Teaming up with Justin Bieber would’ve been sufficient. Becoming a member of Girl Gaga on the VMAs stage would’ve been sufficient. Hell, inventing staying dwelling would’ve been sufficient! However ever one to outdo herself, Ariana Grande launched “positions,” the lead single off her quarantine album of the identical title, on October 23 — and a music video to prime it off. And what have we accomplished throughout these seven months once more? Within the video, Grande channels her inside woman boss and performs out her fantasy of what life would appear like occupying our nation’s prime place, President of america. She’s melisma-ing everywhere in the White Home – within the oval workplace, the kitchen, and the again yard. It’s all of the extra candy, on condition that it dropped mere hours after the second and closing Presidential debate of the 2020 election. Present ‘em how it’s accomplished, Ari.
Grande first teased a quarantine challenge in early October, telling followers she was submitting her mixes (whereas additionally encouraging them to vote). She then confirmed the album every week later, tweeting, “i can’t wait to give u my album this month.” Positive sufficient, her web site since teased “positions” for October 23 and the total album, presumably of the identical title, for the week after on October 30. Followers have speculated that the album could embody a collaboration with The Weeknd, after he shared Grande’s teaser on his personal Instagram. The album comes as her third in simply as a few years, after the one-two punch of sweetener and thank u, subsequent in lower than six months. Between the 2 albums, she advised Billboard she needed to begin releasing music as she felt prefer it, like rappers. “I want to do it on my own terms from now on,” she mentioned. “If I want to tour two albums at once, I’m going to tour two albums at once. If I want to drop a third album while I’m on tour [in 2019], I’ll do that too!” But we nonetheless weren’t prepared for a lot so quickly.