Ariana Grande Announces New Song ‘Monopoly’ Less Than 2 Months After ‘Thank U, Next’ Album Release

Ariana Grande Announces New Song ‘Monopoly’ Less Than 2 Months After ‘Thank U, Next’ Album Release
Ariana Grande performs onstage during the Sweetener World Tour at Times Union Center on March 18, 2019 in Albany, New York. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images

No rest for the wicked! Ariana Grande’s latest chart-topping album, Thank U, Next, was just released on February 8, but she’s already preparing to put out new music.

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“Man, let’s drop it tomorrow night @VictoriaMonet,” Grande, 25, teased via Twitter on Wednesday, March 27. “‘Seven rings’ is ab to be number one for eight weeks and the album might go back to no. 1 too…. we need to celebrate tbh ! life too short and too sweet rn. hmmmmmmm.”

The “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” singer’s friend and collaborator Victoria Monet was on board with the plan and responded, “You ain’t neva lied and this moment waaay too special!! Let’s dooo it!” However, Monet, 25, came up with a suggestion: “Yoo lets drop it Monday so we can celebrate an 8th week at number 1!!Cause this s–t is insaaaane.”

Grande then quipped, “Word it’s also like …. not mastered or ready or delivered lmaooo. see, this is why i can’t go on twitter anymore. i get too excited and say s–t i shouldn’t. however, monday is soon enough ! we love uuu.”

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Monet also posted a screenshot of the track, called “Monopoly,” on her Instagram Story. Grande reposted the image to her own account and later tweeted, “Love surprising / feeding our children #monopoly.”

Ariana Grande Announces New Song ‘Monopoly’ Less Than 2 Months After ‘Thank U, Next’ Album Release
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The Nickelodeon alum has become known for dropping music whenever she feels like it, rather than sticking to a traditional promotional schedule. She explained her decision to a fan who tweeted, “Ariana saying f—k the rules and deciding to release music whenever the f—k she wants / it feels right. best decision she ever made.”

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The former Victorious actress replied, “It feels sm healthier & sm more authentic & rewarding. regardless of the outcome, i prefer this bc it’s real & feels happy. no games. i love music. i love the ppl i make it w. these past few months made me fall in love w this job all over again. so thank u sm for being down.”

Prior to the release of Thank U, Next in February, Grande dropped her fourth studio album, Sweetener, on August 17, 2018. The disc featured hit songs including “God Is a Woman,” “Breathin” and “No Tears Left to Cry,” and won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album.

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