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MTV’s 2022 VMAs to include ‘Metaverse Performance’ award

Ever alive to pop culture trends, MTV has added a new category to its Video Music Awards (VMAs) this year: 'Best Metaverse Performance'.
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Ariana Grande rejoins Fortnite as ‘galaxy’s greatest monster hunter’

Ariana Grande became the latest artist to perform in a set-piece event in the game Fortnite earlier this year. Now she is rejoining the game as a non-playing character.
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Will Ariana Grande play the next big Fortnite concert?

There are strong rumours that Ariana Grande is going to follow in Marshmello and Travis Scott’s footsteps with a high-profile concert in Fortnite.
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Billboard defends charts after Tekashi 6ix9ine allegations

If official music charts don’t matter any more, why do artists get so furious when they feel they’ve been deprived of a number one by a rival’s nefarious marketing tactics? 2018’s beef between Nicki...
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Flighthouse CEO Jacob Pace talks TikTok, music and virality

Bad news, record labels hoping to create the next ‘Old Town Road’ sized hit by making a song ‘go viral’ on social app TikTok. It’s easier said than done. “To really make stuff go on TikTok requires a lot of...
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Ariana Grande overtakes Selena Gomez for Instagram followers

Not content with breaking records on Apple Music, Spotify and other digital platforms, Ariana Grande has now become the most-followed woman on Instagram, with her 146.3 million followers overtaking Selena Gomez’s 146.2...
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Streams power Ariana Grande to a 1-2-3 US chart success

We knew that Ariana Grande’s new album ‘thank u, next’ had broken records on Apple Music, but now we’ve got a sense of its wider streaming performance in the US. Grande currently occupies first, second and third...
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Ariana Grande breaks Apple Music day-one streaming records

After a very-public row with the organisers of the Grammys, it’s back to business as usual for Ariana Grande: breaking records on music-streaming services. Apple Music announced that Grande’s new album ‘thank u, next’...
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Ariana Grande takes Spotify single-day streams record

It ain’t Christmas any more, Mariah! Ariana Grande has seized the Spotify 24-hour-streams record that Mariah Carey snaffled in December. The latter’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ was streamed...
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Ariana Grande breaks YouTube record and tops Spotify chart

Ariana Grande is having a barnstorming end to the year with her ‘thank u, next’ track. Its official video debuted on YouTube on Friday, and by Saturday had set a new 24-hour record on the service with more than...
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Ariana Grande gets four-part docu-series commissioned by YouTube

Ariana Grande has been breaking Spotify records with her ‘thank u, next’ track, and now she’s become the latest artist to get her own documentary on YouTube. In fact, ‘Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries’ is...
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Ariana Grande breaks a Spotify record with ‘thank u, next’

Okay, so she might not have dropped a secret album under the pseudonym of Zandhr as some fans hoped, but Ariana Grande has set a new milestone on Spotify this week with her latest single. “thank u, next has surpassed 100...