The singer has been nominated for two Grammys, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album at this year's ceremony. "As it turned out when we finally got the point where we thought maybe it would work, she felt it was too late for her to pull something together for sure", Ken told the outlet.
It was a big night for Grande: she released her new album thank u, next (lower case intentional) after months of hype.
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This year's ceremony will see performances from Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus and Diana Ross with nominations led by Kendrick Lamar.
Ariana Grande at the 2016 Grammy Awards.
"Baby, you do it so well/You been so understanding, you been so good/And I'm puttin" you through more than one ever should/And I'm hating myself "cause you don't want to/Admit that it hurts you".
She adds that she's "still grateful for the acknowledgement this year", but she will not be attending the show.
The 7 Rings singer said she is not prepared to engage in "playing games" with organisers, after comments made by Ehrlich in which he claimed Grande could not "pull something together" last-minute for the show. Grande reportedly decided not to attend the show over those creative differences.
Another touching verse comes in after the first post-chorus: "Though I wish he were here instead, Don't want that living in your head, He just comes to visit me, When I'm dreaming every now and then".
"Hope that helps everyone understand my decision".
The album dropped just after midnight on February 8 on Spotify, but over on iTunes only the previously released tracks were available.