Ariana Grande scores a Number One album across the globe

Posted Sep 4, 2014 by Earl Dittman
Not only has the pop diva hit the top spot on the Billboard charts, but her second album, 'My Everything,' is Number One in 85 countries (on iTunes) and has garnered over 200 million streams (on Spotify). It's truly a historical week for Ariana Grande.
Ariana Grande from the photo session for the cover of   My Everything
Ariana Grande from the photo session for the cover of 'My Everything'
Republic Records
My Everything (Republic Records), award-winning superstar Ariana Grande's second full-length album has captured the #1 spot on Billboard’s Top 200, #1 on iTunes in over 85 countries worldwide, #1 on Spotify, with digital streaming services yielding over 200 million streams. The combined digital video views from this album have surpassed 300 million, while the combined digital tracks have exceeded 6 million. In its debut week, My Everything has sold 300 thousand albums globally. This week, Ariana became the #1 artist on Spotify and #1 on the Billboard Artist 100 Chart. Less than a year ago, her major label debut Yours Truly topped the Billboard Top 200 at #1, and she now returns to that spot.
Ariana Grande s #1 album  My Everything
Ariana Grande's #1 album "My Everything"
Republic Records
Spotify, who called Ariana the “most-streamed artist in the world,” saw My Everything receive over 38 million streams globally during release week. Grande breaks the record for the highest streaming debut week of 2014 for a female on Spotify. Plus, "Problem" (featuring Iggy Azalea]) "Break Free" (featuring Zedd), and "Bang Bang" with Nicki Minaj and Jessie J all held strong in the Global Spotify Top 10. Internationally the album is #1 in Australia, Mexico, Canada, Japan and Top 5 in the UK, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand, Sweden, Netherlands, Austria, and Switzerland.
Grande kicked off last week by opening up the MTV VMAs with a performance of her single “Break Free” before delivering the television debut of her latest smash “Bang Bang” alongside Nicki Minaj and Jessie J. That same night, she took home “Best Pop Music Video” for her multi-platinum record-setting hit “Problem”. My Everything became available at midnight shortly after the VMAs and it vaulted to #1 on iTunes Overall Top Albums Chart. Her music video for “Break Free” has currently racked up over 43 million views on VEVO.
Last week, Grande also took the stage at America’s Got Talent and closed down midtown Manhattan as 12,000 fans came out to see her performance on NBC’s The Today Show as part of their Summer Concert Series. She’s also gearing up to sing the national anthem at the NFL Kickoff Game tonight and will perform on Stand Up To Cancer, tomorrow, September 5. Ariana also currently graces the cover of Seventeen Magazine, and was featured on the cover of Billboard album release week. Be on the lookout for some very big tour news soon.
An Instagram posting of Ariana Grande taking to the friendly skies to celebrate the success of  My E...
An Instagram posting of Ariana Grande taking to the friendly skies to celebrate the success of 'My Everything'