Ariana Grande to perform at Grammys 2020, despite last year's controversy

ANI Washington DC, USA Jan 13, 2020, 10.44 AM(IST)

The star-studded event is being held to raise money for the victims and families who were affected by the Manchester terror attack, which took place at the end of Ariana's concert at Manchester Arena on May 22. Photograph:( Reuters )

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Ariana Grande pulled out of attending and performing due to a disagreement with Grammy producers over which songs she would perform.

Ariana Grande will be performing at the Grammys 2020, the singer herself announced on Saturday.

In an Instagram post, the 'Bloodline' singer revealed that she will perform at the awards ceremony later this month, along with a picture of herself writing '''Grammy Performer''.

According to the news agency, last year, Grande took to social media to air out her frustrations with the 2019 Grammy Awards.

At that time, Variety reported the 'God Is a Woman' singer pulled out of attending and performing "due to a disagreement with Grammy producers over which songs she would perform."


However, the 26-year-old pop star took to Twitter to share her own statement over the whole ordeal."I've kept my mouth shut but now you're lying about me. I can pull together a performance overnight and you know that Ken," she said.

"It was when my creativity & self-expression was stifled by you, that I decided not to attend. I hope the show is exactly what you want it to be and more.".''I offered 3 different songs. it's about collaboration. it's about feeling supported. it's about art and honesty. not politics. not doing favours or playing games. it's just a game y' all..," she continued.

"And I'm sorry but that's not what music is to me." While concluding her statement she had added, "Hope that helps everyone understand my decision I am still grateful for the acknowledgement this year."

On January 26, Ariana Grande fans will get to see the superstar perform at the 2020 Grammys stage, and it will also be exciting to see the star receive a trophy or two as she has been nominated for five awards.