Ariana Grande Thanks Republic Records on Eighth Anniversary of Label Signing: 'Thank U For Believing in Me'

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Ariana Grande attends Billboard Women In Music 2018 on Dec. 6, 2018 in New York City.

Ariana Grande gave a special shout-out to her record label, Republic, on the eighth anniversary of signing a recording deal with the company.

"Signed to @RepublicRecords eight years ago today and released my debut album six years ago ..." the pop star tweeted Saturday (Aug. 10). "Thankful for my republic family and deeply proud of every project we’ve released together. music is the most special thing in the world. thank u for believing in me and my voice."

Since 2013, Grande has released four No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 under Republic: Yours Truly (2013); My Everything (2014); Sweetener (2018); and Thank U, Next (2019).

Republic, a division of Universal Music Group, spotted Grande's tweet and responded with some kind words of their own.

"So honored to be family!" the label tweeted. "We couldn’t be more proud of your growth & dedication. All the love in the worldddddd."

Last year, Grande praised her label team at Republic on social media for its support after receiving the woman of the year award at Billboard's 2018 Women in Music event.

The singer 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 captioned the Instagram photo. "I want to thank you for making me feel supported, for trusting my vision and always doing what's right."


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