Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich stated the present had a number of conversations with Ariana Grande about probably performing Sunday however the singer “felt it was too late for her to drag one thing collectively,” however Grande accused Ehrlich of mendacity.
Grande fired again on Twitter on Thursday, saying “I’ve stored my mouth shut however now you’re mendacity about me.”
Ehrlich informed The Related Press that Grande isn’t performing on the Grammys and that the Recording Academy wished her to carry out after having “conversations over the previous month or so.”
“Because it turned out after we lastly acquired the purpose the place we thought possibly it might work, she felt it was too late for her to drag one thing collectively for certain,” Ehrlich stated in an interview Thursday.
However Grande wrote on Twitter that she “can pull collectively a efficiency over night time and you already know that, Ken.”
“It was when my creativity & self expression was stifled by you, that i made a decision to not attend. i hope the present is precisely what you need it to be and extra,” she continued.
Selection reported this week that Grande had a disagreement with Grammy producers on which songs she would carry out, so she pulled out. A consultant for the singer didn’t return an e mail in search of remark.
In one other tweet Thursday, Grande stated she “supplied three totally different songs.”
“It’s about collaboration. it’s about feeling supported. it’s about artwork and honesty. not politics. not doing favors or enjoying video games. it’s only a sport y’all.. and that i’m sorry however that’s not what music is to me.”
A consultant for Ehrlich didn’t instantly reply to an e mail in search of remark.
Grande has been featured on billboards selling Sunday’s present, airing dwell on CBS from the Staples Heart in Los Angeles. She’s nominated for 2 awards: Her 2018 album, “Sweetener,” is nominated for greatest pop vocal album, whereas her hit single “God Is a Lady” is up for greatest pop solo efficiency. Grande will launch a brand new album, “Thank U, Subsequent,” on Friday.
“Hope that helps everybody perceive my resolution. i’m nonetheless grateful for the acknowledgement this yr,” she tweeted.
Performers on the Grammys embrace Cardi B, Dolly Parton, Girl Gaga, Travis Scott, Crimson Scorching Chili Peppers, Diana Ross, J Balvin, Camila Cabello, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Little Large City, Submit Malone, Chloe x Halle and Dua Lipa.