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The Top Story
Ariana Grande achieves her fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her latest studio effort, Positions, debuts atop the tally. The set was released on Oct. 30 by Republic Records and launches with 174,000 equivalent album units earned in the U.S. in the week ending Nov. 5, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.
Positions is Grande’s third No. 1 album in less than two years and three months — the fastest accumulation of three No. 1 proper studio albums ever by a woman. More on that in a moment.