Years active present Ariana Grande-Butera born June 26, is an American singer, songwriter and actress. She broke out musically in with her debut single, " The Way " from her No. In , Grande achieved worldwide success with " Problem " which peaked at No.
In March , Grande released her lead single " Dangerous Woman " for her third studio album of the same name , the song debut to No. She has officially been made a honorary citizen of Manchester after organising and performing at the One Love Manchester benefit concert. Curently, Grande is doing a partnership with Reebok , and released the lead single, " No Tears Left To Cry ", from her fourth studio album, Sweetener , on April 20, She has an older half-brother, Frankie , who is a performer and producer.
When she was 8 years old, she went on a cruise with her family and she sang karaoke when Gloria Estefan a famous Latin singer was listening to her sing.
She told Ariana to follow her dreams, which inspired Ariana to do singing and acting. When she joined the musical, Grande left her high school, North Broward Preparatory School, but continued to be enrolled. The school sent materials to her so she could study with tutors. In , she created the original role of Miriam in the reading of the new musical, Cuba Libre, written and produced by Desmond Child; the musical is about two sisters that are journeying through the revolution in Cuba.
Grande also played the character Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon television show Victorious , which premiered in March Grande at the Kids' Choice Awards In the following month, it was also announced that the current season of Victorious Season 3, which was split to the fourth season would be the last.
The first single was called " L. Boyz " which was performed by Grande and Victoria Justice and the music video was released October 18, Grande tweeted stating that she wasn't hoping for Victorious to end and was looking forward to being on both shows. Grande performing at the AMAs Grande completed her debut studio album, Yours Truly , in June which took three years to complete.
It was released in the US on September 3, Grande commented on the album saying: It's like a direct So it's really personal. It's a Motown throwback and pop at the same time, so it's '50s and '60s inspiration mixed with today. She was also working in the studio with Jonas Brothers singer Nick Jonas.
On March 20, , Ariana previewed her new song in its entirety at B96 in Chicago for a small group of her dedicated fans and had a pizza party with them. She finished the tour on September 22, On April 28, , Ariana released the first single from her upcoming second studio album titled, " Problem " which features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea.
The song was very successful selling over , units in its first week and debuting at No. The song later peaked at No. The planned final 5 episodes of the season were never produced.
It was rumored that the main cause of the cancellation was due to Grande feuding with McCurdy after a salary dispute. The song debuted at No. It has been released in standard, deluxe, and Target edition formats. She finished the tour on October 25, The series revolved around a college campus shacked by a multitude of recent murders. Production began in April, and lasted through November. The first season aired on Fox during the fall of On October 30, , Grande released " Focus ", the planned lead single from her third studio album, Dangerous Woman , then titled Moonlight.
However, it was cut from the standard edition of the album, only being included as a bonus track on the Japanese edition of the album. Dangerous Woman and other projects In March , Grande released " Dangerous Woman " as the lead single from the retitled album of the same name.
The single debuted at No. She is the first person in the history of the Hot to have the lead single from each of her first three albums debut in the top On March 18, Grande released " Be Alright.