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Get A Double Dose Of Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj On “The Light Is Coming” And “Bed”

Grammy Award®-nominated, multiplatinum, record-breaking superstar ARIANA GRANDE announces August 17 release date for upcoming highly anticipated fourth studio album Sweetener via Republic Records, unlocking the album’s pre-order and unveiling the official album artwork today. Alongside the announcement she delivers a new album track, produced by Pharrell, “The Light Is Comingft. Nicki Minaj out now.  Pre-order Sweetener today and receive instant downloads of the album’s first single “No Tears Left To Cry” which remains in the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100, and “The Light Is Coming”.

In addition, the official music video for “The Light Is Coming” ft. Nicki Minaj will be released today exclusively on at 12p ET / 9a PT.  Tune in HERE, to watch the music video directed by Grammy Award®-winning director Dave Meyers.  Meyers also directed the music video for “No Tears Left to Cry”, which has now been streamed on VEVO over 300 million times.

The release of “The Light Is Coming” comes right after NICKI MINAJ,teased a video for a different collaboration with her Republic Records label-mate That song, “Bed” ft. Ariana Grande is the latest video from off Nicki’s anxiously awaited fourth full-length studio album, Queen out August 10th via Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records. Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande had previously collaborated on Ariana’s 2016 single, “Side To Side” and their 2014 team up single with Jessie J, “Bang, Bang.”


Nicki Minaj Featuring Ariana Grande 


From Queen

Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records

Ariana Grande Featuring Nicki Minaj

“Side To Side”

From Dangerous Woman

Republic Records

 Jessie J, Ariana Grande Feat Nicki Minaj

“Bang Bang”

From Sweet Talker/My Everything 

Lava/Young Money/Cash Money/Republic Records

Listen to “The Light Is Coming” HERE.


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Fans pre-ordering Sweetener through, à la carte or with bundle purchase, will receive pre-sale ticket access to a future Headline Tour.  Fans are also now able to purchase a special bundle including the debut of ARIANA’s new fragrance – CLOUDthat is only available as a limited-edition rollerball exclusively at  Additionally, the store unveils new merchandise today, don’t miss the new exclusives available now!