Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Ariana Grande cancels Wawa Welcome America performance

Due to a personal crisis, Friday's "Welcome America Concert" on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be absent of pop star Ariana Grande.

Ariana Grande cancels Wawa Welcome America performance

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Ariana Grande performs onstage at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party presented by VISIT FLORIDA at Fontainebleau´s BleauLive at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on June 27, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida.
Ariana Grande performs onstage at the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party presented by VISIT FLORIDA at Fontainebleau's BleauLive at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on June 27, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. Getty Images for Clear Channel
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Due to a personal crisis, Friday’s “Welcome America Concert” on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway will be absent of pop star Ariana Grande.

Roots drummer Questlove first tweeted the news, which was shortly followed by an official update from Wawa Welcome America.

The "Problem" singer is still scheduled to perform during “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular,” which is airing live Friday night on NBC.

The show will go on as planned with featured performances by The RootsNicki MinajJennifer HudsonEd SheeranAloe Blacc and more.

For more information about today’s festivities, visit here.

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