Ariana Grande Performs Intimate Pre-Recorded ‘Needy’ at 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards


Ariana Grande provided a pre-recorded efficiency of her Thank U, Next spotlight "Needy" on the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday evening (Mar. 14). 

Backed by a string quartet and a keyboard participant, Grande sang a usually pitch-perfect model of the echoing, eerie ballad, which Sweetener collaborator Pharrell launched as being her "subsequent massive hit" off the album. The pop star didn't seem stay on the awards, as she was talked about as being busy getting ready for her Sweetener World Tour.  

The efficiency got here after Pharrell launched Grande because the iHeartRadio artist of the yr, commenting of her 2018 accomplishments: "Now, who else may pull off a run like that?" Grande additionally accepted her efficiency in an abbreted acceptance video. "I'm so honored," she mentioned. "I'll sleep with this [trophy] tonight."