21 things you didn’t know about Ariana Grande’s record-breaking Sweetener World Tour


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Ariana Grande will wrap up her nine-month Sweetener World Tour in December.
The tour has been her biggest ever, earning Grande $80 million and surpassing her previous tours’ worldwide totals before it was even halfway done.
Insider spoke with LeRoy Bennett, Grande’s creative director and tour production designer, as well as lighting director Jason Baeri about the process of creating the elaborate show.
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Ariana Grande will perform her last show for the Sweetener World Tour in December, wrapping up nine months and 102 shows that included headlining sets at Coachella and Lollapalooza.

The tour has been Grande’s biggest ever, earning Grande $80 million and surpassing her previous tours’ worldwide totals — before it was even halfway through, according to Billboard. The visuals, vocals, and overall experience have been praised by critics and recently earned her an AMAs nomination for tour of the year.

Insider spoke with LeRoy Bennett, Grande’s creative director and tour production designer, as well as lighting director Jason Baeri about the process of creating the elaborate show. Keep reading to see 21 fun facts and behind-the-scenes secrets.

Grande was extremely involved — and extremely decisive — throughout the design process.

“She’s very black and white. She’s either absolutely over the moon, loves something, or she really hates it. So you always know where you stand with her,” Bennett told us. “It’s an interesting, evolving process with her.”

He added: “Initial ideas — without getting into exactly what she was thinking — but I’d send something to her, and she’d say, ‘I hate that. Don’t ever show me that again’ [laughs]. She obviously had something in her mind, but she just couldn’t get it out yet.”

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Source:: Business Insider

      

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