Tag: Ariana Grande

Rodgers And Hammerstein Have Earned 90 Percent Of The Songwriting Royalties For Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’

Getty Image Ariana Grande‘s single “7 Rings” is on pace to become one of the highest-performing hits of her young career. On Monday, the song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the sixth time, beating out Post Malone and Swae Lee’s “Sunflower” and Halsey’s “Without Me.” As of Tuesday, the song has […]

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Tayla Parx Is Ready To Go From Writing Hits For Ariana Grande To Chasing Her Own Dreams Of Stardom

Madeleine Dalla Tayla Parx is a prime example of the record industry phenomenon where a “new” artist doesn’t quite fit that description. While the 25-year-old singer/songwriter is coming into prominence as one of the pens behind devastating hits like Khalid and Normani’s “Love Lies” and Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” and “7 Rings,” the Dallas, […]

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2 Chainz Teases His Upcoming ’70-Themed ‘Rule The World’ Video With Ariana Grande

Getty Image When Ariana Grande paid homage to Southern trap legend 2 Chainz in her popular but controversial “7 Rings” video, who would have thought it’d lead to such powerful chemistry between the two different stars? That’s exactly what happened though, resulting in not just a “7 Rings” remix featuring 2 Chainz himself, but also […]

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Samuel L. Jackson Singing ‘7 Rings’ On ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Is Nothing Short Of Heroic

[embedded content] Share This Video For all of Samuel L. Jackson’s many, many wildly varied film roles over the years, rarely has he had much opportunity to flex his singing voice. So hearing him belt out an enthusiastic, Carpool Karaoke rendition of Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” alongside his Captain Marvel co-star Brie Larson may come […]

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Ariana Grande Posted A Cryptic Tweet Hinting At A Potential Collaboration With Starbucks

Getty Image The pop world is still very much reeling from Ariana Grande’s latest offering Thank U, Next, the 25-year-old pop star’s vulnerable and fearless fifth studio album released early last month. The release followed what was, perhaps, one of the most tumultuous periods in the young star’s life. In the last few years, Grande […]

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2 Chainz Breaks Down How The ‘7 Rings’ Remix Came To Be — And How He Got Ariana Grande On His New Album

[embedded content] Share This Video 2 Chainz has a new album on the way and in a candid discussion with Genius’ Rob Markman, revealed that Rap Or Go To The League includes a surprising special guest. When he was asked about how his appearance on Ariana Grande’s viral single “7 Rings” came about, Chainz revealed […]

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Ariana Grande Responded To Accusations That Her Manchester Pride Performance Is Exploiting LGBTQ People

Getty Image Ariana Grande has had a special relationship with the city of Manchester ever since the tragic bombing that occurred at her concert there, and recently, it was revealed that she would be returning to the city thanks to her headlining performance at the 2019 Manchester Pride Festival. However, Grande has faced some criticism […]

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Ariana Grande Still Wore Her Grammys Dress And Tweeted About The Show A Lot Despite Not Going

Getty Image The Grammys went off pretty much without a hitch last night, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t anything missing from the proceedings. Perhaps the most notable absence was that of Ariana Grande, who decided to not perform at or even attend the ceremony after some creative differences between her and Grammy producers. That […]

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Ariana Grande’s New Video About Breaking Up With Your Girlfriend Has So Many Hidden Meanings, According To The Internet

Ariana Grande Ariana Grande released her highly anticipated new Thank U, Next album today, and her new video for “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored” is making quite the splash: As of this post, it’s the No. 1 trending video on YouTube. The clip also features a surprise ending: Throughout the video, Grande is […]

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Ariana Grande’s ‘Thank U, Next’ Album Has Finally Arrived

Republic In November, Ariana Grande dropped “Thank U, Next” — a loosie gifted to the public in the brief lull after her the release of her fourth studio album Sweetner. Propelled by her highly publicized fling and sudden breakup with comedian Pete Davidson and bolstered by a star-studded, big-budget music video, the song mushroomed unexpectedly […]

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Ariana Grande Reportedly Won’t Even Attend The Grammys After A Disagreement Over Her Performance

Getty Image The Grammys announced a new set of artists who would be performing during the awards show this weekend, and on the list are Lady Gaga, Travis Scott, Mark Ronson, St. Vincent, Dua Lipa, and others. Not on the list is Ariana Grande, who is one of the biggest artists of the moment and […]

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Ariana Grande Defends Her Interest In Japanese Culture In A Series Of Emotional Tweets

Getty Image Ariana Grande spoke out on Twitter on Saturday, addressing her botched Japanese character tattoo since getting the ink — and attempting to correct it — earlier this week. Grande’s tweets were incited by a TMZ report that the young singer was offered 1.5 million dollars by a laser removal company to get her […]

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Stream The Best Of The 2019 Grammy Nominees With This Spotify Playlist

Getty Image Based on the reaction to last year’s Grammys, it’s apparent that there were some issues. The good news is that, so far, the 2019 awards are off to a stronger start. Women came away with a lot of significant nominations after last year’s backlash, and Travis Scott agrees that this year’s nominees better […]

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Ariana Grande’s ‘7 Rings’ Gets A Shiny Remix From The One And Only 2 Chainz

[embedded content] Share This Video If you’ve been following the journey of Ariana Grande’s latest single, “7 Rings,” then you know that it’s been a bit of a rocky journey. Sonically, the song is fantastic — so much so that plenty of other artists and fanbases were quick to claim they heard influences/similarities. The song […]

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No Tears Left to Cry? Ariana Grande’s New Tattoo Is, Er …  Smoking Hot (Literally)

Ariana Grande attends Billboard Women In Music 2018 on December 6, 2018 in New York City. Photo: Mike Coppola (Getty Images for Billboard) In the ongoing discussion about cultural appropriation, perhaps the most ubiquitous (and therefore, somehow generally acceptable) is the Kanji tattoo. If you’re unfamiliar, it’s one of the countless Japanese language tattoos long […]

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Ariana Grande’s Misspelled Japanese ‘7 Rings’ Tattoo Actually Says ‘Barbecue Grill’

Twitter Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” is a real achievement for the singer: It’s her second single to debut at No. 1, and historically, the feat has put her in some esteemed company. That’s worth celebrating, and that’s just with Grande did with a new tattoo… but her execution was off. She posted a photo (which […]

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You Do the Math: Can You Spot the 7 Layers of Appropriation in Ariana Grande’s 7 Rings? 

Screenshot: Ariana Grande (YouTube) Let’s play a game! If you read The Glow Up regularly, you know we regularly call out appropriation when and where we see it—even when it’s (unfortunately) our own folks. That said, you’d be amazed at how much we leave on the table; simply because there’s too much of it to […]

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Ariana Grande Shares A Video For ‘7 Rings,’ Her Latest ‘Thank U, Next’ Single

[embedded content] Share This Video Ariana Grande has yet to announce a confirmed release date for her upcoming album Thank U, Next, but she’s been very forthcoming about the album aside from that. She regularly answers questions about it on Twitter, so fans have known for a while that her next single, “7 Rings,” was […]

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Ariana Grande Will Reportedly Headline This Year’s Lollapalooza

Getty Image To anyone paying attention, it was sometime around the middle of last year while Ariana Grande was ramping up her Sweetener release that it became apparent that she would be an ideal presence at music festivals in 2019. This was before her Pete Davidson breakup, before her mega-hit “Thank U, Next,” and before […]

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