Ariana Grande to headline virtual Fortnite concert

Ariana Grande is set to headline a virtual in-game concert on ‘Fortnite’.

The ‘Thank U, Next’ hitmaker will be performing songs as part of the ‘Rift Tour’, which kicks off on Friday (06.08.21).

A trailer just dropped showing off her skin, which players will be able to purchase, complete with her signature high ponytail.

The official Twitter page for the game tweeted: “Excuse us, Ariana is coming!

“Fortnite Presents the Rift Tour featuring @ArianaGrande kicks off August 6 at 6 PM ET #RiftTour.”

The 28-year-old pop superstar – who released her sixth studio album, ‘Positions’, in October – follows in the footsteps of the likes of Travis Scott and Marshmello in landing a ‘Fortnite’ gig.

Meanwhile, the Grammy-winner has been encouraging people to get their COVID-19 vaccination.

The ‘God is a Woman’ hitmaker took to Instagram on Sunday (01.08.21) to offer a “gentle reminder” to those who are not yet vaccinated against the virus, as she also supplied links to information about the delta variant which is currently spreading throughout the US after having already been found in numerous countries including the UK.

Alongside a picture of herself wearing a mask, she wrote: “vaxxed n masked.