We first met this superstar as Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon’s Victorious, but Ariana Grande has quickly transitioned from TV star to mega music sensation. With hit singles off Yours Truly, My Everything, and her latest album Dangerous Woman. Ariana is quickly sprinting toward the pop and R&B throne. American singer Ariana Grande has released four studio albums, one compilation album, one remix album, four extended plays (EPs), thirty-nine singles (including eleven as a featured artist), six promotional singles and thirty-two music videos. So whichever song is your favorite – “The Way”, “Problem”, “One Last Time”, “Dangerous Woman” – so many to choose from! – there’s no doubt that Ari will be giving us many more to come.
ARIANA GRANDE s the first artist in the Billboard Hot 100 to debut all of her lead singles from 4 different albums in the top 10. As of August 2018, she won 63 awards from 132 nominations. In 2017, Grande was named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. ARIANA GRANDE named Billboard’s “WOMAN OF THE YEAR 2018”.
Ariana Grande was born on June 26, 1993 and Boca Raton FLORIDA. Ariana Grande’s name is inspired by princess ORIANAN from the FELIX THE CAT CARTOON. Ariana believes spoken Raton is a great place to grow up and she loves going to beach there in the middle of the night. Many people mistakenly think that Ariana is LATINA but she is actually of ITALIAN DESCENT and grew up in a large Italian family. She has an older brother named FRANKIE JAMES GRANDE who is openly gay. Ariana’s mom JOAN is the CEO of one of the HOS McCann Communications companies that manufactures equipment for the marine and the navy, her dad EDWARD owns a graphic design company. Ariana’s grandmother who is calls NONA had a big influence on her growing up and even took her to her 1st audition.
When Ariana was 5 she was hit by multiple hockey pucks at different FLORIDA PANTHERS GAMES, the players felt bad so they gave her some hockey equipment her parents also felt bad and brought her a ride on the ZAMBONI. Coming full circle at age 8 Ariana’s sang the national anthem at a televised Florida panthers’ game. Ariana’s parents split up when she was 9 and she said the divorce is still hard for her saying everybody with divorced parents knows how it likes to be in the middles even years later I’m still in the middle.
Ariana was raised ROMAN CATHOLIC but said she started practicing her own beliefs when she was 12, she then converted into kabbalah at age 20 because the pope had condemned everything she loved including “SPONGE BOB SQUAREPANTS”, “HARRY POTTER” & “WORKING WOMAN”. The pop star began singing and acting at the very young age and even started doing local theater as a kid, her dream was to sing R&B through people laughed at the idea of a teenage R&B singer. In 2008 15-year-old Ariana booked the role of charlotte the cheerleader character in the Broadway musical 13, it was a play about growing up in NEW YORK CITY and Ariana killed it and won a national youth theater association award.
ARIANA GRANDE PERFORMED HER LATEST SINGLE THANK U, NEXT LIVE AT ELLEN SHOW
Through she didn’t have many lines in the musical Ariana was given high hitting and complex harmonies JASON ROBERT BROWN who wrote the score loved to push peoples to their limits vocally Ariana claims that the show helped expand her range. Ariana’s passion has always been music and she said that she originally auditioned for TV as a way to help to get herself a record deal. While on victorious she posted YouTube videos of herself singing covers of ADELE, WHITNEY HOUSTON & MARIAH CAREY. They were seen by a friend of Monty Lippmann the CEO of Republic Records who immediately sent them to Lippmann Monty loved it and signed Ariana at the age of 17, she eventually also signed with Scooter Braun JUSTIN BIEBER’s manager.
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In 2011 Ariana Grande released her 1st single PUT YOUR HEARTS UP, a pop song targeted at a young teen crowed it was supposed to be on a pop album she was schedule to record but she soon ditched the song and album saying it was too kiddy sounding. Ariana’s debut album “YOURS TRULY” was released in 2013 and debuted at the no. 1 in US and in the top 10 in AUSTRALIA, THE UK, NETHERLANDS, ITRELAND and more. It climbed to no. 1 on iTunes in less than 15 minutes.
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“MY EVERYTHING” was release in 2014 debuted at no. 1 and sold a hundred and sixty-nine thousand copies in its first week it featured a bunch of different producers. The album hit no. 1 in 76 countries within a day of its release back. The next couple singles “BREAK FREE” & “LOVE ME HARDER” also did well and climbed toward the top of the charts. In summer 2014 Ariana collaborated with JESSIE J & NICKI MINAJ for the single “BANG BANG”. 2015 Ariana went on her 1st world tour called the “HONEYMOON TOUR” in support of her 2nd album it grossed $41.8 m from 81 shows.
In October 2015 Ariana released FOCUS which debuted at no. 7 on the hot 100 and was certified platinum a few months later. That December she released another holiday album called “CHRISTMAS AND CHILLS”. Her album “DANGEROUS WOMAN” was officially released in May 2016, the album title was originally called “MOONLIGHT” after Ariana’s favorite song on the record but she changed it.
Ariana’s 1st concert she went to was KATY PERRY during the summer of 2011, Katy is also Ariana’s fan and called her best female vocal in pop music today. Her old musical composer for 13 JASON ROBERT BROWN played piano for Ariana at the 2016 MTV movies award, he also wrote about Ariana in TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 most influential people in 2016. Ariana made that list along with stars like LEONARDO DICAPRIO, CAITLYN JENNER, STEFAN CURRY & POPE FRANCIS just to name a few she dedicated her performance at the Time 100 gala to all the DANGEROUS WOMAN out.
ARIANA GRANDE PERFORMANCES FROM HER LATEST ALBUM SWEETENER