According to Variety, Ariana Grande is not going to be performing or attending the Grammy Awards this yr. HITS reported that she made this choice after a friction with the Grammy producers over artistic management. She wished to carry out her new No. 1 Billboard constitution, “7 Rings,” and the creatives on the Grammys have been in search of one thing completely different. Variety additionally famous that these artistic restrictions weren't imposed on the opposite performers.
The drama is just like that of Lorde’s final yr, the place she wasn’t allowed her to carry out a single from her Album of the Year-nominated Melodrama.
Grande’s new album, thank u, subsequent, will likely be launched Friday, Feb. eight, and the Grammys are going down on Sunday, Feb. 10, including to aggressive hearth. The pop icon is nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance (“God Is a Woman”) and Best Pop Vocal Album (Sweetener), lacking spots within the Album of the Year and Record of the Year classes.
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