… Ms. Grande sails above any fray, past or present. He considered the album "uneven", with its attempts to balance out what Grande called a "weird" record. Still, the highs of Sweetener outweigh the lows. No replies yet. Zach Campbell 106,445 views. Sweetener was Ariana's world tour in support of two albums, both her fourth and fifth studio albums, Sweetener and Thank U, Next. This year, she's up for Album Of The Year, Best Pop Vocal Album for thank you, next, and more. The best pop album of the year easily. On their rankings of the Grammys Best Pop Vocal Album winners, Yardbarker ranked Sweetener number 15 on their list. Often unexpected, sometimes in a good way, it is an album by an artist in flux – trying to move forward while reluctant to fully relinquish old ideas. Sweetener may be a Top 40 album through and through, but it's somewhat elevated by some quality production and Ariana Grande's consistently strong vocal performances. In 2018, Grande released her fourth studio album, Sweetener, releasing lead single "No Tears Left to Cry". Grande has kept remarkably busy since wrapping her Sweetener World Tour in December of 2019, recording and releasing her sixth studio album Positions from … [25][26] The melodies and harmonies on the album are diverse and include uptempo songs and many different downtempo, sentimental ballads. Being a trap-inspired song,[27] which symbolises empowerment. It’s rare for an album with so many stunning moments to suddenly become so aggressively mediocre. Nicki Minaj), R.E.M, God is a woman, sweetener, successful, everytime, breathin, no tears left to cry, borderline (feat. Sweetener is an exemplary pop album, radiating with low-key joy and newfound love. [68] She also opened the 2018 Billboard Music Awards with a performance of the song on May 20, 2018. While we'll have to wait until the 63rd GRAMMY Awards air on CBS on Jan. 31 to find out who will win, let's take a look at which albums have been nominated for one of the most anticipated GRAMMY Awards each year. Grande shared the photos without any captions on Twitter and Instagram on Dec. 8. The production is a-perfect. On May 20, 2016, Grande released her third studio album Dangerous Woman, which was met with positive reviews and commercial success. Juni 1997 veröffentlicht. Smh. [14] The track debuted at number three on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Grande's ninth Hot 100 top 10 and sixth to debut in the top 10, tying Grande with Lady Gaga and Rihanna in sixth among acts with the most top 10 debuts on the chart. The 27-year-old singer took to Twitter and Instagram today to share professional photos from her fourth and most recent concert tour, making sure to tag Netflix in posts. [10] On December 28, 2017, Grande shared several pictures of her in the studio throughout the year. Get the details on the speculation. Sweetener é o quarto álbum de estúdio da cantora estadunidense Ariana Grande, lançado em 17 de agosto de 2018 através da Republic Records. [17], In early June 2018, Grande announced during her set at Wango Tango that the album would be available for pre-order on June 20, and "The Light Is Coming" would be released as a promotional single along with it. But they make the rest of this album seem formulaic." Ugh, her mind. Still, even with the tremendous amount of success Grande enjoyed with her first three albums, fourth LP Sweetener marks a new apex for her. To further promote Sweetener and her fifth studio album, Thank U, Next (2019), Grande embarked on the Sweetener World Tour, which began on March 18, 2019 and concluded on December 22, 2019. Complete discography, ratings, reviews and more. ", "Dutchcharts.nl – Ariana Grande – Sweetener", "Lescharts.com – Ariana Grande – Sweetener", "Offiziellecharts.de – Ariana Grande – Sweetener", "Album Top 40 slágerlista – 2018. But with such lofty highs, it’s hard to be content with the album that is and not think about what the album might have been. [127] On the US Billboard Hot 100 chart issue dated September 1, ten songs (nine of which are from Sweetener) appeared simultaneously, placing Grande as the fourth female artist with the most simultaneous entries on the chart by a solo female artist behind Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Cardi B. It features some of her best singles ever as well as some of her most personal and intimate music. Grande announced the title of the album and several song titles on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on May 1, 2018, shortly before performing "No Tears Left to Cry". [89], In the United States, Sweetener debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 with 231,000 album-equivalent units, of which 127,000 were from traditional album sales, thus becoming Grande's third number-one album in the United States. [32] She first admitted the name of the song on her Twitter account. [75] The song also topped the Mainstream Top 40 chart in July 2018, reached number one in nine countries and top-ten in twenty others. 1 On the Artist 100 Chart, Aretha Franklin Reaches No. The album is a pop, R&B and trap album, with production from Charles Anderson, Hit-Boy, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Max Martin and Pharrell Williams. Ariana Grande is no stranger to flawless pop. However it is still really freaking good, I hate to be one of those people that are constantly saying Sweetener is way better than TUN...but I mean it’s true, Sigur Rós, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Steindór Andersen & Maria Huld Markan Sigfúsdóttir, Ariana Grande Releases Video for New Song “Positions”, Ariana Grande Says She’s Releasing a New Album This Month, Ariana Grande Drops 'Sweetener Tour' Live Album 'K Bye for Now': Stream It, Every Album Ive Ever Listened To : RANKED, AOTY's favorite albums by their singer/band that they have a crush on (NO LONGER UPDATED). On August 8, 2018, three dates were announced for a series of promotional concerts in the United States, titled The Sweetener Sessions, in partnership with American Express. It's just so creative and with the help of some massively-named producers she has created her real come-of-age record. Missy Elliott), better off, goodnight n go, pete davidson, get well soon [128] Grande also topped the Artist 100 chart the same week due to album sales and song streams. Set to arrive on Netflix on December 21, the release will capture the pop star’s 2018 ‘Sweetener’ world tour. Expanded edition of Bobbie Gentry's 1968 album featuring a new stereo mix of the album (sourced directly from the surviving four-track and eight-track tapes) by producer/compiler Andrew Batt, alongside the original mono mix. Ariana Grande fans are convinced her Sweetener Tour is coming to Netflix after the music superstar shared three cryptic photos on social media. She further explained the meaning behind the title is "It's kind of about like bringing light to a situation, or to someone's life, or somebody else who brings light to your life, or sweetening the situation. Es wurde am 3. Netflix’s Twitter account replied … Back when the masses were reluctant to give her the credit she was due, refusing to mention her name alongside her … A promotional single, "The Light Is Coming", featuring Nicki Minaj, was released on June 20, 2018, along with the pre-order of the album. 2018 was TOUGH (like every other year) but Sweetener and Ari were definitely my highlights. This section definitely runs a song or two too long, and probably needed one more uptempo to split up the monotony, but the ballads are more "earned" this time. [140], *sales figures based on certification alone^shipments figures based on certification alonesales+streaming figures based on certification alone, "It's definitely more personal. [34] Grande sings the lyrics "The light is coming / to give back everything the darkness stole", over a "jittery beat" used with quick drums and synths,[35][36] and a heavily sampled CNN archive clip of a man shouting at former senator Arlen Specter at a town hall meeting in Pennsylvania in 2009 concerning healthcare ("You wouldn't let anybody speak for this and instead!"). Album Reviews Expert Reviews for the Newest Albums in Rock, Alternative, Hip-Hop, EDM, and More Mercury Rev Shine a Welcome Light on Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited [42], The fifth track "God Is a Woman" contains lyrics about female sexual empowerment[43] and spirituality;[44] Time described the song as "an anthemic, sultry banger." The album is packed with songs that blithely dispense with standard verse-chorus structures, that fling disparate musical influences together and … "[82], Writing for NME, Douglas Greenwood deemed the album "[a] confident, accomplished, sometimes left-field collection of pop bangers, proving that she's not shy of experimentation." Sweetener debuted at number-one on the US Billboard 200 with 231,000 album-equivalent units moved in its first week, of which 127,000 were from pure sales, marking Grande's third release to reach the top position in the country. It contains double entendres in the song as well. "[50] "Everytime" is a "trap-pop" song that contains a pop-rap chorus. In the music video, she teased the album by writing some of the song names, including "God Is a Woman", "Breathin", "R.E.M", "Successful", "Sweetener", "Borderline" and the first 3 letters of "Blazed", which was teased again in a behind-the-scenes video. This is the first Ariana Grande album I've listened to all the way through, and I'm taken aback. The Pharrell-produced tracks in particular are just so unique and unmatched in terms of creative ability in pop music this year. Grande is a survivor and she’ll keep on fighting until her soaring voice gives out. He also commented that "there are a couple of songs on Sweetener that you'd happily leave on the shelf. [12], In April 2018, it was reported that Grande was planning on releasing the album's lead single on April 27, 2018. [27] It explores a diversity of other music genres, including tropical house, EDM, synthpop and minimalist urban influences. [40] In an interview with Jimmy Fallon for the Tonight Show, she admitted that "R.E.M" was her favourite song. Music December 11, 2018 No Comments. [16] In late May 2018, she announced that the album would feature 15 tracks and three collaborations, which are Missy Elliott, Nicki Minaj and Pharrell Williams. While still being predictable and just kinda cheesy sometimes there are some bangers here. [139], Credits adapted from the album's liner notes. The songs here are by turns triumphant and tender, intimate and anthemic, mellow and mature. The song was one of the first Grande wrote for Sweetener. [18] The song debuted at number 95 on the Billboard Hot 100 and later peaked at number 89, after the release of the album. [58] "Borderline" is a 90s contemporary R&B song that features American rapper Missy Elliott. The second single, "God Is a Woman", was released on July 13, 2018, with its music video premiering 12 hours after the song's release. Comments. both my original and replacement copies had issues with sound (cracking, static, distorted vocals), the seal on each disc was bubbling up, the first disc was hard to get on and off of the little silver piece (the actual name is slipping my mind atm) and the discs are both warped. [134], In the United Kingdom, Sweetener debuted at number one on the UK Albums Chart, moving 45,000 album-equivalent units. [21], Musically, Sweetener is a pop, R&B and trap record[23][24][25] that includes elements of house, funk, neo soul and hip hop music on its beats and productions. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Sweetener, "Ariana Grande Earns 10th Top 10 Hit, Lands 10 Songs on Billboard Hot 100", "Ariana Grande Returns to No. Album of the Year Sweetener: Nominated Song of the Year "No Tears Left To Cry" Nominated Music Video of the Year Nominated Radio Disney Music Awards [edit | edit source] Year Category Recipient/Nominated Work Result 2014 Chart Topper Awards Herself Won Breakout Artist Nominated Most Talked About Artist Nominated 2015 Best Female Artist Won Song of the Year "Problem" … [132] On April 3, 2019, the album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for combined sales and album-equivalent units of over a million units in the US. This is the first Ariana Grande album I've listened to all the way through, and I'm taken aback. As of June 2020, the album has sold 321,000 pure copies in the US. Only Ariana can bring sweetness to our darkest days. The album received critical acclaim upon release, appearing on several year-end and decade-end lists. It was released on August 17, 2018 via Republic Records. Following the release of her previous studio album Sweetener (2018), Grande began working on a new album in October of the same year, enlisting writers and producers such as Tommy Brown, Max Martin, Ilya Salmanzadeh and Andrew "Pop" Wansel. [74] The single made Grande the first artist in the chart's 60-year history to debut in the top 10 with a lead single from each of her first four albums. Originally performed by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. No matter how current her themes, musically, Sweetener may be Ariana Grande's nostalgia album. [29], The album begins with 38-second a cappella intro, "Raindrops (An Angel Cried)",[30] written by Bob Gaudio. On a perfect album, Grande should be able to swirl a myriad of diffuse instrumentation into a potent brew with her lightning-rod vocal presence, but that’s not what happened here. Album of the Year ist das sechste Studioalbum von Faith No More. [60] "Goodnight n Go" is an EDM song with deep house and tropical influences. Sweetener ends up being hard to fully connect with as the songwriting can be meandering in places and needs more of the sharpness of her best work. Sweetener is the fourth studio album by American singer Ariana Grande. 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Ariana Grande is switchin’ her position from the sultry grooves of her new album, Position s, back to the pop glory of 2018’s sweetener and 2019’s t hank u, next. After years of searching, Ariana Grande has found her true voice. [76][77] The song also became Grande's second single to top the US Mainstream Top 40 airplay chart from Sweetener, and third overall. both my original and replacement copies had issues with sound (cracking, static, distorted vocals), the seal on each disc was bubbling up, the first disc was hard to get on and off of the little silver piece (the actual name is slipping my mind atm) and the discs are both warped. Sweetener, Grande’s first album since the 2017 bombing at her Manchester concert, feels more honest and distinct than any of her past work. More than a return to basics, it's probably Grande's way of recalling a simpler, less troubled time. Sweetener is Ariana Grande's most creative, colorful and unique album to date. Billie Eilish accepting the “Album of the Year” award at the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards (January 26, 2020) Jan 26 15878 #billie eilish #ariana grande #dailywomen #grammys #agrandegif #mine #she is so cute #i love them both #1000 #2000 #5000 #10000 Sweetener este cel de-al patrulea album de studio al cântăreței americane Ariana Grande, lansat la 17 august 2018 sub egida casei de discuri Republic Records. The article pointed out the album's parallelism with Beyoncé's 2016 album, Lemonade, saying "like Beyoncé who made Lemonade from her own life's lemons just two years ago, Sweetener's legacy will be its resoundingly positive message about true love's grace and its ability to help us cope with loss". ... Grande's music and videos radiate [intoxicating, unworried confidence]". Sweetener, the album, arrived in August 2018 and was Ariana's first since the Manchester Arena bomb attack in May of the previous year. Thank U, Next (stylized in all lowercase) is the fifth studio album by American singer Ariana Grande, released on February 8, 2019, by Republic Records. Albums Of The Year: Sweetener And The Evolution Of Ariana Grande. You know, I feel like, (Download the attachment and open the albums file), Recording Industry Association of America, List of number-one albums of 2018 (Australia), List of number-one albums of 2018 (Canada), List of number-one albums of 2018 (Ireland), List of number-one albums of 2018 (Mexico), List of number-one albums from the 2010s (New Zealand), List of number-one albums of 2018 (Scotland), List of number-one hits of 2018 (Switzerland), List of UK Albums Chart number ones of the 2010s, List of UK Album Downloads Chart number ones of the 2010s, "Ariana Grande Taps Nicki Minaj for New Song "The Light Is Coming": Listen", "sometime in 2016 (maybe early july?) Fifteen tracks that put a smile on your face and a tear in your eye. The album visuals are a-perfect. both my original and replacement copies had issues with sound (cracking, static, distorted vocals), the seal on each disc was bubbling up, the first disc was hard to get on and off of the little silver piece (the actual name is slipping my mind atm) and the discs are both warped. is a song based on Beyoncé's demo titled "Wake Up", a leftover from the singer's 2013 self-titled album. 2", "BTS Scores Second No. [26] "Breathin" is a dance-pop song that contains influences of synthpop. 1 album on the Billboard 200 chart, as her fourth full-length studio effort, 'Sweetener,' enters atop the tally. It was released six months after her fourth studio album Sweetener (2018), created in the midst of Grande's personal struggles, including the death of ex-boyfriend Mac Miller and her breakup with then-fiancé Pete Davidson. [137], In Australia, the album became Grande's third number one on the ARIA Albums Chart,[138] with all 15 of its tracks placing on the ARIA Singles Chart in the same week. This is the rare pop album where the filler is more interesting than the singles. [71], Grande also announced a world tour in support of the album and her fifth album Thank U, Next. It is still pop music watered down for the radio and it doesn’t reach its full potential. "[citation needed] "The Light Is Coming" merges hip hop and R&B elements. Set to arrive on Netflix on December 21, the release will capture the pop star’s 2018 ‘Sweetener’ world tour. [135] It became her second number-one album in the UK, and her fastest selling album to date. [31] It features vocals and background vocals by Pharrell Williams, who also produced the track. Complimenting Grande's take on sadness, they said "she didn’t let her past define her, and she didn’t dwell on what her future may hold, either" and praised Grande that "while most fans couldn’t possibly relate to her extraordinary circumstances, Grande still ended the year seeming more approachable and human than ever". "Sweetener" runs for a total duration of three minutes and twenty-eight seconds (3:28). Sweetener is the fourth studio album by American singer Ariana Grande. Spanos concludes that it is Grande's "best album yet, and one of 2018's strongest pop releases to date. … [The producers' approach lets] Grande's easy way with trap phrasing find a home next to her flair for Broadway-esque dramatic runs"; it combines "the sensual romance of the album's plentiful love songs and the aching heartbreak of the others." 2019 also saw the release of its follow up, her fifth studio album, thank u, next, on Feb. 8, which was preceded with is second viral lead single, "7 rings," on Jan. 18. [7], Grande's manager Scooter Braun told Variety that the album has a more mature sound: "It's time for [Ariana] to sing the songs that define her... Whitney, Mariah, Adele – when they sing, that's their song. [59] "Better Off" is a "retro-fied" pop ballad that discusses a toxic relationship. "[15] A May 2018 cover article in Time magazine by Sam Lansky notes that, for the first time with this album, Grande "took the lead on writing". This seemed to confirm that her movie Sweetener would make it to the platform. It was released on August 17, 2018, through Republic Records. The record is a healing experience that feels very uplifting, even if it has a deep meaning behind it. She went on saying: "When somebody that famous picks up on a song that has had its day and gives it a second life, it's a real gift. As modern, branded, blockbuster pop albums go, Sweetener is a delightful confection. [45] A trap-pop song,[46] "God Is a Woman" contains influences of reggae[47][48] whilst "Sweetener" (which is the title track) was the first song that Grande recorded for the album, and it features Williams vocals in the background similar to "R.E.M". "[9] Producers Max Martin and Savan Kotecha were later confirmed to have collaborated with Grande in the album. [54], "No Tears Left To Cry" is a dance-pop and disco song with a UK garage beat. Sweetener is a reflection of Grande's growing awareness of herself as an artist and her place in the world. 96. Suddenly, I stopped feeling I was alone in my struggle. [19][20] The single debuted at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at number eight, making it Grande's tenth top ten song on the chart and placing her as the twelfth overall artist and seventh female artist with the most Hot 100 top 10s in the 2010s decade. "Blazed" is a high tempo funk-influenced song. [14], Grande appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, where she announced that her album would be called Sweetener and that it would be released that summer. Best album of her career so far. Az album első helyen debütált az US Billboard 200 album … "[64], Neil McCormick in The Daily Telegraph felt that "the quality of the songs is high, although there are moments when they might be trying too hard to demonstrate that the teen queen is all grown up now," and argued, "as modern, branded, blockbuster pop albums go, Sweetener is a delightful confection." A Sweetener Ariana Grande énekesnő negyedik stúdióalbuma, ami 2018. augusztus 17-én jelent meg a Republic Records gondozásában. Lyrically, it is about her then-fiancé, Pete Davidson. [27] It's one of Grande's favourites on the album. The "7 Rings" singer won her first Grammy in 2019 for Best Pop Vocal Album for Sweetener. Hopefully this works as a transitional release and the glimpses of brilliance here will be more fully realised next time. Her pure, precise soprano is warm without burr or melisma, its mellow sweetness never saccharine or showy". Find all of the individual lists and 2018's consensus rankings inside. [11] On December 31, 2017, Grande shared a snippet from the album on her Instagram, with the caption "see u next year". I love Ariana so much and all of the songs she's released have been so amazing. The "7 Rings" singer won her first Grammy in 2019 for Best Pop Vocal Album for Sweetener. Earlier this year, at the 61st GRAMMY Awards, pop princess Ariana Grande won her first-ever GRAMMY, for Best Pop Vocal Album for her 2018 No. Ariana Grande earns her third No. Sweetener is not the sad, serious ballad-heavy album many probably expected Grande to make, but it sure is the one she needed to. Petridis felt that "the world could use more pop music as imaginative as Sweetener's highlights. As it looks like Ariana Grande’s Sweetener World Tour is coming to the streaming service after months of rumors. Albums Of The Year: Sweetener And The Evolution Of Ariana Grande The album's melding of expertly executed love and sex bops with coping through hardships is rarely approached in … Of course it's not a revolutionary piece of pop, but I underestimated Ariana's talent. [41] She later confirmed on Twitter that "R.E.M." Of course it's not a revolutionary piece of pop, but I underestimated Ariana's talent. "[24], In December 2018, Billboard placed Sweetener at the top of their year end list for the best albums of 2018. It does exactly what it says on the tin. 1 album Sweetener. Lyrically, the song talks about self care and empowerment while she sings directly for her lover. [12] On April 17, 2018, Grande broke her silence by sharing a teaser of the album's lead single, "No Tears Left to Cry", which was released on April 20, 2018, alongside its music video. [140], Credits adapted from the liner notes of Sweetener. 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