Grande, who kept quiet when asked about the issue this week, now claims the award show powers that be are "lying" about the reason she dropped out. Last year, the Recording Academy declined to let Lorde perform a particular song of her choosing, which didn't bode well for her participation.
She then gave an insight into why her performance will not ahead.
According to reports, Ariana made the hard decision not to attend the awards after producers refused to let her perform her new track 7 Rings during the show, leaving her "insulted". The 25-year-old actually began her time in entertainment as an actress on the Nickelodeon show Victorious, which she soon spun into a music career. But while Grande's music industry peers "find themselves victim to changing tastes and trends", she has found success.
Complicating matters, the show had been promoting Grande as a performer on social media.
Despite these creative obstacles, Ariana has made a decision to not let her fans bear the brunt of this.
But she has also played triumphant concerts, including the "One Love Manchester" benefit staged just two weeks after the tragedy, and released a triumphant No. 1 album and a string of recent blockbuster singles - with 'Thank U, Next, ' arriving Friday, just a few months after the release of 'Sweetener'.
A source told HL, "Ariana is excited, happy and determined to go on with her Coachella performance after her Grammys cancelation".
The Grammy's loss of Ariana Grande is almost impossible to replace; her singles "Sweetener", "Thank U, Next", and "7 Rings" have reached a level of critical mass since going entering the streaming World.