Gear up for another iconic collaboration of the decade! Ariana Grande and The Weeknd are definitely teasing their fans about another collab. The dynamic duo first collaborated during Grande’s 2014 album My Everything for Billboard’s Hot 100 No. 7 Love Me Harder. They broke the chart again with Grande’s latest single Positions which came at Number 1 in the Billboard 200. And again they seem to be collaborating to break the internet.
Both Ariana Grande and The Weeknd had teased about their collab with eight-second audio on their respective Twitter handles. On Monday, both the popstars posted I don’t know why I run away song’s vocals from The Weeknd’s After Hours cut “Save Your Tears“. They seemed to be vocalizing the lyrics of the songs. Grande posted the audio with a graph emoji, a cloud emoji, and a water drop emoji while also tagging The Weekend. He did the same with a graph and a white heart emoticon. The collab is rumored to be dropped this week on Friday, April 23.
Needless to say, the fans were ecstatic about the Grande and The Weeknd collab and had filled the comment sections of their Twitter accounts. “IM SO EXCITED TBDUSBSHA” one fan commented. Another wrote, “this has made me so happy your voices together are heavenly!!!!”. “I’M SHAKING THIS IS THE BEST THING YOU COULD GIVE TO ME” a fan wrote on The Weeknd’s post. The fans were not only vocal with their words but some of them were channeling their feelings through memes too.
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd Have Been A Hit In The Past Year!
Ariana Grande and The Weeknd had separately given quite successful in the past year. The Weeknd’s latest album After Hours debuted at Billboards 200 and was the fourth number-one album in the U.S. The singer is also planning to release his next album The Highlights in 2021 and will also be promoting the album with his After Hour tour in 2022. The tour was originally planned to start in June 2020, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it got postponed. Although he did make a mark by his Super Bowl LV halftime performance on February 7, 2021. In the 12-13 minutes performance, he contributed $7 million to the show.
Ariana Grande had also got tremendous success with her album Positions released on October 30, 2020. She collaborated on the album with a number of singers including The Weeknd, Doja Cat, Ty Dolla Sign, and Megan Thee Stallion. It was also on Billboard Hot 100 and achieved the highest one-week total upon its release. The 27-year-old is also working on her own music and had recently announced a collab with Demi Lovato. The collab with Lovato would be called Met Him Last Night.