Ariana Grande has always shared a special relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, from the time that she was an up-and-coming Nickelodeon star to her rise to superstardom as a pop diva. Their relationship was clear when Ellen introduced Grande on her show on Wednesday by saying that the singer was going to perform a song about past relationships.
The song was "thank u, next" and is the title track from her upcoming album.
However, don't think that Grande went super serious when singing about those past loves. Instead, she recreated the entire dance sequence from The First Wives Club, a movie starring Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn and Diane Keaton. It was proof that Grande really has her finger on the pulse of what makes her so popular.
This was a rapid-fire release, as her last album Sweetener just came out in August. However, she said after the terrorist attack at her concert in Manchester, she got the creative spark and had to start creating music again.
One thing this means is less touring in the future for Ariana Grande. She said there will a lot fewer dates in her world tour this time around. She does have a big show lined up on May 6, 2019, at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and AXS has tickets available for this show (Tickets).