By Sameer Suri For Dailymail.com
Published: 02:44 BST, 18 October 2020 | Updated: 02:44 BST, 18 October 2020
Ariana Grande's upcoming album and its lead single will both be called Positions.
A countdown clock on her website indicates that the single will drop next Friday and the full record will be released the Friday after that.
The 27-year-old hinted at the title with a cryptic Instagram video this Saturday that showed her typing out the word 'positions' on a keyboard.
Looking fab: Ariana Grande's upcoming album and its lead single will both be called Positions; she is pictured playing the Coachella Music Festival last year
Her next studio album will be her sixth overall, and the third she has dropped just in the space of the last two and a half years.
Ariana's fourth studio album Sweetener came out two years and two months ago in August 18, and in a blaze of activity she recorded Thank U, Next that October.
Thank U, Next was Ariana's acclaimed smash hit breakup album, released in the wake of her broken engagement to Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson.
While she was engaged Ariana was devastated by the death of her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller of an accidental overdose at the age of just 26.
Incoming: A countdown clock on her website indicates that the single will drop next Friday and the full record will be released the Friday after that
Thank U, Next was a roaring success and made Ariana the first act since The Beatles to sweep the Billboard Hot 100 top three all at once.
She has released