Living My Best Life At Ariana Grande’s Sweetener Concert ♡

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I was so excited when Ariana Grande announced her Sweetener World Tour. Then she released additional dates and cities, and I was even more excited to see that she would be performing in Jacksonville, Florida. Ariana is another one of my favorite artists who attended Jacksonville that I got to see in concert (the other being Rihanna), and I could not wait until December 1, to see this queen perform. The concert was at 8:00 pm, and the arena was packed, I was so excited, and I felt the Ariana Grande love around me.

Ariana performed a variety of her hits, and I was singing every one of them. (seriously you can hear me on the videos I recorded lol (which are not posted here). Social House were her guests for her stop in Jacksonville. I also obtained the below setlist from http://www.setlist.fm. (FYI: Each show may have different songs that she performed)

Act 1

1. Raindrops (An Angel Cried)

2. God Is a Woman

3. Bad Idea

4. Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored

Act 2

Childhood (video interlude)

5. R.E.M.

6. Be Alright

7. Sweetener/Successful

8. Side to Side (with extended outro) 

9. 7 Rings

Act 3

Adore (Cashmere Cat song) (video interlude)

10. Breathin

11. Needy

12. Fake Smile

13. Make Up

14. December / True Love / Wit It This Christmas / Santa Tell Me

15. NASA

16. Get Well Soon (shortened) 

Act 4

In My Head (video interlude)

17. Everytime (shortened) 

18. The Light Is Coming (shortened) 

19. Into You (shortened) 

Act 5

My Heart Belongs to Daddy (Marilyn Monroe song) (video interlude)

20. Dangerous Woman

21. No Tears Left to Cry

Encore:

Thank U, Next (video interlude)

22. Thank U, Next (with extended outro) 

Wheeww Ariana Grande’s voice is amazing; How can this big, soulful voice come out of a person so tiny… I mean she gave some great performances, and not only that, her set designs were beautiful — I mean they were dreamy, celestial, feminine, and soft with hues of pink, purple, yellow, and blue. I meant these set designs were perfect for her and her songs. Below are some pictures I took at the concert. (p.s. I know my pics aren’t the best, but I thought they were okay lol)

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(Above) Ariana performing “bad idea.”

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(Above) Ariana performing “7 rings.”

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(Above) Ariana performing “get well soon.”

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(Above) Ariana performing “thank u’ next.”

I had a great time at Ariana’s concert, and when she performed “thank u’ next”, I knew the concert was about to end, which I was sad about, because I was really enjoying myself. I feel like it was destiny that I got to see this queen perform, because I believe the Jacksonville, FL show was later added. I am so happy that Jacksonville was added to her tour, because this concert is one of the great things I experienced this year. Thank you Ariana Grande for an amazing and memorable night. ♡

☆ Concert Ready — My outfit for the Sweetener Tour ☆

Before I wrap up my post on my night at the concert, I wanted to show you what I wore that night…the lace top, pink corduroy skirt, and tights all came from Forever 21; The boots I already had (not pictured), which came from JCPenney’s. I wanted to do an Ariana Sweetener-era, feminine, soft look, which I think I nailed ! 

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Thank U’ Next…lol..just kidding, thank you for reading about my fun night at this queen’s concert; Here’s to attending the next tour she goes on..Until next time ! 

Ariana Grande’s Thank U, Next

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Release Date: February 08, 2019

Track List:

1. imagine

2. needy

3. NASA

4. bloodline

5. fake smile

6. bad idea

7. make up

8. ghostin

9. in my head

10. 7 rings

11. thank u next

12. break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored

Ariana’s fifth studio album titled Thank U Next has been out for about two weeks now and is topping the Billboards. While I still have a sweet spot for her previous album Sweetener (seriously one of my favorite albums), this album is pretty amazing. This album has some nice bops to it and while Ariana definitely has had difficulties in the last few months, with her dealing with Mac Miller’s death and the break up with Pete Davidson, she still shines and puts out an amazing album ! While I’m not completely crazy over the whole album, the majority of the songs I like so that is definitely a plus ! Ariana can do no wrong in my eyes especially after dropping two albums in 6 months and both are on the Billboards and are major hits.

Here’s a snippet of Ariana’s interview with Billboard

“ Thank U, Next was mostly written in a week, with the people she’s toasting in the control room, and recorded in two weeks. Now comes the polishing phase and the addition of some tracks with Martin and his team. It was the product of a lot of “feminine energy and champagne and music and laughter and crying. This [album’s] not particularly uplifting,” she says. “A lot of it sounds really upbeat, but it’s actually a super sad chapter.”

“The music is defiant — deep, bass-driven bangers with trap beats alternating with airy, sad ballads — and aesthetically more adventurous than anything she has ever released. Some of the lyrics are so unambiguously personal and gutting that even if the singer were up for talking about them, most questions would be redundant “.

I’ve bolded my favorite tracks off the album above. Have you listened to the album ? If so, what are your favorite tracks ?

Rating: 4.5/5

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Thank u next

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Thanks for reading ! xoxo