Problem by Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, July 12, 2014 spending 1 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The first single from Ariana Grande's second album, the songstress performed the tune for the first time at the Radio Disney Music Awards on April 27, 2014. The song finds Ariana singing about her insecurities about renewing a relationship with a former boyfriend whom she knows isn't good for her. "'Problem' truly represents the feeling of being absolutely terrified to re-approach a relationship that's gone sour - but you want to more than anything," she explained to Billboard magazine. The song reached #1 on the iTunes singles chart in just 37 minutes after its release. This was the first #1 in the UK to be based on combined sales and streaming after audio streams were incorporated in the chart. In its first week of release the song achieved sales of 113,000 copies, comprising 106,000 sales and 712,000 streams. Iggy Azalea is officially credited as a featured artist, making her the first ever female MC to reach the summit of the UK singles charts.

Problem FAQs

Who sang Problem?

Problem was performed by Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea

What year did Problem get to the UK number 1 spot?

Problem first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, July 12, 2014

How long was Problem at number 1 in the UK?

Problem spent 1 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.