ATLANTA — Pop star Ariana Grande has a hit song “Thank U, Next,” but Wednesday, she was singing the praises of Sen. Bernie Sanders.
The presidential hopeful attended Grande’s Atlanta tour stop at the State Farm Arena Tuesday night.
“MY GUY. thank you Senator Sanders for coming to my show, making my whole night and for all that you stand for ! @headcountorg and i are doing our best to make you proud. we’ve already registered 20k+ young voters at my shows alone. also i will never smile this hard again promise,” Grande wrote in an Instagram post.
According to social media, HeadCount "encourages civic participation at concerts, music festivals & cultural events".
The unlikely duo posed for a photo after the show. Sanders arrived early in Atlanta, just one day before his scheduled appearance for the Democratic debate broadcasting live from Tyler Perry Studios on MSNBC.
Sanders is set to join Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Tulsi Gabbard, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar Tom Steyer, Elizabeth Warren and Andrew Yang will appear at the Oprah Winfrey sound stage at Tyler Perry Studios and in front of America for the 5th Democratic debate ahead of the 2020 election.
The two-hour event will be moderated by Rachel Maddow, host of MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," Andrea Mitchell, host of MSNBC's "Andrea Mitchell Reports" and NBC News' chief foreign affairs correspondent; Ashley Parker, a White House reporter for The Washington Post and Kristen Welker, NBC News' White House correspondent.
If you want to learn more about the candidates, here’s our feature on where they stand.
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