Ariana Grande Cries, Plays Mac Miller's Music, Saves Seat for Him at Show in His Pittsburgh Hometown

June 13, 2019
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Ariana Grande paid props to Mac Miller on Wednesday night when her Sweetener tour stopped in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. "At the Ariana Grande concert...Mac’s album is playing throughout the stadium before the show," one attendee tweeted, while another revealed, “Ariana really had a Mac Miller playlist for the music before the show and she had an empty seat reserved for him. She’s so strong.” Us Weekly notes that Grande also broke down in tears during her opening-number performance of "Raindrops (An Angel Cried),” which is rumored to be about the end of their relationship, and when trying to sing Miller's name during "Thank U, Next." However, a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette critic slammed her after she "didn’t utter a single word about him" during the show.