Ariana Problem Billboard Top 10 Debut

ariana-problemAriana Grande’s ‘Problem’ is heading for a Top 10 debut on next week’s Hot 100. It could sell more than 300,000 downloads in the tracking week ending Sunday, May 2, following its digital release yesterday (28), reports Billboard.

How notable is a debut sales frame of at least 300,000? Just 22 songs have arrived with that sum or better since SoundScan began tracking digital sales more than a decade ago. The last two such songs launched on the Nov. 16, 2013 Digital Songs chart:

Eminem’s ‘The Monster,’ featuring Rihanna (373,000) and One Direction’s ‘Story of My Life’ (305,000). (Flo Rida’s ‘Right Round’ holds the record with 636,000 first-week downloads sold [Feb. 28, 2009]).

In addition to its sales, which would likely account for the majority of its Hot 100 chart points next week, ‘Problem’ is already receiving early radio support. The song drew 293 first-day plays on 87 stations yesterday, according to Nielsen BDS. Pop Songs reporter KIIS Los Angeles led all stations with 17 first-day plays. Among all stations, ‘Problem’ garnered 3.8 million in opening-day radio audience.

Ariana will also perfom 2014 Today Show Toyota Concert Series!

Today Show concert series lineup 2014:
16 – Mariah Carey
23 – Tim McGraw
26 – Austin Mahone
30 – Rascal Flatts

5 – Pharrell
6 – Sara Bareilles
13 – Train
17 – Little Mix
20 – Fall Out Boy
27 – Phillip Phillips

4 – Ed Sheeran
11 – Fifth Harmony
17 – Jason Mraz
25 – OneRepublic
29 – Jennifer Hudson

1 – Aloe Blacc
8 – TBD
15 – Neon Trees
22 – TBD
29 – Ariana Grande

1 – Maroon 5
5 – Usher

  • Queen Amanda Bynes

    Slay Queen Ari, Slay.
    Next Queen of Pop

  • Cali

    Slay I love this song so much.

  • guest

    Take that Ariana haters !!!

  • guest

    I know the little bitch Victoria Justice who thought she would have a better singing career than Ariana is not liking this news

    • lo

      lmao. that’s what’s funny…

  • anon

    I loved it when released but it already got annoying. Maybe because I overplayed

    • Queen Amanda Bynes

      Lol I played the crap out of it to. Haven’t got over it yet tho

  • honesty

    Woohoo! Go baby go!

  • ArianaSucksTbh

    She sucks and yells when she sings and her song is a alicia keys rip off all the way with a bit of jlo backing music.
    Ariana is blah and a wannabe. Next!

    • honesty

      Because you are not a hater at all. Lol. Hate all you want, but no one will ever be able to say that she cannot sing.