From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia
June 26, 1993
Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.
|Relatives||Frankie Grande (half-brother)|
Ariana Grande-Butera (/ / AR-ee-AH-nə GRAN-dee; born June 26, 1993) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Her four-octave vocal range has received public acclaim, and her personal life has been the subject of widespread media attention. She has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including two Grammy Awards, one Brit Award, one Bambi Award, two Billboard Music Awards, three American Music Awards, nine MTV Video Music Awards, and 27 Guinness World Records.
Grande began her music career at age 15 in the 2008 Broadway musical 13. She rose to fame for playing Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon television series Victorious (2010–2013) and Sam & Cat (2013–2014). Grande signed with Republic Records in 2011 after label executives viewed YouTube videos of her covering songs. Her 1950s doo-wop-influenced pop and R&B debut album, Yours Truly (2013), topped the US Billboard 200, while its lead single, "The Way", reached the top ten of the US Billboard Hot 100. Grande's voice and whistle register on the album drew immediate comparisons to Mariah Carey.
She continued to explore pop and R&B in her second and third studio albums, My Everything (2014) and Dangerous Woman (2016). My Everything experimented with EDM and achieved global success with its singles "Problem", "Break Free" and "Bang Bang"; Dangerous Woman became her first of four consecutive number-one albums in the UK. Personal struggles influenced her trap-infused fourth and fifth studio albums, Sweetener (2018) and Thank U, Next (2019), both of which were critical and commercial successes. Sweetener won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album, and Thank U, Next broke the record for the largest streaming week for a pop album and was nominated for Album of the Year. The singles "Thank U, Next", "7 Rings", and "Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored" made Grande the first solo artist to hold the top three spots on the Hot 100 simultaneously and the first woman to succeed herself at the top of the UK Singles Chart. Her 2020 collaborations "Stuck with U" with Justin Bieber and "Rain on Me" with Lady Gaga helped her break the record for most number-one debuts on the Hot 100, the latter winning the Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Grande's R&B-focused sixth studio album, Positions (2020), and its title track debuted at number-one in the UK and US. In 2021, she had her sixth US number-one single after featuring on the remix of The Weeknd's "Save Your Tears".
Often regarded as a pop icon and triple threat entertainer, Grande is one of the world's best-selling music artists; she has sold more than 85 million records globally, and all of her studio albums have been certified platinum or higher. Among her Billboard chart records, she is the first artist and only woman to have five number-one debuts, to chart three number one-debuts in one calendar year, to debut the lead singles from each of her studio albums in the top ten, and to have their first five number one singles debut at top spot. Grande is the most streamed female artist ever, the most streamed female artist on Spotify (also 2010s decade) and Apple Music, the most followed female artist on Spotify, and the most subscribed female artist on YouTube. She has been included on Time's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world (2016 and 2019) and the Forbes Celebrity 100 (2019–2020). Grande was named Woman of the Year (2018), the greatest pop star of 2019, and the most successful female artist to debut in the 2010s by Billboard. Aside from music, she worked with many charitable organizations and advocates for animal rights, mental health, and gender, racial, and LGBT equality. Grande has a large following on social media; she became the most followed woman on Instagram in 2019,[note 1] and has over 300 million followers as of 2022. She has also ventured into the cosmetics and fashion industries.
Ariana Grande-Butera was born on June 26, 1993, in Boca Raton, Florida. She is the daughter of Joan Grande, the Brooklyn-born CEO of Hose-McCann Communications, a manufacturer of communications and safety equipment, and Edward Butera, a graphic design firm owner in Boca Raton. Grande is of Italian descent, and has described herself as an Italian American with Sicilian and Abruzzese roots. She has an older half-brother, Frankie Grande, who is an entertainer and producer, and she has a close relationship with her maternal grandmother, Marjorie Grande. Her family moved from New York to Florida before her birth, and her parents separated when she was eight or nine years old.
When her parents were Florida Panthers season ticket holders, she was accidentally hit on each wrist by errant hockey pucks on two different occasions in 1998, sustaining minor bruises both times. The second occurrence happened during the Panthers' inaugural regular-season game at National Car Rental Center on October 9, 1998, in which she was also the first child to ever ride a Zamboni in the brand-new arena during the first intermission, the result of her parents' $200 winning bid at an auction. A photograph of her on the Zamboni was featured in the South Florida SunSentinel the next day. At age 8, she sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the Panthers' home game against the Chicago Blackhawks on January 16, 2002.
As a young child, Grande performed with the Fort Lauderdale Children's Theater, playing her first role as the title character in the musical Annie. She also performed in their productions of The Wizard of Oz and Beauty and the Beast. At age eight, she performed at a karaoke lounge on a cruise ship and with various orchestras such as South Florida's Philharmonic, Florida Sunshine Pops and Symphonic Orchestras. During this time, she attended the Pine Crest School and later North Broward Preparatory.
2008–2012: Career beginnings and Nickelodeon
By age 13, Grande became serious about pursuing a music career, although she still concentrated on theater. When she first arrived in Los Angeles, California to meet with her managers, she expressed a desire to record an R&B album: "I was like, 'I want to make an R&B album,' They were like 'Um, that's a helluva goal! Who is going to buy a 14-year-old's R&B album?!'" In 2008, Grande was cast as cheerleader Charlotte in the Broadway musical 13. When she joined the musical, Grande left North Broward Preparatory School, but continued to be enrolled; the school sent her materials to study with tutors. She also sang various times at the New York City jazz club Birdland.
Grande was cast in the Nickelodeon television show Victorious along with 13 co-star Elizabeth Gillies in 2009. In the sitcom, set at a performing arts high school, she played the "adorably dimwitted" Cat Valentine. She had to dye her hair red every other week for the role, which severely damaged her hair. The show premiered in March 2010 to the second-largest audience for a live-action series in Nickelodeon, with 5.7 million viewers. The role helped propel Grande to teen idol status, but she was more interested in a music career, saying that acting is "fun, but music has always been first and foremost with me." Her character was compared to "Brittany Murphy's performance as the hapless Tai in Clueless" and described as being "very impressionable and easily swayed" but "generally sweet".
After the first season of Victorious wrapped, Grande wanted to focus on her music career and began working on her debut album in August 2010. To strengthen her vocal range, she began working with vocal coach Eric Vetro. The second season premiered in April 2011 to 6.2 million viewers, becoming the show's highest-rated episode. In May 2011, Grande appeared in Greyson Chance's video for the song "Unfriend You" from his album Hold On 'til the Night (2011), portraying his ex-girlfriend. She made her first musical appearance on the track "Give It Up" from the Victorious soundtrack in August 2011. While filming Victorious, Grande made several recordings of herself singing covers of songs by Adele, Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, and uploaded them to YouTube. A friend of Monte Lipman, chief executive officer (CEO) of Republic Records, came across one of the videos. Impressed by her vocals, he sent the links to Lipman, who signed her to a recording contract. Grande voiced the title role in the English dub of the Spanish-language animated film Snowflake, the White Gorilla in November 2011. From 2011 to 2013, she voiced the fairy Princess Diaspro in the Nickelodeon revival of Winx Club.
In December 2011, Grande released her first single, "Put Your Hearts Up", which was recorded for a potential teen-oriented pop album that was never issued. She later disowned the track for its bubblegum pop sound, saying she had no interest in recording music of that genre. The song was later certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). On a second soundtrack, Victorious 2.0, released on June 5, 2012, as an extended play, she supplied vocals as part of the show's cast for the song "5 Fingaz to the Face". The third and final soundtrack, Victorious 3.0, was released on November 6, 2012, which featured a duet by Grande and Victoria Justice titled "L.A. Boyz", with an accompanying music video being released shortly after. In December 2012, Grande collaborated on the single version of "Popular Song", a duet with British singer and songwriter Mika.
After four seasons, Victorious was not renewed, with the finale airing in February 2013. Grande starred as Snow White in the pantomime-style musical theatre production A Snow White Christmas with Charlene Tilton and Neil Patrick Harris at the Pasadena Playhouse. She played Amanda Benson in Swindle, a 2013 Nickelodeon film adaptation of the children's book of the same name. Meanwhile, Nickelodeon created Sam & Cat, an iCarly and Victorious spin-off starring Jennette McCurdy and Grande. Grande and McCurdy reprised their roles as Cat Valentine and Sam Puckett on the buddy sitcom, which paired the characters as roommates who form an after-school babysitting business. The pilot aired on June 8, 2013, and the network immediately picked up the show. The next month, Nickelodeon doubled Sam & Cat's original 20-episode order for season one, making it a 40-episode season. Despite its success in the ratings, the series was canceled after 35 episodes. The final episode aired on July 17, 2014.
2013–2015: Yours Truly and My Everything
Grande recorded her debut studio album Yours Truly, originally titled Daydreamin', over three years. It was released on August 30, 2013, and debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 albums chart, with 138,000 copies sold in its first week. Yours Truly also debuted in the top ten in several other countries, including Australia, the UK, Ireland, and the Netherlands. Its lead single, "The Way", featuring Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller, debuted at number ten on the US Billboard Hot 100, eventually peaking at number nine for two weeks. Grande was later sued by Minder Music for copying the line "What we gotta do right here is go back, back in time" from the 1972 song "Troglodyte (Cave Man)" by The Jimmy Castor Bunch. The album's second single, "Baby I", was released in July. Its third single, "Right There", featuring Detroit rapper Big Sean, was released in August 2013. They respectively peaked at number 21 and 84 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Grande recorded the duet "Almost Is Never Enough" with Nathan Sykes of The Wanted, which was released as a promotional single in August 2013. She also joined Justin Bieber on his Believe Tour for three shows and kicked off her own headlining mini-tour, The Listening Sessions. The following month, Billboard magazine ranked Grande at number four on their list of "Music's Hottest Minors 2013", an annual ranking of the most popular musicians under the age of 21. At the 2013 American Music Awards, she won the award for New Artist of the Year. She released a four-song Christmas EP, Christmas Kisses in December 2013. Grande received the Breakthrough Artist of the Year award from the Music Business Association, recognizing her achievements throughout 2013. By January 2014, Grande had begun recording her second studio album, with singer-songwriter Ryan Tedder and record producers Benny Blanco and Max Martin. The same month, she earned the Favorite Breakout Artist award at the People's Choice Awards 2014. In March 2014, Grande sang at the White House concert, "Women of Soul: In Performance at the White House". The following month, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama invited Grande again to perform at the White House for the Easter Egg Roll event.
Grande released her second studio album My Everything on August 25, 2014, and debuted atop the Billboard 200. Its lead single "Problem" features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and premiered at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 26, 2014. The song debuted at number three (eventually climbing to number two) on the Billboard Hot 100, and debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, becoming Grande's first number one single in the United Kingdom. The album's second single, "Break Free", featuring German musician and producer Zedd, peaked at number four in the United States. She performed the song as the opening of the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, and won Best Pop Video for "Problem". Grande and Nicki Minaj provided guest vocals on "Bang Bang", the lead single from Jessie J's album Sweet Talker, which peaked at number one in the UK and reached number three in the US. With the singles "Problem", "Break Free", and "Bang Bang", Grande joined Adele as the only female artist with three top ten singles simultaneously on the Billboard Hot 100 as a lead artist.
Grande was the musical performer on Saturday Night Live, with Chris Pratt as the host on September 27, 2014. That same month, third single from My Everything, "Love Me Harder", featuring Canadian recording artist The Weeknd, was released and peaked at number seven in the United States. The song became her fourth top ten single of 2014, the most by any artist that year. In November 2014, Grande was featured in Major Lazer's song "All My Love" from the soundtrack album for the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014). The same month, Grande released a Christmas song titled "Santa Tell Me" as a single from the reissue of her first Christmas EP, Christmas Kisses (2014). She later released the fifth and the final single from My Everything, "One Last Time", which peaked at number 13 in the US.
In February 2015, Grande embarked on her first worldwide concert tour, The Honeymoon Tour, to further promote My Everything, with shows in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. Grande was featured on Cashmere Cat's song "Adore", which was released in March 2015. In the spring, she signed an exclusive publishing contract with the Universal Music Publishing Group, covering her entire music catalog. Grande also filmed an episode for the Fox Broadcasting Company reality TV series Knock Knock Live (2015), but the show was canceled before her episode aired. She also guest-starred on several episodes of the Fox comedy-horror television series Scream Queens as Sonya Herfmann/Chanel#2 from September to November 2015. She recorded the duet "E Più Ti Penso" with Italian recording artist Andrea Bocelli, which was released in October 2015 as the lead single from Bocelli's album Cinema (2015), and covered the song "Zero to Hero", originally from the animated film Hercules (1997), for the compilation album We Love Disney (2015). Grande also released her second Christmas EP, Christmas & Chill in December 2015.
2015–2017: Dangerous Woman
Grande began recording songs for her third studio album, Dangerous Woman, originally titled Moonlight, in 2015. In October of that year, she released the single "Focus", initially intended as the lead single from the album; the song debuted at number seven on the Billboard Hot 100. The next month American singer Who Is Fancy released the single "Boys Like You", which features her and Meghan Trainor. She was featured in the remix version of "Over and Over Again", a song by English singer Nathan Sykes' debut studio solo album Unfinished Business, which was released in January 2016. Grande made a cameo appearance in the comedy film Zoolander 2 starring Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson. In March 2016, Grande released "Dangerous Woman" as the lead single from the retitled album of the same name. The single debuted at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the first artist to have the lead single from each of her first three albums debut in the top ten. The same month, Grande appeared as host and musical guest of Saturday Night Live, where she performed "Dangerous Woman" and debuted the promotional single "Be Alright", which charted at number 43 on the Billboard Hot 100. Grande garnered positive reviews for her appearance on the show, including praise for her impressions of various singers, some of which she had done on The Tonight Show. Grande won an online voting poll on Entertainment Weekly as the "best host of the season". In May 2016, Grande appeared on The Voice season 10 finale, performing the second single from the album, "Into You", which peaked at number 13 in the United States, and duetted with Christina Aguilera on "Dangerous Woman". In March 2021, she returned to the show as a coach for the twenty-first season; Grande became the highest-paid coach in the show's history, earning a reported $25 million per season. Grande did not return for the show's twenty-second season.
Grande released Dangerous Woman on May 20, 2016, and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200. It also debuted at number two in Japan, and at number one in several other markets, including Australia, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand and UK. Mark Savage, writing for BBC News, called the album "a mature, confident record". At the Summertime Ball at London's Wembley Stadium in June, Grande performed three songs from the album as part of her set. In August, Grande released a third single from the album, "Side to Side", featuring rapper Nicki Minaj, her eighth top ten entry on the Hot 100, which peaked at number four on that chart. Dangerous Woman was nominated for Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album and the title track for Best Pop Solo Performance.
In August 2016, Grande performed a tribute to the late Whitney Houston on the season finale of the ABC television series Greatest Hits and headlined the opening night of the second annual Billboard Hot 100 Music Festival, performing a nearly hour-long set of her own songs. Aside from music, Grande filmed a commercial for T-Mobile that premiered in October 2016 and played Penny Pingleton in the NBC television broadcast Hairspray Live!, which aired in December 2016. The same month, Grande and Stevie Wonder appeared on the season finale of the US competition TV series The Voice, performing their collaboration "Faith" from the soundtrack of the 2016 animated film Sing. "Faith" was nominated for Best Original Song at the 74th Golden Globe Awards. At the end of the year, Grande participated in the Jingle Ball Tour 2016. Grande recorded the title track of the soundtrack for the 2017 live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beast. The recording was released as a duet with American singer John Legend in February 2017. The same month, Grande embarked on her third concert tour, the Dangerous Woman Tour, to promote the related album. On April 27, 2017, Norwegian DJ Cashmere Cat released the fifth song "Quit" from his debut album 9 featuring Grande.
On May 22, 2017, her concert at Manchester Arena was the target of a suicide bombing—a shrapnel-laden homemade bomb detonated by an Islamic extremist as people were leaving the arena. The Manchester Arena bombing caused 22 deaths and injured hundreds more. Grande suspended the remainder of the tour and held a televised benefit concert, One Love Manchester, on June 4, helping to raise $23 million to aid the bombing's victims and affected families. The concert featured performances from Grande, as well as Liam Gallagher, Robbie Williams, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus and other artists. To recognize her efforts, the Manchester City Council named Grande the first honorary citizen of Manchester. The tour resumed on June 7 in Paris and ended in September 2017. In August 2017, Grande appeared in an Apple Music Carpool Karaoke episode, singing musical theatre songs with American entertainer Seth MacFarlane. In December 2017, Billboard magazine named her "Female Artist of the Year".
2018–2019: Sweetener and Thank U, Next
Grande began working on songs for her fourth studio album, Sweetener, with Pharrell Williams in 2016, but "the events in Manchester gave a hard reset to the project's expectations". Grande released "No Tears Left to Cry" as the lead single from Sweetener in April 2018, with the song debuting at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, making Grande the only artist to have debuted the first single from each of her first four albums in the top ten of the Hot 100. In June 2018, she was featured in "Bed", the second single from Nicki Minaj's fourth studio album Queen. The second single, "God Is a Woman", peaked at number 8 on the Hot 100 and became Grande's tenth top ten single in the US. Released in August 2018, Sweetener debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and received acclaim from critics. She simultaneously charted nine songs from the album on the Hot 100, along with a collaboration, making her the fourth female artist to reach the ten-song mark. Grande gave four concerts to promote the album, billed as The Sweetener Sessions, in New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London between August 20 and September 4, 2018. In October 2018, Grande participated in the NBC broadcast, A Very Wicked Halloween, singing "The Wizard and I" from the musical Wicked. The following month, the BBC aired a one-hour special, Ariana Grande at the BBC, featuring interviews and performances.
In November 2018, Grande released the single "Thank U, Next" and announced her fifth studio album of the same name. The song debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Grande's first chart topping single in the United States, spending seven non-consecutive weeks atop. Since then, it has been certified five-times platinum in the United States; the song's music video broke records for most-watched music video on YouTube within 24 hours of release and fastest Vevo video to reach 100 million views on YouTube, both of which were later surpassed by other artists. On Spotify, it became the fastest song to reach 100 million streams (11 days) and most-streamed song by a female artist in a 24-hour period, with 9.6 million streams, before being surpassed by her own song "7 Rings" (nearly 15 million streams). Later the same month, Grande released, in collaboration with YouTube, a four-part docuseries titled Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries. It shows behind the scenes and concert footage from Grande's Dangerous Woman Tour, including moments from the One Love Manchester concert, and follows her professional life during the tour and the making of Sweetener. The series debuted on November 29, 2018. She became the most streamed female artist of the year. In January 2019, it was announced that Grande would be headlining the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, where she became the youngest and only the fourth female artist ever to headline the festival. It took place April 12–14 and April 19–21. Grande brought a number of guest artists to perform with her, including NSYNC, P. Diddy, Nicki Minaj and Justin Bieber. Her set has received critical acclaim.
Grande's second single from Thank U, Next, "7 Rings", was released on January 18, 2019, and debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week of February 2, becoming her second single in a row (and overall) to top the charts. It made Grande the third female artist with multiple number-one debuts after Mariah Carey (3) and Britney Spears (2) and fifth artist overall after Justin Bieber and Drake. The song broke several streaming and recording industry records. Spending eight non-consecutive weeks at number one, it became Grande's most successful song on the chart and one of the best selling singles worldwide. Thank U, Next was released on February 8, 2019, and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 while receiving acclaim from critics. It broke the records for the largest streaming week for a pop album and for a female album in the United States with 307 million on-demand streams.
Grande became the first solo artist to occupy the top three spots on the Billboard Hot 100 with "7 Rings" at number one, her third single "Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored" debuting at number two, and her lead single "Thank U, Next" rose to number three, and the overall second artist to do so since the Beatles did in 1964 when they occupied the top five spots. In the United Kingdom, Grande became the second female solo artist to simultaneously hold the number one and two spots and the first musical artist to replace herself at number one, twice consecutively. In February 2019, it was reported Grande wouldn't attend the Grammy Awards after she had a disagreement with producers over a potential performance at the ceremony. Grande ended up earning her first Grammy, for Best Pop Vocal Album, for Sweetener. The same month, Grande won a Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist. She also embarked on her third headlining tour, the Sweetener World Tour, to promote both Sweetener and Thank U, Next, which began on March 18, 2019. Grande was nominated for 9 awards at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards, including Top Artist. She would win two awards for Billboard Chart Achievement and Top Female Artist on May 1, 2019. Grande performed at the event via a pre-recorded performance from her Sweetener World Tour.
In June 2019, Grande announced that she co-executive produced the soundtrack to the film Charlie's Angels; a collaboration with Miley Cyrus and Lana Del Rey, titled "Don't Call Me Angel", was released as the lead single on September 13, 2019. It was later nominated for Best Original Song, at the 24th Satellite Awards. In August 2019, she released a single titled "Boyfriend" with pop duo Social House. Grande co-wrote singer Normani's debut solo single "Motivation", which was released on August 16, 2019. Grande won three awards at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Artist of the Year award. She was nominated for 12 awards in total, including Video of the Year for "Thank U, Next". Grande was featured on the remix of American singer and rapper Lizzo's song "Good as Hell", which was released on October 25, 2019. By the end of the year, Billboard named Grande the most accomplished female artist to debut in the 2010s, while NME named her one of the defining music artists of the decade. She also became the most streamed female artist of the decade on music streaming service Spotify. Also, Forbes ranked her amongst the highest-paid celebrities in 2019, placing at number 62 on the list, while Billboard ranked her as 2019's highest-paid solo musician.
In January 2020, Grande received multiple nominations at the 2020 iHeartRadio Music Awards, including Female Artist of the Year. The following month, she made a guest appearance in the second season of the American television series Kidding, which stars Jim Carrey. Grande and Justin Bieber released a collaboration song titled "Stuck with U" on May 8, 2020; net proceeds from the sales of the song were donated to the First Responders Children's Foundation in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The song debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Grande's third chart-topping single. Alongside Bieber, both artists tied Mariah Carey and Drake for the most songs to debut at number one on the Hot 100; Grande is the first artist to have her first three number ones debut at the top, following "Thank U, Next" and "7 Rings". Grande also released a collaboration with Lady Gaga, "Rain on Me", as the second single from Gaga's sixth studio album Chromatica. The song also debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Grande's fourth number-one single and helping Grande break the record for the most number-one debuts on that chart. The song won the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. In 2020, Grande became the highest-earning woman in music on Forbes's 2020 Celebrity 100 list, placing 17th overall with $72 million. At the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards, she was nominated for nine awards for both "Stuck with U" (with Bieber) and "Rain on Me" (with Gaga). For the latter, Grande received her third consecutive nomination for Video of the Year. She won four awards, including Song of the Year for "Rain on Me".
Grande's sixth studio album, Positions, was released on October 30, 2020. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, becoming Grande's fifth number-one album. The eponymous lead single was released on October 23. It debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Grande's fifth chart-topping single and breaking numerous records. Grande became the first artist to have five number-one debuts on the Hot 100 and the first to have their first five number ones debut at the top. "Positions" became her third number-one single in 2020 following "Stuck with U" and "Rain on Me", making Grande the first artist since Drake to have three number-one singles in a single calendar year and the first female artist to do so since Rihanna and Katy Perry in 2010. Alongside the release of Positions, the song from the album "34+35" served as the second single off the album. The song debuted at number 8, becoming Grande's 18th top ten single. Grande released a "34+35" remix featuring American rappers Doja Cat and Megan Thee Stallion on January 15, 2021. The remix helped the song reach a new peak at number two, the highest-charting song credited to three or more female soloists on the Hot 100 since Christina Aguilera, Mýa, Pink and Lil' Kim's "Lady Marmalade" in 2001. The remix was one of five additional tracks included on the deluxe edition of Positions, released on February 19, 2021. Grande was named the most-played artist on iHeartRadio’s stations in 2021, reaching 2.6 billion in audience.
On October 14, 2020, it was announced, that Grande would star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Meryl Streep in Adam McKay's Don't Look Up. The film was released on the streaming service Netflix, on December 24, 2021. With streams of more than 152 million hours in a week, it broke the record for the biggest week of views in Netflix history. To promote the film, Grande released the song "Just Look Up", in collaboration with rapper Kid Cudi, on December 3, 2021. At the 27th Critics' Choice Awards, Grande received nominations in the categories Best Song and Best Acting Ensemble, as a part of the cast. She also received a nomination at the 28th Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture. On November 13, 2020, Grande made a surprise appearance on the Adult Swim Festival, performing alongside music artist Thundercat, performing his song "Them Changes", which Grande had previously covered. Grande and Jennifer Hudson also featured on a remix of Mariah Carey's 2010 Christmas song "Oh Santa!". The song was released on December 4, 2020, as part of Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special. Grande released the concert film for her Sweetener World Tour, Excuse Me, I Love You, on December 21, 2020, exclusively on Netflix.
In April, Grande featured on a remix of the Weeknd's "Save Your Tears", released on April 23. The remix reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming both artists' sixth number one single. She joined Paul McCartney as the only artists to earn three number one duets on the Hot 100. The remix also became one of the songs with the most total weeks on the chart. Grande and the Weeknd performed "Save Your Tears" together at the 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards. In June, Grande featured on the song "I Don't Do Drugs" from Doja Cat's third studio album Planet Her. Her contribution as a songwriter and featured artist on the song earned Grande a nomination for Album of the Year at the 64th Annual Grammy Awards. Grande performed virtually as the headline act of the "Rift Tour" on the video game Fortnite from August 6 to 8, 2021. The concert attracted 78 million players, beating Travis Scott's record of 11.7 million views for his own concert, and heled fuel a spike in streams for the songs included in her set. 
In November 2021, it was announced that Grande would play Glinda for the upcoming two-part film adaptation of the musical Wicked, directed by Jon M. Chu and starring alongside Cynthia Erivo, who will play Elphaba.
Musical style and genres
Grande's music is generally pop and R&B with elements of EDM, hip hop, and trap, the latter first appearing prominently on her Christmas & Chill extended play. While consistently maintaining pop-R&B tones, she has increased incorporation of trap into her music as her career has progressed thanks to her work with record producer Tommy Brown. She has worked with Brown on every album and stated that "one of the things I love most about working with Tommy is that none of the beats he plays me ever sound the same." Grande learned how to sound engineer and produce because she loves being hands on during every project, and revealed that Mac Miller taught her how to work with Pro Tools. Justin Tranter, a recent collaborator, felt inspired to see how involved Grande is in her music "from the writing to the vision to the storytelling and to even engineering and comping her own vocals." She has co-written several of her songs addressing a wide variety of themes such as love, sex, wealth, breakups, independence, empowerment, self-love and moving on from the past.
Grande's debut album, Yours Truly was complimented for recreating the R&B "vibe and feel of the 90s" with the help of songwriter and producer Babyface. Her follow-up, My Everything, was described as an evolution from her debut record with a new sound exploring EDM and electropop genres. She followed her pop-R&B sound on her third album, Dangerous Woman, which was praised by the Los Angeles Times for adapting to different styles with the reggae-pop "Side to Side", the dance-pop-influenced "Be Alright", and the fusion of guitar and trap in "Sometimes". Her trap-pop sound is heavily featured on her fourth and fifth studio albums, Sweetener and Thank U, Next. Elias Leight of Rolling Stone believes "with her new album Sweetener, she set her sights on conquering trap, savage basslines and jittery swarms of drum programming." She also "embraces the sound of hard-bitten Southern hip-hop" exploring elements of funk music with themes of love and prosperity. Craig Jenkins of Vulture wrote that Grande had changed and approached her style to trap and hip hop, filled with R&B undertones on Thank U, Next, with lyrics about breakups, empowerment, and self-love. Her sixth album, Positions, expands on the R&B and trap-pop sound of Sweetener and Thank U, Next, with topics about sex and romance.
Grande grew up listening mainly to urban pop and 1990s music and says that "Over the Rainbow" was one of the first songs she remembers singing because "Wizard Of Oz was always my favorite movie when I was younger." Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston are her biggest vocal influences: "I love Mariah Carey. She is literally my favorite human being on the planet. And of course Whitney [Houston] as well. As far as vocal influences go, Whitney and Mariah pretty much cover it." Alongside Carey and Houston, Grande's other key influences include Celine Dion and Madonna. She reflects on her childhood by posting videos of herself singing songs from Dion's 1997 album Let's Talk About Love on her social media. Grande credits Madonna for "pav[ing] the way for me and also every other female artist" and admitted to being "obsessed with her entire discography". She credited Gloria Estefan with inspiring her to pursue a music career, after Estefan saw and complimented Grande's performance on a cruise ship when she was eight years old.
Grande praised Imogen Heap's "intricate" song structure and named Judy Garland as a childhood influence, admiring her ability to tell "a story when she sings". Musically, Grande admires India.Arie because her "music makes me feel like everything is going to be okay" and loves Brandy's songs because "her riffs are incredibly on point." Destiny's Child and Beyoncé are also major influences and inspirations in her career. She has also expressed admiration for rappers who impact the music industry without a planned release date, telling Billboard, "My dream has always been to be—obviously not a rapper, but, like, to put out music in the way that a rapper does. I feel like there are certain standards that pop women are held to that men aren't. ... It's just like, 'Bruh, I just want to ... drop [music] the way these boys do." It inspired her to release "Thank U, Next" without any prior announcement, which The Ringer called "more of a Drake move than an Ariana Grande move."
Grande is a light lyric soprano, possessing a four-octave vocal range and a whistle register. With the release of Yours Truly, critics compared Grande to Mariah Carey because of her wide vocal range, sound and musical material. Julianne Escobedo Shepherd of Billboard wrote that both Carey and Grande have "the talent to let their vocals do the talking ... that's not where the similarities end. ... Grande is subverting it with cute, comfortable, and on-trend dresses with a feminine slant." Grande responded to the comparisons, "[I]t's a huge compliment, but when you hear my entire album, you'll see that Mariah's sound is much different than mine." Steven J. Horowitz of Billboard wrote in 2014, "With her sophomore album, the 'Problem' singer no longer resembles [Carey]—and that's okay."
Mark Savage of BBC News commented, "Grande is one of pop's most intriguing and gifted singers. A magnetic performer with unrivalled vocal control". In The New York Times, Jon Pareles wrote that Grande's voice "can be silky, breathy or cutting, swooping through long melismas or jabbing out short R&B phrases; it's always supple and airborne, never forced." Composer and playwright Jason Robert Brown addressed Grande in a 2016 Time magazine article: "[N]o matter how much you are underestimated ... you are going to open your mouth and that unbelievable sound is going to come out. That extraordinary, versatile, limitless instrument that allows you to shut down every objection and every obstacle."
Grande cited Audrey Hepburn as a major style influence in her early years of fame, but began to find emulating Hepburn's style "a little boring" as her career has progressed. She also drew inspiration from actresses of the 1950s and 1960s, such as Ann-Margret, Nancy Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe. Grande's modest look early in her career was described as "age appropriate" in comparison to contemporary artists who grew up in the public eye. Jim Farber of the New York Daily News wrote in 2014 that Grande received less attention "for how little she wears or how graphically she moves than for how she sings." That year, she abandoned her earlier style and began wearing short skirts and crop tops with knee-high boots in live performances and red carpet events. She also began regularly wearing cat and bunny ears. In recent years, she began wearing oversized jackets and hoodies. Grande's style is often imitated by social media influencers and celebrities. After years of dyeing her hair red for the role of Cat Valentine, Grande wore extensions as her hair recovered from the damage. Anne T. Donahue of MTV News noted that her "iconic" high ponytail has received more attention than her fashion choices.
Although Grande drew criticism for alleged impolite interactions with reporters and fans in 2014, she dismissed the reports as "weird, inaccurate depictions". Rolling Stone wrote: "Some may cry 'diva', but it's also Grande just taking a stand to not allow others to control her image." In July 2015, Grande sparked controversy after being seen on surveillance video in a doughnut shop licking doughnuts that were on display and saying "I hate Americans. I hate America. This is disgusting", referring to a tray of doughnuts. She subsequently apologized, saying that she is "EXTREMELY proud to be an American" and that her comments rather referred to obesity in the United States. She later released a video apology for "behaving poorly". The incident was parodied by The Muppets and featured in Miley Cyrus's Saturday Night Live cover of "My Way", about the regrets of the summer of 2015. Grande herself poked fun at the incident while hosting Saturday Night Live in 2016, saying, "A lot of kid stars end up doing drugs, or in jail, or pregnant, or get caught licking a doughnut they didn't pay for." In 2020, she said that she stopped doing interviews for a while out of fear that her words would be misconstrued and she would be labeled a "diva".
Grande has a large following on social media. As of July 2021[update], her YouTube channel has over 50 million subscribers and her music videos have been viewed a total of over 21 billion times; her Spotify profile has amassed over 75 million followers, making her the second most followed artist and most followed female; her Instagram account has over 300 million followers, making her the top ten among most followed individual and third-most followed female; her now deactivated Twitter account had over 80 million followers, making it the seventh most followed account; her Facebook page has over 40 million followers, and her TikTok has 26.3 million followers. In May 2021, Visual Capitalist ranked Grande as the world's top female social media influencer.
Throughout her career, Grande has sold over 85 million records worldwide, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. All of Grande's full-length albums have been certified platinum or higher by the RIAA. Having amassed 98 billion streams thus far, Grande is the most streamed female artist ever; she is also the most streamed female artist on Spotify and Apple Music. Six of Grande's songs have reached one billion streams on the former platform. Grande has won two Grammy Awards, one BRIT Award, nine MTV Video Music Awards, three MTV Europe Music Awards and three American Music Awards. She has received 34 Billboard Music Award nominations and won two in 2019, including Top Female Artist. Grande has won nine Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards, including one in 2014 for Favorite TV Actress for her performance on Sam & Cat, and three People's Choice Awards. In 2014, she received the Breakthrough Artist of the Year Award from the Music Business Association and Best Newcomer at the Bambi Awards. She has won six iHeartRadio Music Awards and twelve Teen Choice Awards. She was named Billboard Women in Music's Rising Star in 2014 and Woman of the Year in 2018. As of 2021, Grande has broken over twenty-five Guinness World Records by achieving "most songs to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot 100" with five songs at the top of the charts. Across albums, singles and features (when physical, downloads and streaming equivalent sales are combined), She is the fifth-highest-certified female digital singles artist, with 63 million total units certified by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Grande is also certified for 20.4 million units in the UK.
Grande has broken numerous Hot 100 records. Grande has a total of sixteen top ten debuts thus far, beginning with her first single "The Way"; the lead single from each of her first five studio albums have debuted in the top ten, making her the only artist to achieve this. In 2020, she became the first act to have her first five number one singles, "Thank U, Next", "7 Rings", "Stuck With U", "Rain on Me", and "Positions" debut at number one; that year, Grande also broke the record for the most number one debuts. Grande would also become the first artist to have three singles debut at number one on a single calendar year. She later broke the record for most simultaneously charting songs on the top 40 of the Hot 100 for a female artist with the release of her fifth studio album, Thank U, Next, when eleven of the twelve tracks charted within the region (later surpassed by Billie Eilish). The three singles from Thank U, Next, "7 Rings", "Break Up with Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored", and "Thank U, Next" charted at numbers one, two, and three respectively on the week of February 23, 2019, making Grande the first solo artist to occupy the top three spots of the Billboard Hot 100 and the first artist to do so since the Beatles in 1964. With her album Thank U, Next, Grande set the record for the largest streaming week for a pop album and for a female artist, with 307 million on-demand audio streams. As of May 2021, Grande has 71 entries on the Hot 100, becoming the fourth female artist with the most Hot 100 entries.
In 2016 and 2019, Grande was named one of Time's 100 most influential people in the world. In 2017, Celia Almeida wrote an article for Miami New Times and believes that of all the biggest pop stars of the past 20 years, Grande has made the most convincing transition "from ingénue to independent female artist." In 2020, Bloomberg named Grande the "first pop diva of the streaming generation". Grande was also placed on Pitchfork's list of "The 200 Most Important Artists of Pitchfork's First 25 Years", stating, "after a period of horrific tragedy, Grande retreated and reset, eventually emerging with music that pushed her artistry further as it asserted a magical trifecta of hope, joy, and a powerhouse voice". "Thank U, Next" was included in Rolling Stone's 2021 revision of their 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. In 2021, Grande ranked 78th on Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Artists.
Philanthropy and activism
At age ten, Grande co-founded the South Florida youth singing group Kids Who Care, which performed at charitable fund-raisers and raised over $500,000 in 2007 alone. In 2009, as a member of the charitable organization Broadway in South Africa, she and her brother Frankie performed and taught music and dance to children in Gugulethu, South Africa.
She was featured with Bridgit Mendler and Kat Graham in Seventeen magazine in a 2013 public campaign to end online bullying called "Delete Digital Drama". After watching the film Blackfish that year, she urged fans to stop supporting SeaWorld. In September 2014, Grande participated at the charitable Stand Up to Cancer television program, performing her song "My Everything" in memory of her grandfather, who had died of cancer that July. Grande has adopted several rescue dogs as pets and has promoted pet adoption at her concerts. In 2016, she launched a line of lip shades, "Ariana Grande's MAC Viva Glam", with MAC Cosmetics, the profits of which benefited people affected by HIV and AIDS.
In 2015, Grande and Miley Cyrus performed a cover of Crowded House's "Don't Dream It's Over" as part of Cyrus' "Backyard Sessions" to benefit her Happy Hippie Foundation, which helps homeless and LGBT youths. Later that year, Grande headlined the Dance On the Pier event, part of the LGBT Pride Week in New York City. As a feminist, Grande wrote a well-received, "empowering" essay on Twitter decrying the double standard and misogyny in the focus of the press on female musicians' relationships and sex lives instead of "their value as an individual". She noted that she has "more to talk about" concerning her music and accomplishments rather than her romantic relationships. In 2016, E! writer Kendall Fisher called her "a feminist hero". That year, Grande joined Madonna to raise funds for orphaned children in Malawi; she and Victoria Monét recorded "Better Days" in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. To aid the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing in 2017, Grande organized the One Love Manchester concert and re-released "One Last Time" and her live performance of "Over the Rainbow" at the event as charity singles. The total amount raised was reportedly $23 million (more than £17 million), and she received praise for her "grace and strength" in leading the benefit concert. Madeline Roth of MTV wrote that the performance "bolstered courage among an audience that desperately needed it. ... Returning to the stage was a true act of bravery and resilience". In 2017, New York magazine's Vulture section ranked the event as the No. 1 concert of the year, and Billboard's Mitchell Harrison called Grande a "gay icon" for her LGBT-friendly lyrics and performances and "support for the LGBTQ community".
In September 2017, Grande performed in A Concert for Charlottesville which benefitted the victims of the August 2017 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. In March 2018, she participated in March for Our Lives to support gun control reform. Grande donated the proceeds from the first show in Atlanta on her Sweetener World Tour to Planned Parenthood in a response to the passage of a number of anti-abortion laws in several states including Georgia. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Grande donated between $500 and $1,000 each to a number of fans as financial support. Grande also supported a COVID-19 fund named Project 100, which aimed to provide $1,000 digital payments to 100,000 families who have been greatly impacted by the pandemic. In May 2020, Grande announced that all net proceeds from her collaboration with singer Justin Bieber, "Stuck With U", would be donated to the First Responders Children's Foundation to fund grants and scholarships for children of frontline workers who are working during the global pandemic. That month, Grande joined a Los Angeles protest against the murder of George Floyd, demanding justice and asking fans to sign petitions condemning the act of police brutality. She highlighted white privilege and called for more activism outside social media. In December 2020, Grande, and Scott and Brian Nicholson, her choreographers and friends, launched "Orange Twins Rescue", an animal rescue center based in Los Angeles. In the same month, Grande surprised kids, who spend the holiday at children's hospitals in L.A. and the UK, with gifts from wish lists at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital and the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital.
In June 2021, Grande, along with a dozen other celebrities signed an open letter to Congress to pass the Equality Act highlighting the Act would protect "marginalized communities". In the same month, Grande partnered with the online portal BetterHelp, and gave away $2 million worth of therapy to fans. On International Transgender Day of Visibility, she launched a fund for transgender youth, pledging to match every donation up until $1.5 million. In May 2022, Grande was among 160 artists and influencers, who signed a ‘Bans Off Our Bodies’ full-page advertisement in the New York Times, in support of abortion rights in the US.
Products and endorsements
In October 2014, Grande joined the bottled water brand WAT-AAH! as an equity holder and partner. In November 2015, she released a limited edition handbag in collaboration with Coach. In January 2016, she launched a makeup collection with MAC Cosmetics, donating 100% of proceeds to the MAC AIDS Fund. In February 2016, Grande launched a fashion line with Lipsy London. Later that year, she teamed up with Brookstone, using the concept art of artist Wenqing Yan, to design cat ear headphones. In 2017, Grande collaborated with Square Enix to create a character based on herself for the mobile game Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. Grande was a limited time unlockable character as part of the Dangerous Woman Tour event, which also included an orchestral remix of Grande's song "Touch It"; the character, Dangerous Ariana, is a magical support character who uses music-based attacks. In September 2017, she became a brand ambassador for Reebok. In August 2018, she partnered with American Express for The Sweetener Sessions, a partnership which continued through the Sweetener World Tour in 2019, alongside T-Mobile. In March 2019, she partnered with Starbucks for the launch of the Cloud Macchiato beverage. In May 2019, Grande was announced as the face of Givenchy's Fall-Winter campaign. The campaign began in July and generated $25.13 million in media impact value. Beats, Samsung, Fiat, Reebok, and Guess products have been featured in Grande's music videos. She has appeared in commercials for Macy's, T-Mobile, and Apple, as well as for her own fragrances.
Grande has released eleven fragrances with Luxe Brands. She launched her debut fragrance, Ari by Ariana Grande, in 2015. In the wake of its success, she launched her third fragrance, Sweet Like Candy, in 2016. Her fifth fragrance, Moonlight, was released in 2017; her latest fragrances, Cloud (2018), Thank U, Next (2019), R.E.M. (2020), and God Is A Woman (2021). The collection also included the limited editions Frankie (2016), Sweet Like Candy Limited Edition (2017), Thank U, Next 2.0, and Cloud Intense (both 2021). The fragrances won the Fragrance Foundation Award multiple times, most recently with R.E.M. in 2021. In 2022, it was reported, that Cloud is the best selling fragrance at Ulta, selling one bottle every eleven minutes.  Since its launch in 2015, the franchise has made $750 million in retail sales globally. In November 2021, Grande launched her makeup line, "R.E.M. Beauty", which is distributed at Ulta Beauty as of March 2022.
Health and personal beliefs
Grande has said she struggled with hypoglycemia, which she attributed to poor dietary habits. She also suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety after the Manchester Arena bombing; she nearly pulled out of her performance in the 2018 broadcast A Very Wicked Halloween due to anxiety. Grande has also said she has been in therapy for over a decade, having first seen a mental health professional shortly after her parents' divorce.
Grande was raised Roman Catholic, but left the church during the pontificate of Benedict XVI, opposing its stance on homosexuality and noting that her half-brother Frankie is gay. She and Frankie have followed the teachings of Kabbalah, a branch of Jewish mysticism, since she was 12. She said that they believe "the basis lies in the idea that if you're kind to others, good things will happen to you". Several of her songs, such as "Break Your Heart Right Back", are supportive of LGBT rights. She has also been labeled "an advocate for a sex-positive attitude".
Grande met actor Graham Phillips in the cast of the Broadway musical 13 in 2008 and dated him until 2011. She dated English singer Nathan Sykes between August and December 2013, and then dated rapper Big Sean from October 2014 to April 2015.
After recording "The Way" with Mac Miller in 2012, the two began dating in 2016. They collaborated on the single "My Favorite Part", released in September 2016 on Miller's album The Divine Feminine (2016). Their relationship ended by May 2018. That September, Miller died from an accidental drug overdose; Grande expressed grief over his death on social media and called him her "dearest friend".
Grande began dating real estate agent Dalton Gomez in January 2020. Their relationship, while mostly private, was made public in the music video of her and Justin Bieber's charity single "Stuck With U". Grande announced their engagement on December 20, 2020, after 11 months of dating. On May 15, 2021, they married in a private ceremony at her home in Montecito, California, where she wore a custom Vera Wang dress. Her wedding pictures became the most-liked Instagram post by a celebrity, with over 25 million likes.
- Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
- Underdogs (2016)
- Zoolander 2 (2016)
- Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special (2020)
- Ariana Grande: Excuse Me, I Love You (2020)
- Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry (2021)
- Don't Look Up (2021)
|2012||A Snow White Christmas||Snow White||Pasadena Playhouse|
- Yours Truly (2013)
- My Everything (2014)
- Dangerous Woman (2016)
- Sweetener (2018)
- Thank U, Next (2019)
- Positions (2020)
- The Listening Sessions (2013)
- The Honeymoon Tour (2015)
- Dangerous Woman Tour (2017)
- Sweetener World Tour (2019)
- The Sweetener Sessions (2018)
- List of American Grammy Award winners and nominees
- List of artists who have achieved simultaneous UK and US number-one hits
- List of artists who reached number one in the United States
- List of Billboard Social 50 number-one artists
- List of highest-certified music artists in the United States
- Honorific nicknames in popular music
- UK Singles Chart records and statistics
- List of most-streamed songs on Spotify
- Kylie Jenner surpassed Grande in 2021.
- "11 Celeb Names You're Totally Pronouncing Wrong". Seventeen. July 31, 2017. Retrieved November 19, 2017.
- Ryce, Andre. "Ariana Grande Yours Truly". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
- "How Ariana Grande Went From Nickelodeon Star to Pop Icon". Yahoo. October 27, 2021. Retrieved October 31, 2021.
- "Ariana Grande shatters her 20th Guinness World Records title following success of hit single "Positions"". Guinness World Records. February 2, 2021. Retrieved October 19, 2021.
- "9 questions you're too embarrassed to ask about Ariana Grande". Vox. July 8, 2015. Retrieved February 28, 2022.
- "15 Inspirational Quotes by Pop Star Ariana Grande". Epic Media Labs. May 29, 2021. Retrieved October 6, 2021.
- "Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo To Star In 'Wicked' Musical For Universal". November 5, 2021. Retrieved November 25, 2021.
- "HYBE, Formerly Big Hit, Merges With Scooter Braun's Ithaca Holdings, Bringing Together BTS, Justin Bieber, Big Machine (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. April 2, 2021. Retrieved April 2, 2021.
- "Ariana Grande Tops List of Most Streamed Female Artists on Apple Music (Exclusive)". TheWrap. March 8, 2019. Retrieved November 28, 2020.
- Weiner, Natalie. "BILLBOARD THE GREATEST POP STAR BY YEAR 1981-2019". Billboard. Retrieved November 20, 2020.
- "Decade-End Charts Top Artists 2010s". Billboard. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
- "The Weeknd's 'Blinding Lights' Is the New No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 Song of All Time". Billboard. November 23, 2021. Retrieved November 25, 2021.
- "Ariana Grande Officially Becomes Most Followed Woman on Instagram". Forbes. Retrieved February 2, 2022.
- Collar, Matt. "Ariana Grande Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved May 22, 2010.
- Sheets, Connor Adams (October 6, 2013). "Who Is Ariana? All About Ariana Grande, Leader of the Arianators". International Business Times. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
- Connor, Katie (July 11, 2018). "Ariana Grande Is Here to Save Us". Elle.; McLean, Craig (October 17, 2014). "Ariana Grande: 'If you want to call me a diva I'll say: cool'". The Daily Telegraph.; and Mauney, Matt (June 24, 2014). "Ariana Grande celebrates 21st birthday at Disney World". Orlando Sentinel.; La Pluma, Joe. "Ariana Grande: "Shadow of a Doubt"". Complex.; "About Hose-McCann Communications". Hose-McCann Communications.
- Farber, Jim (August 14, 2014). "Ariana Grande owes her stardom to singing, not sex appeal". Daily News. New York City. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
- Goodman, Lizzy (August 15, 2014). "Billboard Cover: Ariana Grande on Fame, Freddy Krueger and Her Freaky Past". Billboard. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- Savage, Mark (May 23, 2017). "Ariana Grande: The diva with a heart". BBC. Retrieved October 25, 2017.
- Grande, Ariana [@ArianaGrande] (February 22, 2011). "I am Italian American, half Sicilian and half Abruzzese xx RT @_mylifestory @ArianaGrande What is your nationality? :)" (Tweet). Archived from the original on December 3, 2018. Retrieved November 29, 2018 – via Twitter.
- Musto, Michael (November 12, 2014). "Frankie Grande, Ariana Grande's Half Brother, Stars in Rock of Ages". The New York Times.
- Gonzales, Erica (December 14, 2016). "Ariana Grande Had the Perfect Response When Her Brother Came Out". Harpers Bazaar.
- Maldonado, Jennifer (April 25, 2016). "Ariana Grande Holds Hands With Her Favorite Person on Snapchat". M Magazine.; Kimble, Lindsay (November 23, 2015). "Ariana Grande Had the Cutest Date at the AMAs: Her Grandma!". People.; and McRady, Rachel (October 13, 2017). "Ariana Grande Celebrates Her Nonna's 92nd Birthday in Sweet Post With Her New Grey Hair: Pic!". Entertainment Tonight.
- Lambiet, Jose. "Boca kid gets a puck and ice," South Florida SunSentinel (Deerfield Beach, FL), Saturday, October 10, 1998. Retrieved October 28, 2021
- Alanez, Tonya. "Before she was a superstar, Ariana Grande was a Florida Panthers superfan," South Florida SunSentinel (Deerfield Beach, FL), Monday, February 11, 2019. Retrieved October 28, 2021
- Ariana Grande at 8 years old singing National Anthem – YouTube (via Ariana Grande Official Artist Channel). Retrieved October 28, 2021
- Geggis, Anne (August 31, 2012). "America's Tweetheart: Boca-born singer/actress big on Twitter". Sun-Sentinel. Florida. Archived from the original on August 6, 2018. Retrieved September 13, 2014.
- Nostro, Lauren. "Who Is Ariana Grande? – Growing Up and Starting to Sing". Complex.
- "About Ariana Grande". MTV. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
- Wilson, Olivia (December 9, 2014). "16 Celebrities You Didn't Know Went to Boarding or Prep School". Teen. Archived from the original on August 15, 2017. Retrieved May 31, 2016.
- Sahagian, Jacqueline (September 9, 2014). "8 Things You Might Not Know About Ariana Grande". Entertainment Cheat Sheet. Retrieved September 15, 2014.
- Brantley, Ben (October 6, 2008). "Stranger in Strange Land: The Acne Years". The New York Times. Retrieved September 11, 2014.
- "Ariana Grande". Time for Kids. December 5, 2013. Archived from the original on December 18, 2013. Retrieved September 7, 2014.
- "Ariana Grande: From Boca to Broadway". Girl2watch.com. May 4, 2010. Archived from the original on August 22, 2010. Retrieved June 23, 2010.
- "About". Ariana Grande official website. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2012.
- Brown, Lauren (April 21, 2010). "Elizabeth Gillies from Victorious Interview". Seventeen. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Mueller, Marissa G. (June 7, 2019). "Ariana Grande Wore Her Hair Down Again, and Fans Still Can't Handle It". Allure.
Since people give me such a hard time about my hair I thought I'd take the time to explain the whole situation to everybody," she wrote on Facebook. "I had to bleach my hair and dye it red every other week for the first 4 years of playing Cat... as one would assume, that completely destroyed my hair.
- Wyatt, Edward (March 25, 2010). "First the Tween Heart, Now the Soul". The New York Times. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Seidman, Robert (March 29, 2010). "Nickelodeon Scores 2nd Biggest "Kids' Choice Awards"; "Victorious" Bows to 5.7 Million". TVByTheNumbers.com. Archived from the original on July 11, 2015. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- Greene, Andy (May 22, 2014). "How Ariana Grande and Max Martin Made 'Problem' the Song of the Summer". Rolling Stone. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
- Unterberger, Andrew (August 22, 2014). "A Critical Evaluation of Ariana Grande's Acting". Billboard. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- Hyman, Dan (August 22, 2013). "Life Is Grande: Ariana Grande On Her Debut Album and the Thrill of Hearing Herself on the Radio". Elle. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Laracy, Noah (May 6, 2010). "Ariana Grande: A Back Stage Exclusive". Backstage. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
- Seidman, Robert (April 5, 2011). "Cable Top 25: 'Kids' Choice Awards,' 'Pawn Stars,' 'WWE RAW' and 'Victorious' Top Weekly Cable Viewing". TV by the Numbers. Archived from the original on April 8, 2011. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- "Universal Republic Records Announces the Signing of Ariana Grande". Reuters. August 11, 2011. Archived from the original on October 26, 2014. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
- Dinh, James (June 28, 2011). "Greyson Chance Gets Revenge In 'Unfriend You' Video". MTV. Retrieved July 10, 2015.
- Spanos, Brittany (May 20, 2016). "Ariana Grande: 7 Forgotten Screen Cameos". Rolling Stone.
- Nickelodeon (June 9, 2011). "Global hit animated series 'Winx Club' comes to Nickelodeon, starting Monday, June 27, at 8pm" (Press release). Retrieved August 13, 2016 – via The Futon Critic.
- "Artist Biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine". AllMusic. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
- "Put Your Hearts Up – RIAA's Gold & Platinum Program searchable database". RIAA. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
- Phares, Heather (June 5, 2012). "Victorious 2.0: More Music from the Hit TV Show". AllMusic. Retrieved August 31, 2014.
- "Victoria Justice & Ariana Grande: "L.A. Boyz"". Nick.com. Archived from the original on October 16, 2014. Retrieved August 31, 2014.
- "Popular Song – Single Premiere". Archived from the original on January 26, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
- "'Victorious': Nickelodeon Cancels Victoria Justice Series After 3 Seasons". The Huffington Post. August 11, 2012. Retrieved September 14, 2014.
- "Ariana Grande, Charlene Tilton and Neil Patrick Harris Headline A Snow White Christmas at Pasadena Playhouse, 12/13-23 – BroadwayWorld.com". Pasadenaplayhouse.org. September 7, 2012. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved December 3, 2012.
- Marechal, AJ (October 3, 2012). "Nick stars set to 'Swindle'". Variety. Retrieved February 27, 2013.
- Snierson, Dan (August 2, 2012). "Nickelodeon greenlights spin-off pilots for 'iCarly,' 'Victorious' from creator Dan Schneider – EXCLUSIVE". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- "Nickelodeon greenlights an 'iCarly' spinoff and other new shows". Los Angeles Times. August 3, 2012. Retrieved August 12, 2012.
- Nordyke, Kimberly (November 29, 2012). "Nickelodeon Greenlights Spinoff of 'iCarly,' 'Victorious'". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 29, 2012.
- "Nickelodeon's 'Sam & Cat' Doubles Season 1 Order". Hollywoodreporter.com. July 11, 2013. Retrieved July 14, 2013.
- Monde, Chiderah (July 14, 2014). "Ariana Grande, Jennette McCurdy show Sam & Cat canceled after one season". New York Daily News. Retrieved April 29, 2015.
- Heller, Corinne (July 13, 2014). "Sam & Cat Canceled: Nickelodeon Show Starred Ariana Grande & Jennette McCurdy". E!. Retrieved August 31, 2014.
- "Ariana Grande Finishes Recording First Album". Fanlala. Archived from the original on July 2, 2013. Retrieved June 24, 2013.
- Caulfield, Keith (September 11, 2013). "Ariana Grande Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved September 11, 2013.
- "Ariana Grande, Tamar Braxton Score Top Debuts". Rap-Up. September 11, 2014. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
- "WEEK COMMENCING 9 SEPTEMBER, 2013". ARIA. Archived from the original on September 21, 2013.
- Lane, Daniel. "The 1975 score debut Number 1 album". Official Charts Company. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
- "GFK Chart-Track – Irish Album Chart 5 September 2013". www.chart-track.co.uk. Archived from the original on December 14, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2016.
- "Yours Truly". Dutch Charts.
- "Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Top Hot 100; Imagine Dragons, Ariana Grande Hit Top 10". Billboard. February 16, 2008. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
- "The song, featuring T.I. and Pharrell, zips 6–1 to become Thicke's first Hot 100 No. 1. Plus, Ariana Grande returns to the top 10 at a new peak and Miley Cyrus debuts at No. 11". Billboard. June 12, 2013. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
- Corner, Lewis (December 13, 2013). "Ariana Grande faces lawsuit over allegedly copying song lyrics". Digital Spy. Retrieved August 31, 2014.
- Thompson, Avery (July 15, 2013). "Ariana Grande: 'Baby I' – Singer Reveals Name of New Single". Hollywood Life. Archived from the original on June 29, 2019. Retrieved August 11, 2013.
- Lipshutz, Jason (October 30, 2013). "Ariana Grande, Big Sean Masquerade in 'Right There' Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- Lipshutz, Jason (July 31, 2013). "Ariana Grande Unveils 'Yours Truly' Artwork, Confirms Release Date". Billboard. Retrieved July 31, 2013.
- Hasaka, Amanda (June 20, 2013). "Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Tour Coming Back to the US With Ariana Grande and More as Opening Acts!". Teen.com. Archived from the original on August 15, 2017. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Vena, Jocelyn (July 29, 2013). "Ariana Grande 'Working Out A Lot' Before Justin Bieber Tour". MTV. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- "21 Under 21: Music's Hottest Minors 2013". Billboard. September 25, 2013. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- "AMAs 2013: See the complete winners list". ew.com. November 25, 2013. Retrieved November 25, 2013.
- Gallo, Phil (November 26, 2013). "Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift Lead AMAs to Record Twitter Traffic (Exclusive)". Billboard. Retrieved December 15, 2013.
- "Ariana Grande to release new music in the lead-up to Christmas". Digital Spy. November 6, 2013. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Trakin, Roy (April 14, 2014). "Ariana Grande to be Awarded 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year' by Music Business Association". Billboard. Retrieved August 30, 2014.
- Fox, Sarah (January 13, 2014). "Ariana Grande Back To Work In The Studio, Recording Second Album". The Slanted. Archived from the original on June 29, 2019. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- Menyes, Carolyn (January 13, 2014). "Ariana Grande Twitter announces she's working on second album in studio". Music Times. Retrieved January 14, 2014.
- "Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande Set for First Lady's 'Women of Soul' Concert". Billboard. March 4, 2014. Retrieved March 5, 2014.
- Adejobi, Alicia (March 7, 2014). "R-E-S-P-E-C-T! Ariana Grande Star-Struck After Meeting Aretha Franklin At White House". Entertainmentwise. Archived from the original on March 8, 2014. Retrieved March 7, 2014.
- Singh, Sonalee (April 22, 2014). "Ariana Grande Sexy Legs on Display at Easter Egg Roll Event: Gushes About Jim Carrey". International Business Times. Archived from the original on April 24, 2014. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
- Caulfield, Keith (September 2, 2014). "Ariana Grande Nabs Second No. 1 Album In Less Than a Year". Billboard. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
- Bobb, Maurice (April 17, 2014). "Ariana Grande Teams With Iggy Azalea for 'Problems': See The Cover Art". MTV News. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
- Pambid, Diadem. "Ariana Grande's New Single 'Problem' Allegedly About Ex-boyfriend, Jai Brooks?". International Business Times AU. Archived from the original on April 17, 2014. Retrieved April 17, 2014.
- Lane, Daniel (June 7, 2014). "Ariana Grande earns a place in Official Chart history with Problem". OfficialCharts.com. Official Charts Company. Retrieved July 7, 2014.
- Lipshutz, Jason (June 23, 2014). "Ariana Grande's 'Break Free': Zedd Discusses The 'Problem' Follow-Up". Billboard. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- Trust, Gary (August 20, 2014). "Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea Triple Up In Hot 100's Top 10, MAGIC! Still No. 1". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
- Ehrlich, Brenna (August 24, 2014). "Ponytail Princess Ariana Grande Wins Best Pop Video VMA". MTV. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
- Lipshutz, Jason (July 1, 2014). "Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj Combine For 'Bang Bang' Single". Billboard. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
- Reed, Ryan (September 10, 2014). "Ariana Grande, Chris Pratt Set for 'Saturday Night Live' Premiere". Rolling Stone. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
- Trust, Gary (October 17, 2014). "Hot 100 Chart Moves: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, Fergie Debut". Billboard.
- Williams, Brillion (January 22, 2015). "Ariana Grande to Be Headlining NBA All-Star Show". Billboard. Archived from the original on February 10, 2015. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
- "Major Lazer "All My Love" (featuring Ariana Grande) [Single Premiere]". November 13, 2014. Archived from the original on November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014.
- White, Caitlin (November 24, 2014). "Ariana Grande's 'Santa Tell Me' Is Officially Here, and It Sounds Like Christmas Came Early!". MTV.
- "Ariana Grande – Chart History: The Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
- Perdani, Yuliasri (June 16, 2015). "Ariana Grande to debut in Jakarta soon". The Jakarta Post.
- McDermott, Maeve; Ryan, Patrick (December 22, 2015). "The 50 best songs of 2015". USA Today.
- "Ariana Grande Signs with Universal Music Publishing Group". Billboard. June 1, 2015. and Stassen, Murray (June 2, 2015). "Ariana Grande signs worldwide publishing deal with UMPG". Music Week.
- Wagmeister, Elizabeth (July 30, 2015). "Fox Pulls Ryan Seacrest's Knock Knock Live After Two Episodes". Variety.
- Holloway, Daniel (July 14, 2015). "Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande to Appear on Ryan Seacrest's Knock Knock Live". TheWrap.com. Retrieved October 30, 2016.
- "Five Things to Know About Ariana Grande Before Her NYC Pride Performance". Queerty.com. June 14, 2015.
- Stack, Tim (April 24, 2015). "First Look: Ariana Grande on the set of Scream Queens". Entertainment Weekly.; and Schultz, Cody (May 20, 2015). "Fox Debuts Full-Length 'Scream Queens' Trailer". HiddenRemote.com.
- Mallenbaum, Carly (October 14, 2015). "Ariana Grande has Italian duet with Andrea Bocelli. Of course it's good". USA Today.
- Glein, Kelsey (October 30, 2015). "Gwen Stefani, Ariana Grande, and More Reimagine Your Favorite Disney Songs on New Album". InStyle.
- Spanos, Brittany (December 17, 2015). "Hear Ariana Grande's Surprise-Released EP 'Christmas & Chill'". Rolling Stone.
- Fishe, Kendall (February 23, 2016). "Ariana Grande Just Changed the Title of Her Upcoming Album and Revealed a Partial Track List". E! Online.
- Roth, Madeline (May 30, 2015). "Ariana Grande Revealed Her New Album Title – And It's Literally Out of This World". MTV. Archived from the original on May 30, 2015. Retrieved May 30, 2015.
- Trust, Gary (November 9, 2015). "Adele's 'Hello' Tops Hot 100 for Second Week; Ariana Grande, Meghan Trainor Hit Top 10". Billboard.
- Thompson, Heather (November 23, 2015). "Ariana Grande Teams With Who is Fancy For 'Boys Like You' Song". M Magazine. Archived from the original on November 16, 2015. Retrieved November 23, 2015.
- Mallenbaum, Carly (January 16, 2016). "Hear Ariana Grande Join Ex-Boyfriend Nathan Sykes on 'Over and Over Again'". Rolling Stone.
- "Susan Sarandon on Death Row Stories, Ariana Grande, and Doing TV for the First Time". Vulture.; and Rankin, Seija (February 11, 2016). "The Best Celebrity Cameos in Zoolander 2, Ranked: How Does Justin Bieber Stack Up". E! Online.
- Nolfi, Joey (March 10, 2016). "Hear Ariana Grande's sultry new single 'Dangerous Woman'". Entertainment Weekly.; Geffen, Sasha (March 11, 2016). "Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' Is Here and It Deserves Its Own Spy Movie". MTV.
- "iTunes – Music – Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande". iTunes Store (US). Retrieved March 10, 2016.
- Trust, Gary (March 21, 2016). "Rihanna Rules Hot 100 for Fifth Week, Ariana Grande Debuts at No. 10". Billboard.
- Hilliday, B. S (March 13, 2016). "Ariana Grande Crushes 'Dangerous Woman' & 'Be Alright' Performances On SNL". Hollywood Life. Archived from the original on March 19, 2019. Retrieved March 13, 2016.
- Trust, Gary (March 31, 2016). "Hot 100 Chart Moves: Iggy Azalea & Ariana Grande Debut". Billboard.
- "Ariana Grande Incredibly Imitates Whitney, Celine, Britney and More". March 14, 2016.
- D'Addario, Daniel. "Ariana Grande's Saturday Night Live Performance Was a Triumph".
- Iasimone, Ashley (March 13, 2016). "Watch All of Ariana Grande's Celebrity Impressions". Billboard.
- Labrecque, Jeff (May 27, 2016). "Saturday Night Live 2016: And the best host of the season is...?"". Entertainment Weekly.
- "Ariana Grande chart history". Billboard. Retrieved July 21, 2016.
- Lanquist, Lindsey (May 25, 2016). "Watch Christina Aguilera and Ariana Grande Stun in This 'Dangerous Woman' Duet". Self.
- Swaroop, Ananya (April 1, 2021). "Ariana Grande Is the Highest-Paid Coach in 'Voice' History—Here's Her Salary & Net Worth". Yahoo!. Retrieved January 19, 2022.
- Grobar, Matt (May 14, 2022). "Blake Shelton, John Legend, Gwen Stefani Back As Coaches For 'The Voice' Season 22; Kelly Clarkson's Return Up In The Air". Deadline. Retrieved May 15, 2022.
- Caulfield, Keith (May 29, 2016). "Drake's Views Still No. 1 on Billboard 200, Ariana Grande and Blake Shelton Debut at Nos. 2 & 3". Billboard.
- "週間 CDアルバムランキング: 2016年05月16日～2016年05月22". Oricon. Archived from the original on May 25, 2016.
- "Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman". australian-charts.com. Retrieved May 29, 2016.; "Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman". dutchcharts.nl. Retrieved May 28, 2016.; "Top 100 Artist Album, Week Ending 26 May 2016". Irish Music Charts Archive. Archived from the original on November 16, 2018. Retrieved May 29, 2016.; "Album – Classifica settimanale WK 21" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved May 28, 2016.; "New Zealand Top 40 Albums Chart". Recorded Music New Zealand. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved May 29, 2016.
- White, Jack (May 27, 2016). "Ariana Grande scores first Number 1 album with Dangerous Woman". Official Charts Company.
- "Ariana Grande – 'Greedy' (Live at the Summertime Ball 2016)". Capital FM. June 2, 2016.
- "The Hot 100: The Week of December 3, 2016". Billboard. November 23, 2016.
- "Here Is the Complete List of Nominees for the 2017 Grammys". Billboard. December 6, 2016.
- Hafford, Michael (August 4, 2016). "Watch Ariana Grande's Powerhouse Whitney Houston Tribute". Refinery29.com.
- "Billboard Hot 100 Fest 2016: Ariana Grande, Fetty Wap, Rae Sremmurd & More Memorable Moments". Hollywood Reporter. August 21, 2016.
- Matyszczyk, Chris (October 10, 2016). "T-Mobile mocks Verizon by getting Ariana Grande thrown out of car". CNet.com.
- Saraiya, Sonia (December 7, 2016). "TV Review: Hairspray Live!". Variety.
- Weiss, Shari (December 13, 2016). "Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder The Voice Finale Video: Watch 'Faith' Performance!". GossipCop.com. Archived from the original on August 15, 2017. Retrieved December 14, 2016.
- "Golden Globes 2017: The Complete List of Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. December 12, 2016. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
- Duboff, Josh (December 10, 2016). "Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande Hit Their Marks at 2016's Jingle Ball". Vanity Fair. New York City.; Johnston, Maura (December 12, 2016). "Heartthrob Shawn Mendes, honey-voiced Ariana Grande highlight dizzying Jingle Ball concert". Boston Globe. Boston.; Stewart, Laura Milbrath (December 14, 2016). "Weekend picks: 'Jingle Ball' rock with Ellie Goulding, Ariana Grande at Allstate". Daily Herald. Chicago.
- Stutz, Colin (January 11, 2017). "Ariana Grande and John Legend to Record "Beauty and the Beast" Duet for Disney Film". The Hollywood Reporter.
- Kelemen, Matt (January 27, 2017). "Ariana Grande Is a Dangerous Talent". Las Vegas.
- Kelemen, Matt (April 28, 2017). "Ariana Grande & Cashmere Cat Have Teamed Up for a Third Time: Listen to 'Quit". Billboard.
- "Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert Draws Biggest U.K. TV Audience of 2017". The Hollywood Reporter. June 5, 2017. Retrieved June 5, 2017.
- Harrison, Lily (May 24, 2017). "Ariana Grande Suspends Remainder of Dangerous Woman Tour After Deadly Manchester Arena Explosion". Eonline.com.
- Blistein, Jon (August 15, 2017). "Families of Ariana Grande Concert Attack Victims to Receive $324,000". Rolling Stone.
- Smirke, Richard (June 4, 2017). "Bravery, Resilience Shine as Ariana Grande Leads All-Star Benefit Concert for Victims of Manchester Bombing". Billboard.
- Macguire, Eoghan (July 12, 2017). "Manchester Names Ariana Grande Honorary Citizen". NBC News.
- Lynch, Jess (June 7, 2017). "Ariana Grande proves she's an unstoppable force as she resumes her world tour". Cosmopolitan. Archived from the original on June 8, 2017. Retrieved June 8, 2017.; and Gonzalez, Sandra (June 7, 2017). "Ariana Grande honors 'angels' as tour resumes". CNN.; and Billboard (September 1, 2017). "Ariana Grande Wraps Up First Tour of Mainland China". Billboard.
- Lakshmin, Deepa (September 21, 2017). "Ariana Grande Wrote A Beautiful Goodbye Note To Her Dangerous Woman Tour". MTV.
- Fierberg, Ruthie (August 22, 2017). "Ariana Grande and Seth MacFarlane Sing Little Shop's 'Suddenly Seymour' on Carpool Karaoke". People.
- McNeilage, Ross (December 2, 2017). "Ariana Grande Is Billboard's Female Artist of the Year". MTV.
- Tanzer, Myles (May 30, 2018). "Ariana Grande". The Fader.
- Reed, Ryan (April 20, 2018). "Hear Ariana Grande's Uplifting New Song 'No Tears Left to Cry'". Rolling Stone.
- Trust, Gary (April 30, 2018). "Drake Leads Billboard Hot 100, Ariana Grande Arrives at No. 3 & J. Cole Collects Record Three Debuts in Top 10". Billboard.
- Nelson, Jeff (June 20, 2018). "Ariana Grande Drops 'The Light Is Coming' Video, Frolics in the Woods with Nicki Minaj". People.
- Kiefer, Halle (June 14, 2018). "Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Just Released Their New Single, "Bed"". teenVogue. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
- Kiefer, Halle (July 13, 2018). "Listen to Ariana Grande's New Song 'God is a woman'". Vulture. Retrieved July 13, 2018.
- Whittum, Connor (July 13, 2018). "Ariana Grande's Epic 'God Is a Woman' Video, Decoded". Billboard.
- Zellner, Xander (August 27, 2018). "Ariana Grande Earns 10th Top 10 Hit, Lands 10 Songs on Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved August 27, 2018.
- Blistein, Jon (June 20, 2018). "Hear Ariana Grande Tap Nicki Minaj for Snappy 'The Light Is Coming'". Rolling Stone.; "Ariana Grande Switches on 'The Light Is Coming' Featuring Nicki Minaj: Stream It Here". Billboard. June 20, 2018.
- Kreps, Daniel (August 26, 2018). "On the Charts: Ariana Grande's Sweetener Opens at Number One". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 26, 2018.
- "Reviews for Sweetener by Ariana Grande". Metacritic. Retrieved August 28, 2018.
- Zellner, Xander (August 27, 2018). "Ariana Grande Earns 10th Top 10 Hit, Lands 10 Songs on Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved August 29, 2018.
- Legaspi, Althea (August 8, 2018). "Ariana Grande Details Intimate Sweetener Sessions Concerts". Rolling Stone.
- Lenker, Maureen Lee (October 29, 2018). "The 5 best moments in A Very Wicked Halloween". Entertainment Weekly.
- Blair, Olivia (October 29, 2018). "Ariana Grande has a one hour special airing on the BBC this week and it's a dream". Cosmopolitan.com.
- Sporn, Natasha (November 1, 2018). "Ariana Grande at the BBC: Why Davina McCall's chat with star is a must watch". Evening Standard.
- Stiernberg, Bonnie (November 3, 2018). "Ariana Grande Teases New Album 'Thank U, Next'". Billboard. Retrieved November 3, 2018.
- Heller, Corinne (November 3, 2018). "Ariana Grande Teases Thank U, Next Album and Song After Pete Davidson Split". E! News Australia. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- "thank u, next – Single by Ariana Grande". iTunes. November 3, 2018. Retrieved November 4, 2018.
- "Ariana Grande Achieves First Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 as 'Thank U, Next' Debuts on Top". Billboard. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
- "Chart History Ariana Grande". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2020.
- "Gold & Platinum – Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next". RIAA. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
- "Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Has the Biggest Music Video Debut in YouTube History". Billboard.
- "Grande's 'thank u, next' bests Adele to fastest 100 million views". Reuters. December 4, 2018. Retrieved December 4, 2018.
- "Ariana Grande breaks 100m Spotify streams record with "thank u, next"". Fader.
- Jarvey, Natalie (November 28, 2018). "Ariana Grande Docuseries to Stream on YouTube". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
- "Spotify Announces 2018 'Wrapped' Most Streamed Stats: Drake & Ariana Grande Top the List". Billboard. December 4, 2022. Retrieved January 5, 2022.
- "Coachella 2019: Full Lineup Announced". Pitchfork. January 2, 2019. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande Is Making History at Coachella This Year". Elle. January 3, 2019. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- "Childish Gambino, Ariana Grande, Tame Impala To Headline Coachella 2019". TicketNews. January 3, 2019. Retrieved January 3, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande Reportedly Raked in $8 Million from Coachella". jezebel. April 15, 2019.
- "Watch Ariana Grande Bring Out Justin Bieber at Coachella 2019". pitchfork. April 22, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande breaks her own record (again) with '7 Rings'". MTV UK. January 19, 2019. Retrieved January 26, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande's '7 Rings' Soars In at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
- "The 7 Records Ariana Grande Has Already Broken With '7 Rings'". Forbes. Retrieved January 31, 2019.
- "Chart History: Ariana Grande". Billboard. Retrieved February 2, 2020.
- "Reviews for thank u, next by Ariana Grande". Metacritic. Retrieved February 11, 2019.
- Caulfield, Keith (February 17, 2019). "Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart With Biggest Streaming Week Ever for a Pop Album". Billboard. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
- Trust, Gary (February 19, 2019). "Ariana Grande Claims Nos. 1, 2 & 3 on Billboard Hot 100, Is First Act to Achieve the Feat Since The Beatles in 1964". Billboard. Retrieved February 19, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande just made UK chart history". The Independent. February 15, 2019.
- Kreps, Daniel (February 6, 2019). "Ariana Grande Not Attending Grammys After Producers 'Insulted' Her". Rolling Stone. Retrieved October 18, 2020.
- "Grammys 2019: Ariana Grande Wins First Grammy". Pitchfork. February 10, 2019. Retrieved February 10, 2019.
- Lynch, Joe (February 20, 2019). "Brit Awards 2019 Winners: The Complete List". Billboard. Retrieved February 20, 2019.
- Brandle, Lars (October 25, 2018). "Ariana Grande Announces 'Sweetener' World Tour: See the Dates". Billboard. Retrieved October 25, 2018.
- Lynch, Joe (May 1, 2019). "2019 Billboard Music Awards Winners: The Complete List". Billboard.
- Daw, Stephen (May 1, 2019). "Ariana Grande Gives Epic Performance Of '7 Rings' at the 2019 BBMAs: Watch". Billboard.
- Strauss, Matthew (June 27, 2019). "First Charlie's Angels Trailer Previews Lana, Ariana, and Miley's New Song: Watch". Pitchfork. Retrieved June 27, 2019.
- Hachey, Connor (August 28, 2019). "Lana Del Rey Talks Norman F*cking Rockwell, Jack Antonoff and more!". 104.3 MYFM. Retrieved August 29, 2019.
- Henry, Ben. "Ariana Grande Revealed What Her New Song "Boyfriend" Is About And TBH It's Very Relatable". BuzzFeed. Retrieved August 2, 2019.
- Holmes, Charles (August 8, 2019). "Normani Reveals Ariana Grande Wrote on Her New Single". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 9, 2019.
- Nordyke, Kimberly (August 26, 2019). "MTV Video Music Awards: Taylor Swift, Jonas Brothers, Cardi B Among Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 26, 2019.
- Brooks, Hayden (October 24, 2019). "Ariana Grande's Remix Of Lizzo's 'Good As Hell' Is Dropping Tonight". iheartradio.com. Retrieved October 24, 2019.
- Mylrea, Hannah (December 3, 2019). "NME's 10 Artists Who Defined The Decade: The 2010s". nme.com. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
- Skinner, Tom (December 3, 2019). "Spotify reveals most-streamed artists and songs of the decade". nme.com. Retrieved December 4, 2019.
- "The World's Highest-Paid Entertainers 2019". Forbes.
- Christman, Ed. "Billboard's U.S. Money Makers: The Top Paid Musicians of 2019". Billboard. Retrieved August 3, 2021.
- Blistering, Jon (January 8, 2020). "Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes Lead iHeartRadio Music Awards Nominees". Rolling Stone. Retrieved January 8, 2020.
- Sanyal, Pathikrit (February 19, 2020). "'Kidding' Season 2 Episode 5 will see Ariana Grande's green fairy arrive on Jeff's show as old set collapses". MEA WorldWide. Retrieved February 19, 2020.
- Kaufman, Gil (May 7, 2020). "Justin Bieber & Ariana Grande Are Collaborating For a Good Cause". Billboard. Retrieved May 1, 2020.
- "Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber's "Stuck With U" Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 100". Billboard. May 18, 2020. Retrieved May 18, 2020.
- Aniftos, Rania (May 15, 2020). "Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande's 'Rain on Me' Collaboration Is Coming Really Soon". Billboard. Retrieved May 16, 2020.
- "Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande's 'Rain on Me' Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. June 2020. Retrieved June 1, 2020.
- Shafer, Ellise (March 14, 2021). "Grammys 2021 Winners List". Variety. Retrieved March 14, 2021.
- Greenburg, Zack O'Malley (June 4, 2020). "The World's Highest Paid Celebrities". Forbes. Retrieved June 4, 2020.
- "#17 Ariana Grande". Retrieved June 4, 2020 – via Forbes.
- "2020 MTV Video Music Awards: See the Complete List of Nominees". E!. July 30, 2020. Retrieved July 30, 2020.
- Hosken, Patrick (August 30, 2020). "2020 MTV VMA Winners: see the full list". MTV News. Retrieved August 30, 2020.
- Harris, Latesha (October 30, 2020). "Ariana Grande Releases New Album 'Positions,' Her Most Explicit To Date". NPR. Retrieved October 31, 2020.
- Caulfield, Keith (November 8, 2020). "Ariana Grande Claims Fifth No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With 'Positions'". Billboard. Retrieved November 9, 2020.
- Sinha, Charu (October 21, 2020). "Get Into 'Position' for Ariana Grande's New Single". Vulture. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
- Trust, Gary (November 2, 2020). "Ariana Grande's 'Positions' Debuts at No. 1 on Hot 100, Luke Combs' 'Forever After All' Launches at No. 2". Billboard. Retrieved November 2, 2020.
- Trust, Gary (November 9, 2020). "24kGoldn & Iann Dior's 'Mood' Swings Back to No. 1 on Hot 100; Ariana Grande, Bad Bunny & Jhay Cortez Debut in Top 10". Billboard. Retrieved November 11, 2020.
- Trust, Gary (January 25, 2021). "Olivia Rodrigo's 'Drivers License' No. 1 on Hot 100 for 2nd Week, Ariana Grande's '34+35' Bounds to No. 2". Billboard. Retrieved January 25, 2021.
- Aswad, Jem (November 29, 2021). "Dua Lipa's 'Levitating,' Ariana Grande Top iHeartRadio's Most-Played Lists of 2021". Variety. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
- Yossman, K. J. (January 6, 2022). "Adam McKay's 'Don't Look Up' Smashes Netflix Viewing Records With Over 150 Million Hours Viewed". Variety. Archived from the original on January 7, 2022. Retrieved January 8, 2022.
- Skinner, Tom (December 3, 2021). "Hear Ariana Grande and Kid Cudi's new collaboration, 'Just Look Up'". NME. Retrieved December 14, 2021.
- Kreps, Daniel (November 13, 2020). "See Ariana Grande Perform 'Them Changes' With Thundercat at Adult Swim Festival". Rolling Stone. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
- Aniftos, Rania (December 3, 2020). "Mariah Carey, Ariana Grande & Jennifer Hudson Have Blessed Us With 'Oh Santa!'". Billboard. Retrieved December 3, 2020.
- Vulpo, Mike (December 9, 2020). "Ariana Grande Reveals Her Sweetener Tour Is Officially Coming to Netflix". E! Online. Retrieved December 9, 2020.
- Mamo, Heran (April 23, 2021). "The Weeknd Drops 'Save Your Tears' Remix With Ariana Grande: Stream It Now". Billboard. Retrieved April 23, 2021.
- Trust, Gary (May 3, 2021). "The Weeknd & Ariana Grande's 'Save Your Tears' Soars to No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved May 3, 2021.
- Bloom, Madison (May 27, 2021). "Watch the Weeknd and Ariana Grande Perform "Save Your Tears" at 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards". Pitchfork. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
- Legaspi, Althea (June 9, 2021). "Doja Cat Enlists Ariana Grande, the Weeknd for New 'Planet Her' Album". Rolling Stone. Retrieved July 8, 2021.
- Peters, Jay (August 1, 2021). "Ariana Grande is headlining Fortnite's next concert series". The Verge. Retrieved August 1, 2021.
- Wickes, Jade (August 25, 2021). "The pop sensation broke records this weekend after headlining the game's interactive Rift Tour, which featured some fan-favourite songs and a touching tribute to Mac Miller". The Face. Retrieved August 25, 2021.
- Cirisano, Tatiana (August 12, 2021). "Ariana Grande Song Streams Spike After 'Fortnite' Concert". Billboard. Retrieved May 8, 2022.
- Shafer, Ellise; Donnelly, Matt (November 4, 2021). "Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo to Star in 'Wicked' Musical for Universal". Variety. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
- "Ariana Grande – Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved January 2, 2013.
- Lipshutz, Jason (March 28, 2013). "Ariana Grande Talks Breakout Hit 'The Way': Watch New Music Video". Retrieved March 28, 2013.
- Dobbins, Amanda (September 4, 2013). "Ariana Grande 101: Is She Really the New Mariah". Vulture. Retrieved August 23, 2018.
- "Ariana Grande's 'Dangerous Woman' Isn't Dangerous Or Womanly… So What?". Noisey. May 23, 2016. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande Wants to Release Music Like a Rapper". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
- "6 Reasons Ariana Grande's 'Sweetener' Is Her Most Uplifting Album Yet". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
- "Every Ariana Grande Song, Ranked: Critic's Picks". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande's 'Sweetener' Proves That Trap Is the New Pop". Rolling Stone. August 17, 2018. Retrieved January 27, 2020.
- Saponara, Michael (March 7, 2019). "Producer Tommy Brown Breaks Down Every Song He Produced on Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Album". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
- Tanzer, Myles (October 30, 2020). "How Ariana Grande's New Album, 'Positions,' Was Made During Covid-19". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
- "Grande on 'Yours Truly' and Miley Cyrus". Rolling Stone. September 11, 2013. Retrieved November 11, 2020.
- "'Thank U' Text: Ariana Grande's Collaborators Break Down The Artist's Latest Album". npr. February 9, 2019. Retrieved November 12, 2020.
- Aniftos, Rania (February 8, 2019). "Ariana Grande's 'Thank U, Next' Album: 5 Most Heartbreaking Lyrics". Billboard. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
- Erlewine, Stephen Thomas (August 25, 2014). "My Everything – Ariana Grande". AllMusic. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- Sheffield, Rob (August 26, 2014). "Ariana Grande My Everything". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 28, 2014.
- Wood, Mikael (May 18, 2016). "Review: Ariana Grande leaves the princess image behind with Dangerous Woman". Los Angeles Times.
- Leight, Elias (August 17, 2018). "Ariana Grande's Sweetener Proves That Trap Is the New Pop". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 18, 2018.
- "Gimme Five: Ariana Grande's Most Inspirational Female Singers". Billboard. October 9, 2013. Retrieved July 28, 2014.
- Jenkins, Craig (February 8, 2019). "Thank U, Next Is a Phoenix Moment for Ariana Grande". Vulture.
- Camp, Alexa (October 30, 2020). "Review: Ariana Grande's Positions Too Often Defaults to a Familiar Pose". Slant Magazine. Archived from the original on October 30, 2020. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
- Siroky, Mary (October 30, 2020). "Ariana Grande's Positions Is a 2020 Pop Fairytale: Review". Consequence of Sound. Archived from the original on November 1, 2020. Retrieved October 30, 2020.
- "Limelight Spotlight Q&A: Ariana Grande". January 13, 2012. Retrieved January 13, 2012.
- "Ariana Grande Covers Whitney Houston at the White House". Rap-Up. Retrieved August 9, 2014.
- "Ariana Grande Opens Up About Mac Miller's Life and Music". teenvogue. May 14, 2020. Retrieved May 14, 2020.
- Rhue, Holly (December 23, 2018). "Watch Ariana Grande Absolutely Nail A Celine Dion Song As A Toddler". Elle. Retrieved November 17, 2020.
- Kreps, Daniel (November 2, 2018). "Watch Ariana Grande Talk Anxiety, Perform 'Sweetener' Songs on BBC Special". Rolling Stone. Retrieved February 11, 2021.
- Celebretainment (March 2, 2017). "Madonna inspires Ariana Grande". Associated Press. Retrieved February 11, 2021.
- "Nickelodeon Kids". Nickelodeon Kids. January 26, 2013. Archived from the original on October 1, 2014. Retrieved January 26, 2013.
- "Ariana Grande Strips Down To Lingerie For Sexy 'V' Shoot". Hollywoodlife. February 21, 2014. Archived from the original on June 29, 2019. Retrieved February 21, 2014.
- Zoladz, Lindsay (December 5, 2018). "Thank U, Next: How Ariana Grande and Drake Accelerated the Pop Music Life Cycle". The Ringer. Retrieved November 18, 2020.
- "Vocal Range and Voice Profile: Ariana Grande (Updated 2021)". The Pop Smarts. November 30, 2021.
- McKinney, Kelsey (July 8, 2015). "9 Questions You're Too Embarrassed To Ask About Ariana Grande". Vox. Vox. Retrieved February 2, 2018.
- Empire, Kitty (May 21, 2017). "Ariana Grande review – pop it till it flops". The Guardian. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
- Vincent, Alice (June 2, 2015). "Ariana Grande, O2, review: 'spectacle but no soul'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved February 12, 2018.
- "Ariana Grande 101: Is She Really the New Mariah?". Vulture. Retrieved March 11, 2015.
- "Ariana Grande: Five Things To Know About The Little Girl Behind That Big Voice". Vh1. September 6, 2013.
- "Ariana Grande's new single 'Baby I': Hear it here". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 18, 2014.; and "Ariana Grande and Chris Brown Duet Release Coming Out in March". celebdirtylaundry. February 17, 2014. Retrieved February 18, 2014.
- Horowitz, Steven J. (August 27, 2014). "It's Time to Stop Comparing Ariana Grande to Mariah Carey". Billboard. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- Shepherd, Julianne Escobedo (August 26, 2014). "Ariana Grande's Fashion Focus: Breaking Down Her Many Confident Looks". Billboard. Retrieved September 2, 2014.
- Pareles, Jon (August 29, 2018). "Ariana Grande Sails Above Sorrow on Sweetener". The New York Times. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
- Brown, Jason Robert (April 21, 2016). "The World's Most Influential People: Ariana Grande". Time.
- "Ariana Grande reveals her celebrity style icon". Hello. March 3, 2016. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
- McLoughlin, Louby (August 20, 2014). "Ariana Grande: 'I Look Back At Things I Wore Yesterday And Cringe'". Grazia. Retrieved August 20, 2014.
- Farber, Jim (August 14, 2014). "Ariana Grande owes her stardom to singing, not sex appeal". New York Daily News. Retrieved September 11, 2014.
- McAfee, Tierney (July 2, 2014). "'Total Ariana Live': See Ariana Grande's Hottest Looks Before Show". Hollywood Life. Archived from the original on March 19, 2019. Retrieved September 2, 2014.; Glein, Kelsey (August 25, 2014). "Ariana Grande Steps Out in Style with 3 Pairs of Thigh-High Boots at the MTV VMAs". InStyle. Retrieved September 2, 2014.; Morton, Caitlin (April 23, 2014). "Ariana Grande Is Totally Having a Nancy Sinatra Moment". MTV. Archived from the original on September 3, 2014. Retrieved September 2, 2014.; and Mitzeliotis, Katrina (May 18, 2014). "Ariana Grande's Billboard Awards Performance Dress: Pretty In a Mini". Hollywood Life. Archived from the original on March 19, 2019. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- Piwowarski, Allison (February 3, 2021). "What's Up With The Cat Ears?". Bustle.
- Jackson, Vannessa (February 3, 2021). "What Does Ariana Grande's Bunny Mask Mean". Bustle.
- Chochreck, Ella (December 20, 2020). "11 Times Ariana Grande Went Pantless With an Oversized Hoodie & Thigh-High Boots". Footwear News.
- Wasilak, Sarah (August 12, 2020). "18 Ariana Grande Outfits I Still Think About When I Get Dressed". PopSugar.
- Barbour, Shannon (October 16, 2019). "Kourtney Kardashian Posts New Pics of Her Ariana Grande Celebrity Halloween Costume". Cosmopolitan.
- Anfitos, Rania (February 2, 2020). "These 8 Celebrity Doppelgangers on TikTok Will Have You Seeing Double". Billboard.
- Lindsay, Kathryn (November 16, 2018). "Julia Finkelstein, The Woman Behind That Amazing Ariana Grande Impression, Tells Us How She Did It". Refinery29.
- Ahlgrim, Callie (January 23, 2021). "Khloe Kardashian has debuted yet another new look, and fans think she's giving off 'Ariana Grande vibes". Insider.[permanent dead link]
- Sasso, Samantha (October 2, 2017). "You Have To See Ariana Grande's Doppelgänger". Refinery29.
- Navarro, Andrea (December 30, 2019). "Ariana Grande's Best Outfits". Teen Vogue.
- "Madison Beer Asks People To Stop The 'Hurtful' Ariana Grande 'Copying' Claims". Capital FM. November 19, 2020.
- Eggenberger, Nicole (January 22, 2014). "Ariana Grande Explains Hair Extensions: Natural Hair Looks "Absolutely Ratchet"". Us Weekly. Retrieved September 3, 2014.
- Donahue, Anne T. (April 18, 2016). "Do Not Be Distracted by Ariana Grande's Ponytail". MTV.
- Vincent, Peter (September 8, 2014). "Ariana Grande's surreal life in the spotlight". The Sydney Morning Herald.; Yahr, Emily (September 19, 2014). "Ariana Grande is on the brink of a major image problem. How can she fix it?". The Washington Post.; "Ariana Grande's Donut Video & 5 More Controversies". Billboard. July 8, 2015.; Garvey, Marianne; Niemietz, Brian; Coleman, Oli (September 30, 2014). "A show of ego from Ariana Grande". New York Daily News.; Michael, Wendy (August 27, 2014). "Ariana Grande Acted Like a Diva to MTV VMA Contest Winner, Left Her In Tears". Cambio.com. Retrieved July 9, 2015.; and Clun, Rachel (September 16, 2014). "Giuliana Rancic makes latest claim about Ariana Grande's diva behaviour". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
- McLean, Craig (October 17, 2014). "Ariana Grande: 'If you want to call me a diva I'll say: cool'". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved July 8, 2015.
- Castillo, Arielle (May 18, 2016). "Ariana Grande: Five Great 'Scandals' – Ariana vs. the Press, 2014". Rolling Stone.
- Lipshutz, Jason (July 8, 2015). "Demi Lovato to Replace Ariana Grande at MLB All-Star Game Concert". Billboard.; and Yahr, Emily (July 8, 2015). "Ariana Grande's doughnut scandal is an important reminder: The cameras are always watching". The Washington Post.
- Ramisetti, Kirthana (July 8, 2015). "Ariana Grande apologizes for 'I hate America' comments in video: 'I am EXTREMELY proud to be an American'". New York Daily News.
- Strecker, Erin (July 9, 2015). "Ariana Grande Shares Apology Video: 'I'm Going to Learn From My Mistakes'". Billboard.
- Gomez, Patrick (October 11, 2015). "The Muppets' Swedish Chef Licks Doughnuts à la Ariana Grande". People.
- Lindsay, Jessica (October 4, 2015). "Miley parodies Kim Davis and Martin Shkreli in SNL number". Gay Times. Archived from the original on August 29, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2015.
- "Ariana Grande Sings About Wanting an Adult Scandal in 'SNL' Monologue". Billboard. March 13, 2016.
- Ahlgrim, Callie. "Ariana Grande says being called a diva forced her to 'quiet down a little bit' and stop doing interviews". Insider. Retrieved July 6, 2020.
- Duboff, Josh (March 9, 2017). "How Ariana Grande Amassed Her 100 Million Instagram Followers". Vanity Fair. Retrieved March 16, 2017.
- "Ariana Grande". Retrieved July 16, 2020 – via YouTube.; and "Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang ft. Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj". JessieJVEVO. August 25, 2014. Archived from the original on December 20, 2021. Retrieved April 27, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande". Retrieved July 16, 2020 – via Spotify.
- "Ariana Grande". Retrieved July 16, 2020 – via Instagram.
- "Ariana Grande". Retrieved July 16, 2020 – via Twitter.
- "Ariana Grande". Retrieved July 16, 2020 – via Facebook.
- "Ariana Grande". Retrieved January 13, 2022 – via TikTok.
- "World's Top 50 Influencers Across Social Media Platforms". Visual Capitalist. Retrieved October 5, 2021.
- "Ariana Grande". RIAA. Retrieved April 8, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande About". Republic Records. March 23, 2017. Retrieved June 12, 2020.
- "The Top Songs, Artists, Playlists, and Podcasts of 2019—and the Last Decade". Spotify. December 3, 2019.
- "Ariana Grande Was The Most Streamed Female Artist Of The 2010s". Huffpost. December 3, 2019. Retrieved June 19, 2020.
- "BILLIONS CLUB". Spotify. Retrieved May 7, 2022.
- "Grammys 2015: And the Nominees Are…". Billboard.
- "Full list of Brit awards 2019 winners – as they happen". The Guardian. February 20, 2019.
- "2014 MTV Video Music Awards – Winners List". ABC News.
- Wright, Tolly (November 6, 2016). "MTV's 2016 European Music Awards Honored Europe's Favorite Singing Canadians". Vulture.com.
- "Ariana Grande's 2013 American Music Awards Performance Earns Praise From Lady Gaga and Ciara". E! Online. November 25, 2013.; "American Music Awards 2015: Check Out All the Winners Here". Billboard. November 22, 2015.; and Park, Andrea (November 20, 2016). "AMAs 2016: Highlights and winners at the American Music Awards". CBS News.
- Wahlberg, Mark (March 29, 2014). "Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards: The Winners". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 2, 2015.
- "2014 People's Choice Awards: The Complete Winners List". MTV. January 8, 2014. Retrieved January 31, 2014.
- "Ariana Grande to be Awarded 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year' by Music Business Association". Billboard.