LISTEN: Ariana Grande releases new single 'Thank U, Next', essentially redefining the break-up anthem 7 months ago

LISTEN: Ariana Grande releases new single 'Thank U, Next', essentially redefining the break-up anthem

The song also references Mac Miller, with whom Grande was in a two-year relationship.

On Saturday night, Pete Davidson performed on Saturday Night Live, discussing the upcoming mid-term elections in the US, when he briefly brought up to topic of his ex-fiance, Ariana Grande.

"I know some of your are curious about the break-up, but the truth is, it is nobody's business, and sometimes things just don't work out, and that's okay. She's a wonderful, strong person, and I genuinely wish her all of the happiness in the world."

A lovely, mature message from Davidson... exactly 30 minutes after Ariana Grande released her brand new song, 'Thank U, Next'.

Clip via Ariana Grande`

People may have been expecting something incredibly shady from the track, but instead it finds Grande in genuinely grateful form for each of her exes.

The opening verse features references to four of her previous boyfriends, including rapper Big Sean, dancer Ricky Alvarez, Pete Davidson, and the late Mac Miller.

"Thought I'd end up with Sean
But he wasn't a match
Wrote some songs about Ricky
Now I listen and laugh
Even almost got married
And for Pete, I'm so thankful
Wish I could say, "Thank you" to Malcolm
'Cause he was an angel."

The new track arrives just three months after Grande's most recent album, Sweetener.

However, there is apparently another already on the way, with 'Thank U, Next' doubling as the new project's title: