Ariana Grande has made chart history as she is the first artist to reach No.1 on the UK Official Chart based on both sales and streaming figures.
The pop beauty reached the top spot with her new single, Problem featuring Iggy Azalea, at the weekend and was quick to update her fans with her exciting news.
She tweeted: “was too much to fit in one tweet! thank u so much UK, just heard the news today…. love u more than words.”
The stunning star has made history because as of this week, the Official Singles Chart now includes the amount of plays songs get on streaming services such as Spotify and Napster alongside physical and digital sales.
Problem had a combined chart sales figure of 113,000, which was made up of 106,000 sales and a streaming contribution of 6%, which came from 712,000 audio streams.
Martin Talbot, chief executive of the Official Charts Company, said: “Congratulations to Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea for claiming this landmark Number One. This is a big week for the Official Singles Chart – and we are delighted that it is such a big week for them too.”
Ariana’s manager, Scooter Braun, who manages Justin Bieber, said: “Landing her first Number 1 on the Official Singles Chart is an incredible achievement and another benchmark in the continued global success of Problem. Thanks to the loyal UK fans whose incredible support has made this possible. This is your Number 1 too.”