Connect with us

Music

Ariana Grande Performs in U.K. for First Time Since Manchester Benefit

It was a happy return to the UK this week for the pop superstar.

Published

on

Ariana Grande performed for the first time in the U.K. since the One Love Manchester concert last June, which benefitted the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing in May 2017, in which 23 people were killed and 139 were injured.

Grande appeared at an intimate London venue, KOKO, in connection with Capital FM’s Close Up series. The pop singer performed songs from her newly released album, “Sweetener, My Everything” and her debut album “Yours Truly,” which celebrated its fifth anniversary on Sept. 3.

The show began with Grande performing a series of songs from “Sweetener.” She closed the show by performing an a cappella version of her hit “One Last Time,” as adoring fans sang along.

In addition to the fifth-anniversary celebration of “Yours Truly,” Grande notched her third number one album, as “Sweetener” hit number one on the Billboard 200 charts this past week. According to Billboard.com, “The set’s arrival helps her return to No. 1 on the Billboard Artist 100 for a third total week.”

Grande also made an appearance on BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge where she performed a cover of Thundercat’s “Them Changes,” in addition to songs from Sweetener. She is scheduled to appear in a one-hour special for the BBC television network which is set to be recorded on Sep 7.

If you obsess over singers and bands, and are one of those people who make a playlist for every occasion, join CMN’s Music Journalism Course and get real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to music industry insiders, and a great place to display build your portfolio. Get all the details on the Music Journalism Course here.

Sign up for the Morning Scoop

and wake up with us each day.

CMN Reports

Government1 week ago

New Year, New Laws for 2019

New year means new laws.

by , The Catholic American University
Equality2 weeks ago

Nancy Pelosi Elected Speaker of the House

Democrats continued to control the House on Thursday by electing Nancy Pelosi who returned to be the first woman to...

by , Mercy College
Government2 weeks ago

The House to Approve Legislation of Reopening of the Government

Late Thursday night, the new Democratic House passed bills that would reopen the government without paying for Trump’s border wall....

by , Mercy College
Government2 weeks ago

Elizabeth Warren Announces She is Running for President in 2020

On New Years Eve, Senator Elizabeth Warren, (D) Massachusetts, announced that she will become a candidate to enter the 2020...

by , Mercy College
Government3 weeks ago

Senator Elizabeth Warren Wants to Create a Public Option for Generic Drugs

The Massachusetts senator wants to take on big pharma.

by , The Catholic American University
Art1 month ago

Movie Review: Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’

The Mexican director's latest reflects the modern state of the human experience.

by , The Catholic American University
Environment1 month ago

California Mandates All New Public Transit Buses Go Electric by 2029

The Golden State wants their buses more greener on the roads.

by , The Catholic American University
Government1 month ago

New York Governor Cuomo Pushes for Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in 2019

Today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that he will be pushing to legalize recreational marijuana in 2019, according to...

by , Mercy College

Top Reads