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Ariana Grande's "Positions" has stopped this week's new music poll. Music fans voted in a poll published Friday, Oct. 23 on Billboard, choosing the 27-year-old singer's confident new single as their favorite new music release of the past week. The new song serves as Grande's first solo single since 2019's Thank U, Next. It will be featured on her upcoming sixth studio set of the same title, which is expected to drop on Friday, Oct. 30, through Republic Records. In the interim, the pop superstar has kept busy adding to her growing collection of No. 1 hits thanks to her collaboration with Lady Gaga on "Rain on Me." Her other collaboration with Justin Bieber, "Stuck With U." Grande, recently revealed the trackli

st for Positions, which features Doja Cat, The Weeknd and Ty Dolla $ign. Given the timing of its release – it is 11 days, in case you need a bit of a flashback or a reminder, until America goes to the polls positions by Ariana Grande's is a direct statement about the upcoming elections, in the vein of Demi Lovato's coruscating Commander in Chief. And the accompanying video. The video features the 27-year-old singer as US president, chairing cabinet meetings. Holding press conferences and walking dogs on the White House lawn, and making some subtle political sarcasm. The meeting she chairs features a distinctly more diverse cabinet than has ever existed in the White House; from the imagery, you could derive a general message that a woman could do a better job than the current incumbent; she hands out medals to postal workers and honours them. However, the overall message of position is that society expects women to multitask in a way that men are not expected to do. We see Ariana covertly swigging from a bottle of wine as she attempts to balance her working life with her duties in the kitchen. If you were inclined, you could draw a parallel with Arlie Hochschild and Anne Machung's study of attitudes to gender divisions in the household, The Second Shift. But perhaps that's gilding the lily a bit. After all, the song suggests that its protagonist is happy to multitask, as it displays her devotion to the object of her affections. Alternatively, as Grande puts it: Meanwhile, the music produced by Young Thug collaborator London On Da Track with long-term Grande collaborators Mr. Franks and Tommy Brown is mostly low key, it is mostly and melodically strong pop-R&B, rather than her other works of pop like Rain on Me, with her Lady Gaga collaboration. This fits with her other recent releases and perhaps tells you something about Grande's commercial position's strength. She currently finds herself in.she does not need bells and whistles to attract attention. She has increasingly made a certain kind of musical understatement of her brand while making big political statements on social media. In this new music video, she gets well over a million views an hour


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