Ariana Grande Claps Back At Grammy Producer Over Performance Disagreement

Bessie Dean
February 9, 2019

Ariana Grande continued to blast the Grammys over their preference for politics over art, claiming the music artists passionately create is turned into a game. "I can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken".

Grande confirmed that she had entered discussions with the Recording Academy to perform at this year's ceremony, and that the two parties could not reach on a mutual agreement to proceed.

On Friday Grande disputed his comment, tweeting: "I've kept my mouth shut but now you're lying about me". It's about collaboration. It's about feeling supported. "But, boy, don't trip (Don't trip), you know this isn't real/You should know I'm temporary". "I hope the show is exactly what you want it to be and more".

Originally, Ariana Grande was set to perform at the ceremony, but ended up pulling out due to creative differences.

The Thank U, Next album was released this morning and fans clearly couldn't wait to listen to the full track list, boosting the album to the top of the charts.

A source told HL, "Ariana is excited, happy and determined to go on with her Coachella performance after her Grammys cancelation".

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Grande remains one of the biggest pop stars in the world, with 144 million Instagram followers and 60 million on Twitter.

Ariana then took to Twitter to respond to the statement.

Grande is up for two awards on Sunday: best pop solo performance for God Is A Woman, and best pop vocal album for Sweetener.

Rappers Kendrick Lamar and and Drake lead the nominations with eight and seven nominations respectively.

The Grammys will be held on Sunday 10 February in Los Angeles and will be hosted by Alicia Keys.

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