Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Racks Up More Than 1.5 Million Tweets

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Ariana Grande is seen on March 10, 2018 in Los Angeles.

Ariana Grande dropped her new single "thank u, next" just a few days ago, and the song has truly taken over Twitter since.

Fans were moved by her shout-out to "Malcolm," referring to her late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, whom she called "an angel" in the song. They also praised Grande -- who was named Billboard's 2018 Woman of the Year on Tuesday (Nov. 6) -- for her strength and inspiring determination to move on after her recent breakup with ex-fiancé Pete Davidson.

A tweet from Grande on Friday marked the first appearance of the phrase "thank u, next," and since then, "thank u, next" has appeared in more than 1.5 million tweets and Ariana Grande has been mentioned in more than 3.4 million tweets.

Of course, the song lyrics provided the perfect opportunity to create memes. Listeners grabbed onto the lines "One taught me love, one taught me patience, one taught me pain" and filled in the rest accordingly. In the past 48 hours, this trend gathered more than 240,000 tweets, peaking Monday night around 10 p.m. ET with 16,000 tweets posted in one hour.

Check out some of the most clever ones below.

In addition to the huge support from fans, other celebrities also tweeted their praise for Ariana Grande's empowering single. Check out the their tweets below.


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