Top 10 Songs by Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born on June 26, 1993. Her acting career started with the Nickelodeon series of Victorious, iCarlyand Sam & Cat, other television shows, and Broadway musical 13. Ariana’s music career started with the soundtrack from the show Victorious. In her career she has wrote many hits, and all three of her albums are certified at the platinum rank by RIAA.  She has over 100 song’s but these are just her top ten.

10.“Into You”

This song, released on May 6, 2016 as part of her album Dangerous Woman. On YouTube, the music video has 614,152,846 views. The video hit 100 million views on July 6, 2016. Ariana Grande helped write this song with the help of some of her recording team. This catchy song was her second top 20 from her album. The peak position on the Billboard charts was 13th on August 27, 2016. 

 9. “God Is a Woman”

“God Is a Woman” was released on July 13, 2018. This pop song is a 3:17 song. This is part of her 4th album, Sweetener. The YouTube music video has 156,058,519 views. This songs peak position on the Billboard Chart was 8th on September 1, 2018. 

8. “Dangerous Woman”

This single from the album Dangerous Woman was released on March 11, 2016. With this song, Ariana became the first artist to reach top 10 on the chart of her opening week of her album. This was her 5th song to reach top 10 in the United States. Her music video has 440,549,597 views on YouTube. She also sang as a special guest on Nicki Minaj’s tour on April 8, 2016. The songs peak position on Billboard charts was 8th on June 11, 2016. 

7. “The Way,” featuring Mac Miller

This song was wrote for Ariana’s album Yours Truly by producers and Mac Miller, who is in this song. It was released on March 25, 2013 and recorded during January 2013. The music video was released 3 days after the song. The music video has 343,081,374 views on YouTube. On October 2, 2013 the YouTube video became Vevo-certified. She performed this song on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Late Night Show With Jimmy Fallon. The songs peak position on Billboard charts is 9th on June 22, 3013. 

6. “Love Me Harder,” with the Weeknd

This song, recorded in 2014, for the album My Everything. The release date was September 30, 2014. The music video released on November 3, 2014. This video was Ariana’s 5th Vevo-certified music video. The music video has 565,872,825 views on YouTube.  They performed this song on the Season 40 premiere of Saturday Night Live. Grande performed this at the One Love Manchester concert. This song’s peak position on the Billboard charts was 7th on November 22, 2014. 

5. “Break Free,” featuring Zedd

Ariana and Zedd released this song on July 2, 2014 as a part of the album MEverything. This song is 3:34 long, recorded in 2014.  This sci-fi themed music video was released on YouTube on August 12th, 2014. It hit 100 million views on October 5th. Ariana performed this song at the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards and Americas Got Talent in August. “Break Free,” has a peak position on the Billboard charts of 4th on August 30, 2014. 

 4. “No Tears Left to Cry”

This song usually written in all lowercase, “no tears left to cry” was released on April 20, 2018. Recorded in September 2017, this song is the lead single for her album, Sweetener The music video was released on April 20, 2018 on Vevo. The music video has 641,289,279 views on YouTube with 5.1 million likes. Ariana performed this at Coachella and the 2018 Billboard Music Awards. No tears left to cry hit a peak position of number 3 on billboard charts on May 5, 2018. 

3. “Side to Side” featuring Nicki Minaj

Side to Side was released on August 30, 2016. This song was in her 3rd album Dangerous Woman. On YouTube, the video has 1,429,912,424 views, only hitting 100 views on September 19, 2016, and passing 1 billion views on June 29, 2017. This video is one of the 60 most viewed videos on YouTube. It became Veto-certified, becoming Ariana’s twelfth and Nicki’s eighteenth certified video. They performed this song together at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Ariana performed this on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and at the iHeartRadio Music Festival. On December 3, 2016 this song hit its peak position on the Billboard charts at number 4. 

 2. “Bang Bang,” with Jessie J & Nicki Minaj 

On July 28, 2014, Ariana, Nicki, and Jessie released this song Bang BangThis is the third single from the album My Everything. They recorded this song in London and Los Angeles, California. The official Vevo-certified music video uploaded to MTV’s website on August 24, 2014, uploaded to Jessie J’s Vevo account the next day, and passed 100 million views by November 5, 2014. Now, the music video has 1,243,378,957 views on YouTube. They performed this song together at the 2014 American Music Awards on August 24, 2014. On billboards charts it peaked at number 3 on October 4, 2014. 

 

1.“Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea 

Problem is in the album My Everything and was released on April 28, 2014. They recorded this song during 2014 in Sweden and Los Angeles, California. The YouTube video now has 1,130,741,221 views. This video hit 100 million views on July 28, 2014.  It had 1 billion views as of May 2017. Hitting its peak position of number 2 on Billboard charts on June 7th, 2014, in just 40 days. Grande performed this days after the release, on the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards, 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. They performed this together on May 18, 2014 at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards. 

 All the above shows, Ariana is a very successful artist.  She performs at her own concerts or tours, award shows, and other TV shows like Ellen and Jimmy Fallon. Ariana Grande is a very famous singer/songwriter with great songs.  Read more about Ariana here. For other music blogs click here.

 

 

Post Malone Ablum

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Beerbongs & Bentleys is an album by the American rapper Post Malone. It got released by Republic Records on April 27, 2018. The album features guest appearances from artists Swae Lee, 21 Savage, Ty Dolla Sign, Nicki Minaj, G-Eazy and YG. The album includes production from collaborators such as Louis Bell, Frank Dukes, London on da Track, PartyNextDoor and more. Post Malone’s album was supported by his other singles named: “Rockstar”, “Candy Paint”, “Psycho”, “Ball for Me”, and “Better Now”. “Rockstar” and “Psycho” at number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.

 

Critical Reception:

Beerbongs & Bentleys received many mixed reviews from critics. It was performed well commercially, debuting at number one on the US Billboard 200. The album received an average score of 51, based on the 10 reviews

 

Performance:

On the day Beerbongs & Bentleys was released it broke streaming records on Spotify. The album achieved 47.9 million streams in the US alone. Globally it reached 78,744,000 streams in 24 hours on the music service. The album was debuted number one on the us Billboard 200. It logged the largest week of the year for an album, and the biggest streaming week ever with 431.3 million on-demand audio streams in the country, passing the previous record held by Drake’s More Life, which started with 384.8 million. In its second week, it achieved 193,000 album-equivalent sales, 24,000 of which were pure sales, raising its two-week total to 663,000 album-equivalent sales.

 

Singles:

No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1 Paranoid Post – Idan Kalai – Bell – Billy Walsh – Alexander Krashinsky Cashio – Bluesport – Bell 3:44
2 Spoil My Night (featuring Swae Lee) Post – Khalif Brown – Adam Freeney – Teddy Walton – Bell Frank Dukes – Walton 3:14
3 Rich & Sad Post – Freeney – Walsh – Bell Frank Dukes 3:23
4 Zack and Codeine Post – Scott Storch – Diego Ave – Bell StorchAve – Leon  Youngblood, Jr. – Tariq Bright 3:23
5 Takin’ Shots Post – Jahron Brathwaite – Bell – David Hughes – Walsh Bell – Prep Bijan – PartyNextDoor 3:37
6 Rockstar (featuring 21 Savage) Post – Shayaa Abraham-Joseph – Olufunmibi Awoshiley – Bell – Jo-Vaughn Virginie – Carl Rosen Tank God – Bell 3:39
7 Over Now Post – Andrew Watt -Bell – Tommy Lee Post Malone – Watt – Bell 4:07
8 Psycho (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) Post – Tyrone Griffin, Jr. – Bell – Rosen Malone – Bell 3:41
9 Better Now Post – Freeney – Walsh – Bell Frank Dukes – Bell 3:50
10 Ball for Me (featuring Nicki Minaj) Post – Onika Maraj – Bell Bell 3:27
11 Otherside Post – Bell Malone – Bell 3:48
12 Stay Post – Watt – Bell Malone – Watt 3:28
13 Blame It on Me Post – Bell Malone – Bell 4:22
14 Same Bitches (featuring G-Eazy and YG)                

Post – Jonathan Whitfield – Gerald Gillum – Keenon Jackson – Bell – Walsh – Kalai – Rod Argent

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15 Jonestown Post – Bell – Te Whiti Warbrick – Nick Audino – Lewis Hughes Malone – Bell – Twice as Nice 1:51
16 92 Explorer Post -London Holmes – Bell – Aubrey Robinson – Kendall Roark Bailey – Jaison Harris London on da Track – Robinson – Roark Bailey 3:32
17 Candy Paint Post – Bell Malone – Bell 3:49
18 Sugar Wraith Post – Bell Malone – Bell 3:47

Personnel:

Musicians:

  • Austin Post (Post Malone) – guitar
  • Andrew Watt – guitar, bass
  • Tommy Lee– drums
  •  Louis Bell – drum programming, keyboards
  • Twice as Nice – drum programming

Release:

Region Date Format Label
Various April 27, 2018 CD – digital download Republic
Nov. 23, 2018 Vinyl

 

Certifications:

  • Australia – Platinum
  • Brazil – Platinum
  • Canada – 4x Platinum
  • Denmark– 2x Platinum
  • France – Gold
  • Italy – Gold
  • Mexico – Gold
  • New Zealand – 3x Platinum
  • Norway – 3x Platinum
  • United Kingdom – Gold
  • Untied States – 2x Platinum

Austin Richard Post, known better as Post Malone, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer. He was born July 4, 1995 and has gained recognition for blending various musical genres. Post Malone now has two albums out, “beerbongs & bentleys” and “Stoney”.  Therefore, Malone is a very talented artist, who has accomplished a lot during his time creating music and producing music for a living and at such a young age.

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