According to Variety, Ariana Grande is not going to be performing or attending the Grammy Awards this yr. HITS reported that she made this determination after a friction with the Grammy producers over artistic management. She needed to carry out her new No. 1 Billboard constitution, “7 Rings,” and the creatives on the Grammys have been searching for one thing totally different. Variety additionally famous that these artistic restrictions weren’t imposed on the opposite performers.
The drama is much 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 probably be launched Friday, Feb. eight, and the Grammys are happening 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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