Ariana Grande pulls out of Grammy Awards 2019 performance

Ariana Grande Not Attending Grammys After Disagreements With Producers

Ariana Grande Not Attending Grammys After Disagreements With Producers

Ariana Grande has reportedly pulled out of this year's Grammys.

The insider said that Grande was "insulted" after producers refused to let her perform the song, though they later relented and said she could sing it as part of a medley.

The 25-year-old, who has been nominated for Best Pop Vocal Performance ("God Is a Woman") and Best Pop Vocal Album (Sweetener), was due to perform at the February 10 ceremony in Los Angeles.

A Grande no-show isn't exactly good business for the Grammys as she's now the reigning queen of the Billboard charts with the number one song in the country, "7 Rings" with "thank u, next" trailing not too far behind.

Representatives for the Recording Academy and Grande did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment.




Lady Gaga is expected to perform at the ceremony, where her hit song Shallow, from the film A Star Is Born, is up for record and song of the year, best pop duo / group performance with Mark Ronson and best song written for visual media. One new report claims that Ariana Grande and the team behind the awards show had a disagreement over her song choices.

At first, they seemingly reached a compromise where "7 rings" would feature in a medley made up of many of Ari's latest and greatest tunes, but this soon changed.

It's believed the other performers were not treated in the same way.

Meanwhile, Taylor, who is also nominated in the Best Pop Vocal Album category, is also thought to be giving the Grammys a miss. Dolly Parton will also take the stage to perform music from the Dumplin' soundtrack, and Kacey Musgraves, Little Big Town, Maren Morris and Katy Perry will pay tribute to Parton by performing some of her iconic songs.

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