Ariana Grande released a new album and confirmed she will not be performing at the 2019 Grammy Awards amid a dispute with producer Ken Ehrlich.
With her song “Monopoly,” Ariana Grande has boosted one of her favorite co-writers to featured-artist status.
Victoria Monet, the 25-year-old singer-songwriter who has penned hits for Grande including “thank u, next,” got top billing on Grande’s new song “Monopoly,” which they released by surprise on Monday.
The cheery pop single turned heads with Grande fans with a lyric in the song’s chorus, in which she sings, “I like women and men.” Grande let listeners know on Twitter that she wasn’t interested in commenting on her sexuality, writing that she “(hasn’t) before haven’t still don’t feel the need to” clarify her preferences, “which is okay.”
Grande was much more interested in galvanizing her social media followings — she’s currently the most-followed woman on Instagram — to celebrate her and Monet’s new song, calling her co-writer and friend a “beautiful and extraordinary human/artist” in an Instagram post.
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