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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 02: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO COMMERCIAL USE) Ariana Grande performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio by AT&T at Banc of California Stadium on June 2, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Ariana Grande (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Billboard )

Ariana Grande kicked off her much-anticipated Sweetener tour last night in Albany, New York and social media was completely lit up with fans sharing all the amazing details.

Grande paid tribute to her ex-boyfriend, the late Mac Miller, by playing his music before she took the stage. According to, she left “Ghostin” and “Imagine,” both of which are about their relationships, off the setlist. During soundcheck, she reportedly said that performing “Imagine” live would simply be “too heavy.”

Before the show, fans also had the chance to register to vote as the singer set up booths and gave away special stickers.

By early Tuesday morning, Ariana’s opening act, singer Normani, was also trending for her showstopping performance:

The main act was full of stunning visuals, which fans shared enthusiastically on the hashtag #SweetenerWorldTour.

The official setlist was finally released and included a mix of her biggest hits and new music as well:

Check out more of the highlights below:

i really dunno what to say yet. for now, thank you will suffice. a dream come true typeeaa night. i love you. so much. thank you. @alfredoflores

1.6m Likes, 24.4k Comments - Ariana Grande (@arianagrande) on Instagram: "i really dunno what to say yet. for now, thank you will suffice. a dream come true typeeaa night. i..."



Grande’s next tour stop will be Boston, MA on March 20.

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