Ariana Grande

Jul
9
Jessie J Previews ‘Bang Bang’ Featuring Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande

Bang Bang

With 20 days to go, Jessie J has previewed her new single “Bang Bang” featuring Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande. You can only hear the British singer on the 15-second clip, which she shared on Instagram.

“She got a body like an hourglass, but I can give it to you all the time / She got a bootie like a Cadillac, but I can send you into overdrive,” she sings over a clapping beat.

The powerhouse anthem, produced by Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, and Ilya, will make its official debut on July 29.

It will serve as the first single from Jessie J’s third album, due this fall, and will also be included on the deluxe edition of Ariana’s sophomore album, My Everything, available August 25.

Get a first listen below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
7
A$AP Ferg on Ariana Grande: ‘She’s the Next Mariah Carey’

A$AP Ferg and Ariana Grande

Is Ariana Grande the heir to Mariah Carey’s pop diva throne? According to A$AP Ferg, the “Break Free” singer is following in Mimi’s famous stilettos.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
5
Ariana Grande Performs at ‘Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular’

Ariana Grande

Just days after taking over Times Square for “Total Ariana Live” and debuting her new single “Break Free,” Ariana Grande invaded Brooklyn Bridge Park for the “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” on Friday.

Before the New York skyline lit up with fireworks, the 21-year-old diva blazed the stage in celebration of Independence Day. Rocking a red, white, and blue skirt, she thrilled with her hits “The Way” and “Problem.”

Ariana was also scheduled to perform at the Philly 4th of July Jam, but had to cancel due to a family emergency.

Check out her patriotic performance below.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
3
Ariana Grande Sings Broadway Version of A$AP Rocky’s ‘F**kin’ Problems’

Ariana Grande

In honor of Ariana Grande, MTV brought back its iconic music show “TRL – Total Request Live” for one day only. The pint-sized diva took over Times Square during the 30-minute special, entitled “Total Ariana Live.” Fans waited outside in the rain to catch a glimpse of their idol, who couldn’t hide her nerves.

“I’m very, very excited, but I’m very nervous,” she said. “I’ve sung on live TV a million times, but I’ve never done anything like this.”

Backed by a pianist, she performed a stripped-down version of her hit “Problem” and put a Broadway spin on A$AP Rocky’s “Fuckin’ Problems.” She had the MTV censors working overtime as she belted out the expletive lyrics.

Plus, she debuted her Zedd-assisted single “Break Free” with some help from her dancers.

Ariana will perform the song off her upcoming album My Everything at the VMAs in L.A. on August 24.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
2
New Music: Ariana Grande f/ Zedd – ‘Break Free’

My Everything

While her Iggy Azalea-assisted hit “Problem” continues its reign on the charts, Ariana Grande delivers the electrifying follow-up “Break Free.” Produced by Zedd and Max Martin, the pulsing EDM number has officially entered the race for song of the summer.

The 21-year-old singer recently shot a video, which was inspired by the 1960s sci-fi film Barbarella.

“It’s inspired by Jane Fonda in Barbarella and Star Wars and space,” Ariana told Ryan Seacrest. “It’s more throwback, campy.”

Her sophomore album My Everything drops August 25 featuring Big Sean, The Weeknd, A$AP Ferg, and Childish Gambino, plus a bonus track with Nicki Minaj and Jessie J (“Bang Bang”).

The day before her album release, Ariana will perform “Break Free” at the MTV Video Music Awards in L.A.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jul
1
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Team Up on ‘Bang Bang’

Bang Bang

Three divas are teaming up for one explosive collaboration. Jessie J has called upon Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj for “Bang Bang.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Jun
30
Tracklisting: Ariana Grande – ‘My Everything’

My Everything

Ariana Grande is divulging more details about her sophomore album My Everything. After revealing the August 25 release date and cover art to Ryan Seacrest, the pop powerhouse has unveiled the tracklisting.

The 12-track standard edition includes appearances from Big Sean, The Weeknd, A$AP Ferg, Childish Gambino, and Iggy Azalea, who guests on the chart-topper “Problem.”

The deluxe boasts three additional tracks including a “surprise epic team-up.”

On the production side, she has enlisted hitmakers Ryan Tedder and Benny Blanco (“Why Try”), Max Martin, Rodney Jerkins, Pop & Oak, and One Direction’s Harry Styles, who wrote the powerful “A Little Bit of Your Heart.”

On July 2, Ariana will bring back MTV’s “TRL” for one day only. During the 30-minute special, entitled “Total Ariana Live (TAL),” she will perform a stripped-down version of “Problem” and debut her second single “Break Free” featuring Zedd.

See the tracklisting below.

Read the rest of this entry »