Ariana Grande provided a pre-recorded efficiency of her Thank U, Next spotlight "Needy" on the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday night time (Mar. 14).
Backed by a string quartet and a keyboard participant, Grande sang a sometimes pitch-perfect model of the echoing, eerie ballad, which Sweetener collaborator Pharrell launched as being her "subsequent large hit" off the album. The pop star didn't seem dwell on the awards, as she was talked about as being busy making 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 stated. "I'll sleep with this [trophy] tonight."