Get ready, Ariana Grande stans! The 25-year-old pop star’s new single is coming way sooner than you may have thought, and she just dropped the news on her Instagram.
If you caught the “Thank U, Next” crooners most recent post, you would’ve seen the single artwork for the song, titled “7 Rings,” which is essentially the name of the track written in graffiti on a bubblegum pink wall. We mean, could anything be more Ariana Grande than a pink wall? We think NOT!
In addition to the single artwork, the “God is a Woman” songstress captioned the photo with the release date, and guess what? The song will be out on January 18.
Of course, this isn’t the first time Ari teased the upcoming single. For starters, if you take a look back at the “Thank U, Next” music video, you’ll notice that the license plate on her car in the Legally Blonde scene says — wait for it — “7 Rings.” Then, on December 1, the singer took to Twitter to drop another major hint.
“’twas a pretty rough day in nyc,” she tweeted. “My friends took me to tiffany’s. we had too much champagne. i bought us all rings. it was very insane and funny. & on the way back to the stu njomza was like ‘b–ch, this gotta be a song lol’. so we wrote it that afternoon.”
But wait, there’s more. On January 9, the “Breathin” singer appeared to have lost all chill and decided to post some of the lyrics on social media. Unfortunately, she’s since deleted the post, but LBR, once something’s on the internet, it’s on the internet for life.
The song goes, “Buy myself all of me / he he he, tea / they say ‘which one?’ / i say ‘I want all of ’em’ / I see it I like it I want it i got it by now / let me give you some tea / 7 rings / 7 rings / i pop it / i pierce it / 7 rings 7 rings / I call her, I say ‘Hello!’ / one: not right / two: not quite / three: you’re on track / four: do not go back! / five: you’re almost there! / six: it’s over there! / seven: that’s right! / 7 rings, 7 rings.”
Like you, we can’t wait for the new single to drop, but in the meantime, we’ll keep listening to “Thank U, Next” on repeat because — let’s be real — it’ll always be a bop.
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