Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande Performs National Anthem at NFL Kickoff Game

Ariana Grande

Before the Green Bay Packers took on the Seattle Seahawks, Pharrell Williams and Ariana Grande touched down with pre-game performances at Thursday’s NFL season opener.

Rocking a rhinestone-studded Seahawks jersey, the pop diva belted out “The Star-Spangled Banner” on the field while both teams looked on from the sidelines.

“Your rendition got the best of us. At least the important one of us got it right. #Kickoff2014FauxPas,” tweeted the Seahawks, who were down 3-7 in the first quarter.

Ariana’s sophomore album My Everything topped the charts this week with 169,000 copies, becoming her second No. 1 album in less than a year.

Her boyfriend Big Sean congratulated her, writing, “2 #1 albums within a year! Congrats to Ari.”

Watch Ariana soar with her patriotic performance.

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Ariana Grande Scores Second No. 1 Album

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande is back on top. The pop diva scores her second No. 1 album in less than a year with My Everything.

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Ariana Grande Brings Her ‘Everything’ to ‘Today’ Concert Series

Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande capped off her release week with an appearance on the “Today” Summer Concert Series. Throngs of fans packed New York’s Rockefeller Plaza on Friday to watch the pint-sized diva perform songs off her album My Everything, which is set to debut at No. 1 next week.

She belted out “Problem,” “Break Free,” “Bang Bang,” and “Break Your Heart Right Back” during the mini-concert.

She also forecasted the weather with Al Roker, brought her grandmother Nonna on set, and sat down with Matt Lauer for an interview.

When asked how she remains grounded, she said, “I spend a lot of time with my family. … I just have to constantly remind myself how lucky I am to do what I love.”

She and Big Sean were recently seen holding hands at the VMAs, but she remained coy when asked about her romantic relationship. “Oh my goodness, y’all are putting me on the spot!” she said before declaring, “I’m happy.”

Watch the pop sensation take over the Plaza.

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Ariana Grande Performs ‘Break Free’ on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Ariana Grande

Fresh off her VMA performance, Ariana Grande landed her spaceship at Radio City Music Hall for “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday.

Wearing cat ears and a little black dress, the 21-year-old diva gave an out-of-this-world performance of her Zedd-produced hit “Break Free” during the live results show, receiving a standing ovation from the judges including Howard Stern and Heidi Klum.

“Thanks for having me AGT! sweetest audience ever. love u & thank u,” tweeted Ariana.

Her new album My Everything, which features The Weekend, A$AP Ferg, Iggy Azalea, and Childish Gambino, is expected to sell 150-170,000 copies in its first week.

Watch her break free on live TV.

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Ariana Grande and Big Sean Show PDA at VMAs

Ariana Grande and Big Sean

Ariana Grande and Big Sean are going public with their relationship.

The unsuspecting couple was spotted holding hands backstage at Sunday’s VMAs following her win for Best Pop Video for “Problem.” The singer and rapper were all smiles as they made their way down the hall at L.A.’s Forum.

Before taking their relationship to the next level, the longtime friends collaborated on Ariana’s 2013 single “Right There” and “Best Mistake” off her latest album My Everything.

“Ariana Grande is somebody I’ve known for a minute now,” Sean told Rap-Up TV last year. “We were just homies, just cool. We’re from two different worlds. I’m like a rapper from Detroit and she’s from Florida.”

Sean called off his engagement to “Glee” star Naya Rivera in April and Ariana recently split with Jai Brooks of The Janoskians.

Watch backstage cameras capture their PDA.

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Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj, & Jessie J Open 2014 VMAs

Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj

Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj kicked off the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards with some major girl power. The ladies joined forces for a nearly seven-minute set at L.A.’s Forum on Sunday.

Ariana emerged from a spaceship to her single “Break Free,” followed by Nicki, who unleashed a jaw-dropping performance of “Anaconda” live on stage, with her booty on full display.

Jessie J capped things off with “Bang Bang” before being joined by Ari and Nicki for the big finale. Nicki held tight to her dress to avoid a wardrobe malfunction.

Watch their dazzling opening number below.

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Video: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, & Nicki Minaj – ‘Bang Bang’

Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, and Ariana Grande

Fresh off opening the VMAs, Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj light up the screen in the explosive video for “Bang Bang.” The divas come together for one big party in the Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip, which was shot on the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

“The concept of the video is really about girls coming together and partying it up,” said Davis.

Jessie J pulls up to a block party on a hot summer day in her pink whip. “She really brings everybody together and they kinda start this movement through the city,” she said.

Ariana gets dolled up in her pink loft, while Nicki arrives to the party in a helicopter.

The ladies meet up on a rooftop for the final scene of the night.

The top 10 hit can be found on Ariana’s sophomore album My Everything, out tomorrow, as well as Jessie J’s upcoming album Sweet Talker, due October 14.

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