the 132 million views it received during the November 30-December 6 tracking period. The impressive figure more than doubles that of this week’s #2 song.

Credited with 58.8 million views, DJ Snake’s “Taki Taki (featuring Selena Gomez, Cardi B & Ozuna)” takes #2 on the chart. The video had spent the past seven weeks at #1.

Maroon 5’s “Girls Like You (featuring Cardi B)” falls one spot to #3 with 42.6 million, while a view count of 4.8 million brings Bad Bunny’s “Mia (featuring Drake)” down one place to #4.

Paulo Londra’s “Adan y Eva,” which received 27.5 million views, debuts at #5.

Written by Brian Cantor

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