Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nick Minaj’s “Bang Bang” Reaches #1 at Top 40 Radio

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The year’s hottest miusical collaboration, “Bang Bang” from Jessie J + Airana Grande + Nicki Minaj, has officially cliamed the #1 spot on the Medibase Top 40 Chart!

Officially released on July 29th, the smash single immediately skyrocketed to the #1 spot on the iTunes Overall Top Songs chart and has spent the 13 weeks since its release in the Top 5 of the Billboard Hot 100.

The track’s acclaimed music video enjoyed its world premiere during the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards where the three ladies also delivered the explosive first-ever live performance of the song. The video was recently “VEVO certified” having amassed over 100 million views. Produced by Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, and Ilya, the anthem successfully brought together three of modern music’s biggest icons for a musical event that has spanned genres and generations.

The song also heralded the arrival of all three superstar artists’ latest projects beginning with Ariana’s chart-dominating My Everything which debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 upon its release this past August and Jessie J’s highly anticipated Sweet Talker  which debuted at #10 after its October release. Nicki Minaj is currently gearing up for the release of her next LP, Pink Print which is set for a December 15th release.


Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.