ARIANA GRANDE’s “Thank U, Next” video hit YouTube on Friday, and went on to amass 47 million views in its first 24 hours.  That breaks the record of 45 million set by “Idol”, by the Korean boy band BTS.

It also broke the record for simultaneous views . . . with 829,000 people watching it at the same time.

On a related note, Ariana just surpassed SELENA GOMEZ to become the most streamed artist in the world on Spotify . . . by surpassing 46.9 million monthly listeners.

(Hollywood Reporter, Billboard)