The singer premiered the song Positions with a video clip set in the White House that previews what will be his next album.
After having surprised, days ago, with the announcement of the launch of a new album before the end of this month of October, Ariana Grande surprised this Friday 23 with the publication of Positions, first preview of the album What is coming, what will be the sixth studio album for the 27-year-old singer.
In just fifteen hours, the video for the song exceeded 12 million views on YouTube. In the short film, which was directed by Dave Meyers, Big assumes the leadership of the destinations of the United States, installed in the White House, through which he moves as if he really lived there.
The artist plays the president of her countryWith her characteristic glamor, nails, and hair, she schedules meetings, conducts press conferences, and reviews and signs documents, among other tasks. In between, he tries to balance his work life with family life like any mortal.
The song, with a smooth and melodic R&B style, ironically tackles an empowered woman who leaves a successful career to return to the kitchen and try to be the ideal partner.
The issue comes days before the presidential elections of his country take place on November 3, in which current President Donald Trump stands for re-election. The singer, who played to be the first president, has been engaged in their social networks with encouraging his followers to go to vote.
Grande is very active on this issue and did not hesitate to support the Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders, while ostensibly criticizing the policies implemented by Donald Trump.
Their commitment is such that the announcement of the arrival of the album, which their fans nicknamed as AG6, since the name is unknown, it was made together with a political message. “Delivering these mixes and reminding you again to register to vote if you haven’t already. Vote early. “A week later, the pop star tweeted,” I can’t wait to gift you my album this month. ” People, will arrive on the 30th.
Throughout the quarantine, Grande did not stop uploading photos in which she appears with her regular producer, Tommy Brown, with which she gave the first indications that she was working on new music. Even shared small snippets through social networks and followers are convinced that it is a topic called Nasty.
Throughout 2020, Grande collaborated with Lady Gaga, with whom he forged a great friendship and together they gave life to the hit song Rain On Me, which is part of Chromatica, Disc of Lady Gaga. It was also part of Stuck with U, a song in collaboration with Justin Bieber.
In addition to all his musical achievements, Grande this year managed to be crowned as the queen of instagram. She became the first woman to reach the 200 million followers and managed to surpass Kylie Jenner, who has 193 million followers and Selena Gomez with 191.
He started his career in 2013 with the launch of Yours Truly. But its international popularity is due to My Everything (2014), which contained songs like Problem. Then, he steadily began to cement his prestige and personality from the albums Dangerous Woman (2016) and Sweetener (2018).
His fifth album, Thank U, Next, was released in February 2019 and received two Grammy Award nominations, as album of the year and best recording, for the theme 7 Rings.