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Ariana Grande was a no-show despite winning first Grammy Award

The singer didn't collect it after deciding to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show's producer. "I know I'm not there tonight," she tweeted. "Trust, I tried and still truly wished it had worked."

Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango in Los

Ariana Grande performs at Wango Tango in Los Angeles on June 2, 2018. Photo Credit: AP / Invision / Chris Pizzello

LOS ANGELES — Ariana Grande won her first Grammy Award on Sunday, but the singer didn't collect it after deciding to skip the ceremony following a public dispute with the show's producer.

Grande won the best pop vocal album trophy for "Sweetener," beating Taylor Swift, Kelly Clarkson, Pink, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello. Grande was not in attendance at the pre-telecast ceremony, but she wrote on Twitter that her win was "wild and beautiful."

"I know I'm not there tonight," she tweeted. "Trust, I tried and still truly wished it had worked."

Grande accused Grammy telecast executive producer Ken Ehrlich of lying about discussions with the superstar singer about performing at Sunday's ceremony. Ehrlich told The Associated Press on Thursday that Grande had told producers that she didn't have adequate time to prepare.

"As it turned out, when we finally got to the point where we thought maybe it would work, she felt it was too late for her to pull something together for sure," he said in an interview.

But Grande fired back in a social media post that she "can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken." She alleged her "creativity" and "self-expression" was "stifled," adding, "I hope the show is exactly what you want it to be and more."

During the show, Grande also tweeted and quickly deleted criticism of the Grammys after the late Mac Miller — her ex — lost to Cardi B for rap album of the year.

Grande called Miller's loss "trash" and also used an expletive. She later clarified she wasn't criticizing Cardi B.

Miller died of an accidental drug overdose last year at age 26.

Grande has been featured on billboards promoting the show, airing live on CBS from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Her song "God Is a Woman" was nominated for best pop solo performance, but she lost to Lady Gaga, who won for "Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?)"

Without Grande, performers at the Grammys included Cardi B, Dolly Parton, Lady Gaga, Travis Scott, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Diana Ross, J Balvin, Camila Cabello, Brandi Carlile, Dan + Shay, H.E.R., Little Big Town, Post Malone, Chloe x Halle and Dua Lipa.

Grande released her new album, "Thank U, Next" on Friday.

A list of top winners at the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

Album of the year: "Golden Hour" by Kacey Musgraves

Record of the year: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino

Song of the year: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino and Ludwig Goransson

Best rap/sung performance: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino

Best music video: "This Is America" by Childish Gambino

Best rap album: "Invasion of Privacy" by Cardi B

Best rap song: "God's Plan" by Drake

Best new artist: Dua Lipa

Best country album: "Golden Hour" by Kacey Musgraves

Best pop duo/group performance: "Shallow" by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Best pop vocal album: "Sweetener" by Ariana Grande

Best pop solo performance: Lady Gaga's "Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?)"

Best R&B album: "H.E.R." by H.E.R.

Best R&B song: "Boo'd Up" by Ella Mai, DJ Mustard, Larrance Dopson and Joelle James

Best R&B performance: "Best Part" by H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar

Producer of the year, non-classical: Pharrell Williams

Best rap performance: (tie) "King's Dead" by Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake, and "Bubblin" by Anderson.Paak

Best urban contemporary album: "Everything Is Love" by The Carters

Best traditional pop vocal album: Willie Nelson's "My Way"

Best rock song: "Masseduction" by St. Vincent

Best rock album: "From the Fires" by Greta Van Fleet

Best rock performance: "When Bad Does Good" by Chris Cornell

Best dance recording: "Electricity" by Silk City and Dua Lipa featuring Diplo and Mark Ronson

Best country song: "Space Cowboy," Kacey Musgraves (Luke Laird, Shane McAnally and Kacey Musgraves)

Best reggae album: "44/876" by Sting & Shaggy

Best country solo performance: Kacey Musgraves' "Butterflies"

Best duo/group country performance: Dan + Shay's "Tequila"

Best jazz vocal album: "The Window" by Cecile McLorin Salvant

Best alternative music album: "Colors," Beck

Best comedy album: "Equanimity & the Bird Revelation," Dave Chappelle

Best Latin pop album: Claudia Brant's "Sincera"

Best spoken word album: Jimmy Carter's "Faith — A Journey for All"

Best folk album: Punch Brothers' "All Ashore"

Best contemporary Christian music album: Lauren Daigle's "Look Up Child"

Best musical theater album: "The Band's Visit"

Best American roots song: Brandi Carlile's "The Joke"

Best American roots performance: Brandi Carlile's "The Joke"

Best Americana album: Brandi Carlile's "By the Way, I Forgive You"

Best gospel album: Tori Kelly's "Hiding Place"

Best contemporary Christian music performance/song: Lauren Daigle's "You Say"

Best world music album: Soweto Gospel Choir's "Freedom"

Best compilation soundtrack for visual media: "The Greatest Showman"

Best score soundtrack for visual media: "Black Panther"

Best song written for visual media: "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born"

Best traditional blues album: Buddy Guy's "The Blues Is Alive and Well"

Best music film: Quincy Jones' "Quincy"

Best boxed or special limited edition package: "Squeeze Box: The Complete Works of 'Weird Al' Yankovic"

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