Ariana Grande Shares Heartfelt Note to Her Republic Records Team: 'Thank You for Making Me Feel Supported'

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Monte Lipman and Ariana Grande attend Billboard Women In Music 2018 on Dec. 6, 2018 in New York City.  

The pop star shared a photo with CEO Monte Lipman from Billboard's 2018 Women in Music event the night before.

Ariana Grande praised her label team for its support on Friday (Dec. 7), after receiving the woman of the year award at Billboard's 2018 Women in Music event the night before.

Grande shared a red carpet photo with Republic Records CEO Monte Lipman from the event, addressing her note to him and the rest of the label. "I know it ain’t always easy being in business w a tiny, italian, hard ball playing, pixie like me," she wrote. "i want to thank you for making me feel supported, for trusting my vision and always doing what's right."

She continued to thank Lipman for his "loyalty and belief" in her since 2010 when they met. She signed with the label in 2011, when she was 18.

"thank you for not taking advantage of my excitement about my art and always taking care of me," she wrote. "your actions have proven time & time again how fortunate i am not only to be working with the best there is, but with a team that truly cares about the big picture. i look forward to so much more music and many more memories."

She added: "i am so grateful and excited to share this new project with everyone asap."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

dear monte lipman and republic records, I know it ain’t always easy being in business w a tiny, italian, hard ball playing, pixie like me. i want to thank you for making me feel supported, for trusting my vision and always doing what’s right. Monte, your loyalty and belief in me since 2010 is so greatly appreciated, i don’t really have words. thank you for not taking advantage of my excitement about my art and always taking care of me. your actions have proven time & time again how fortunate i am not only to be working with the best there is, but with a team that truly cares about the big picture. i look forward to so much more music and many more memories. -- i am so grateful and excited to share this new project w everyone asap. --

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