It seems like Grande would have been spitting regardless of who had won, because she was hoping desperately for her ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, who died in September past year of a drug overdose, to take out the award. While it remains unclear if the Thank You...
Ariana Grande, 25, was not in attendance at the star-studded Grammy Awards 2019 in Los Angeles but she appeared to be take aim at the awards after her late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller lost out to the award for Best Rap Album to Cardi B. As Cardi B was announced the victor, Ariana published a series of expletive-laden tweets which were soon deleted, including one saying "literal bull****".
QUIZ: Which Ariana Grande Era Do You Belong To? She was actually upset that the Grammys invited Mac's family to the event, even though he wasn't the victor.
Her late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller tragically died previous year from an accidental overdose. The Bronx-born rapper cried and joked that her "nerves are so bad". "Maybe I need to start smoking weed!" "I read an article that Mac Miller's family said that if he don't win, they want me to win".
The rapper won for her album "Invasion of Privacy".
While some fans didn't appreciate Cardi being walked to the stage by her husband (?) Offset, the crowd was all ears as Cardi thanked her team, her supportive family, and her baby Kulture, who arrived shortly after Cardi's album did. "We're gonna have this baby, you're gonna do this album'".
Grande has repeatedly paid homage to Miller since he died of an accidental overdose in September; she has posted photos and videos of him on Instagram and numerous songs on her new album, released on Friday, appear to be written about him.