Positions is the 6th studio album by American singer Ariana Grande, released on October 30, 2020, by Republic Records. The singer worked with a variety of producers on the album, including Tommy Brown, Anthony M. Jones, London on da Track, Murda Beatz, the Rascals, Scott Storch, Shea Taylor and Charles Anderson.
The album expands on the R&B and trap-pop sound of its predecessors, Sweetener (2018) and Thank U, Next (2019), while incorporating elements of hip hop, neo soul and funk. Lyrically, Positions finds Grande discussing themes of sex and romance after tragedy. Doja Cat, the Weeknd and Ty Dolla Sign make guest appearances in the album. Upon release, the album garnered generally favorable reviews from music critics, who complimented Grande's vocals but criticized its production and lyrics.