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Ariana Grande Returns to Scooter Braun Management

Ariana Grande and manager Scooter Braun have reunited officially, Billboard has confirmed. The two had parted ways professionally in February.

Ariana Grande and manager Scooter Braun have reunited officially, Grande’s label, Republic Records, confirms to Billboard, with Braun returning as the pop star’s main manager handling all aspects of her career. 

The two had parted ways professionally in February, with the singer, her mother Joan and Untitled Entertainment’s Stephanie Simon taking the reins on management.

According to insiders, Grande rejoined the Braun roster, which also includes Justin BieberKanye West and Usher, in early September. Braun was also seen accompanying Grande to recent tapings of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and The Ellen Degeneres Show, and is expected to be present at this weekend’s iHeartRadio festival. 


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Braun’s SB Projects has been beefing up its management arm over the last year, adding West, Usher, Vic Mensa and Black Eyed Peas as clients. 

Grande’s latest album Dangerous Woman just re-entered the top 10 of the Billboard 200, earning a 19 percent unit gain on the chart in the week ending Sept. 15. Braun has an A&R credit on that album, which was executive produced by Grande, Max Martin and Savan Kotecha.