Lady Gaga ramps up ‘Chromatica’ anticipation after Ariana Grande collab ‘Rain On Me’

Lady Gaga ramps up 'Chromatica' anticipation after Ariana Grande collab 'Rain On Me'

Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande unveiled their new song “Rain on Me” last Friday.

The high-profile collaboration made fans more excited about Gaga’s upcoming album “Chromatica.” Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande fans went wild on Friday after the two stars finally released “Rain On Me.”

The two Italian-American stars joined forces on the single after weeks of teasing their fans about it on social media. The upbeat dance track intensified the fans’ excitement for Gaga’s sixth studio album “Chromatica.”

The upcoming record will signify the Mother Monster’s return to her dance-pop roots. The two stars also released the song’s music video a few hours after the single dropped on streaming services. The visuals of the clip were largely inspired by the movie Blade Runner and the video game Bayonetta.

Lady Gaga on working with Ariana Grande

In an interview, Gaga said that the duet was the product of a true partnership between her and Grande. According to the “Stupid Love” singer, a true friendship blossomed after recording the song.

She also talked about how vulnerable she was during the writing and recording process of the album. She touched on many topics in the songs including a reported sexual assault in her past.

“Rain On Me” becomes major worldwide hit

It has been less than a week since the release of “Rain On Me.” In that short amount of time, it already looks like it could be a big hit for the two stars.

According to data from streaming charts, Gaga’s collaboration with Grande shot to the top spot on its first full day of availability. This gives the song a major chance to debut at the peak position in multiple countries, including the United States.

The song’s music video also became a trending topic on YouTube. A lot of fans felt particularly excited at Grande, who dances a lot in the clip.

“Chromatica” release

The release of “Rain On Me” directly precedes the highly-anticipated debut of “Chromatica.” The record will serve as Gaga’s first dance-pop album since 2013’s “Artpop.”

The new Gaga album also has two other collaborations in the tracklist. The American pop star recorded “Sour Candy” with South Korean girl group Blackpink. She also collaborated with English music legend Elton John on the song “Sine from Above.”

“Chromatica” will be available worldwide on Friday, May 29. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande fans can listen to “Rain on Me” on Spotify and Apple Music.

Images courtesy of Lady Gaga/YouTube Screenshot

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