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Ariana Grande’s Problem Hits No. 1 In The UK, Makes History

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Ariana Grande’s Problem Hits No. 1 In The UK, Makes History

Ariana Grande is a chart-topping artist in the UK.

Earning her first number one across the pond Sunday, Grande's feat is based on both sales and streaming data.

"The 21-year-old US singer/songwriter has not only scored her debut UK chart topper, but she has also become the first act to reign the new look Official Singles Chart which now features audio streaming data from services like Spotify, Deezer, Napster, O2 Tracks, Xbox Music, Sony's Music Unlimited and rara alongside physical and digital sales data," The Official Charts Company reports.

With sales of 106,000 copies within the last tracking week, "Problem" had 712,000 audio streams.

"With 100 streams being equivalent to one single purchase, in the last week Problem has emerged as Britain’s biggest track of the week, powering its way to the summit with a combined ‘chart sales’ figure of 113,000. According to Official Charts Company data, this comprises 106,000 sales and a streaming contribution of 6% to this week’s historic chart topper based on 712,000 audio streams," The Official Charts Company adds.

Grande's album, "My Everything," is due for release this August. It will also feature her new single, "Break Free."

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