Ariana Grande

May
18
Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande Perform at Billboard Music Awards

Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea shared the stage for a mash-up performance at Sunday’s 2014 Billboard Music Awards. Joined by the University of Las Vegas cheerleading squad, the Aussie rapper kicked things off with a Clueless-inspired performance of her hit “Fancy” with Charli XCX.

Decked out in black and white, Ariana followed with her mod-themed set for “Problem,” on which Iggy joined her for the second time following Wango Tango last weekend.

They received praise from their peers including Kelly Rowland, who wrote, “Ariana & Iggy are killing it! Get it ladies!”

See the femme fatales work the stage.

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May
16
New Music: Ariana Grande f/ Problem & Iggy Azalea – ‘Problem (Remix)’

Problem (Remix)

Ariana Grande’s single “Problem” rocketed to the top of the charts and now its even spawned a remix from Problem himself. The Compton rapper tacks on a verse to the Iggy Azalea-assisted hit, which is currently No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Ariana and Iggy will perform the song at this Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards and on Tuesday’s season finale of “Dancing With the Stars.”

Listen to Problem’s Young California remix below.

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May
14
New Music: Ariana Grande – ‘Boyfriend Material’

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande surprises her fans by dropping the studio version of “Boyfriend Material.” The pop diva recorded the song when she was 17, but when it didn’t make her first album Yours Truly, some of her fans were left disappointed.

“a little surprise for my loves as a thank you for all of your constant love, support and dedication,” said Ariana. “i know how much y’all love this song and how disappointed you were when it didn’t make it on to my first album so i knew i had to get it to you somehow someday.”

“this song means a lot to me and holds such a special place in my heart as it was one of the first songs i did when i started working on ‘yours truly’ when i was like 17 ….. don’t worry… you’ll get more of these oldies too as time goes on! I’m working on it for you. love you all so much. you are everything. love you.”

Ariana’s sophomore album is due in August, while her first single “Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea drops 3-4 this week.

Dust off Ariana’s flirty pop gem below.

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May
11
Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea Perform ‘Problem’ at Wango Tango

Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande brought her powerful pipes and some special guests to KIIS FM’s Wango Tango at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., on Saturday. Clad in her mod black-and-white attire, the pint-sized diva performed a 15-minute set of her biggest hits including “The Way” and “Right There” with Big Sean.

For the first time, Iggy Azalea joined her onstage to deliver their collaboration “Problem,” which debuted at No. 3 this week. The Aussie rapper also treated the packed arena to her own hit single “Fancy.”

Saturday’s star-studded lineup also included Kid Ink, B.o.B, Shakira, Maroon 5, and Ed Sheeran.

Watch Ariana’s soaring set below.

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May
8
First Look: Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea Go Mod in ‘Problem’ Video

Iggy Azalea and Ariana Grande

After selling over 435,000 copies of her smash single, Ariana Grande is readying a video for “Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea. The monochromatic clip, directed by Young Astronaut, features the ladies in all their mod glory. Iggy rocks big blonde hair and Ariana rides a motorcycle in the first pics from the set, which they teased on Instagram.

The theme carries on from the lyric video, which debuted earlier this month.

“It was really cool,” Iggy told MTV. “It’s in the same theme. We are not going to be killing people in a lyric video and then do bubble gum or something in the video, it’s the same realm. It’s fairly evident that the theme is kind of mod and monochromatic. Mod girl would be the theme, I would say to the whole single film.”

Big Sean, who whispers on the horn-heavy record, is also expected to make a cameo.

“Problem,” which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, is the first single off Ariana’s sophomore album, due in August.

Get another look at the retro visuals below.

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May
7
John Legend Earns First No. 1 on Hot 100, Ariana Grande Debuts at No. 3

John Legend

A decade after making his debut, John Legend has earned the first No. 1 hit of his career with “All of Me.”

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May
6
Ariana Grande Performs ‘Problem’ on ‘Ellen’

Ariana Grande

Following her performances at the Radio Disney Music Awards and iHeartRadio Music Awards, Ariana Grande returned to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on Tuesday to perform her new single “Problem.” With the stage decked out in disco balls, the 20-year-old songstress put on another dazzling set alongside her shirtless male dancers.

The Iggy Azalea-assisted song is on track to score one of the biggest sales debuts ever for a digital song, with more than 425,000 downloads. That would rank it in the top 10 biggest sales debuts ever.

Ariana’s sophomore album is due in August and is expected to feature a duet with Justin Bieber.

Watch the pint-sized powerhouse own the stage.

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