Ariana Grande Biography

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Name:  Ariana Grande-Butera

Born:  June 26, 1993 (age 28) Boca Raton, Florida, U.S.

Occupation: Singer-songwriter, Actress

Years active: 2008 - Present

Genres: Pop, R&B

Labels: Republic

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Father: Edward Butera

Mother: Joan Grande

Brother(s): Frankie Grande

Website: https://www.arianagrande.com/


1993: Born in Boca Raton, Florida. At young age, she concentrated on theater.

2008: Was cast as cheerleader Charlotte in the Broadway musical 13.

2009: Was cast in the Nickelodeon television show Victorious along with 13 co-star Elizabeth Gillies.

August 2011: Made her first musical appearance on the track "Give It Up" from the Victorious soundtrack.

November 2011: Voiced the title role in the English dub of the Spanish-language animated film Snowflake, the White Gorilla.

December 2011: Released her first single, "Put Your Hearts Up" but was never issued.

June 2012: Released an extended play, second soundtrack, Victorious 2.0.

November 2012: Released third and final soundtrack, Victorious 3.0.

December 2012: Collaborated on the single version of "Popular Song", duet with Mika.

February 2013: 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 also played Amanda Benson in Swindle, a 2013 Nickelodeon film.

June 2013: Starred as Cat Valentine on Nickelodeon's Sam & Cat.

August 2013: Released her debut studio album "Yours Truly" and debuted at No.1 on the US Billboard 200 albums chart. It also released its lead single, "The Way", featuring Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller, second single, "Baby I" and third single, "Right There", featuring Detroit rapper Big Sean.

2013: Won the award for New Artist of the Year at the 2013 American Music Awards.

December 2013: Released a four-song Christmas EP, "Christmas Kisses". She also received the Breakthrough Artist of the Year award from the Music Business Association, recognizing her achievements throughout 2013.

January 2014: Won the Favorite Breakout Artist award at the People's Choice Awards 2014.

April 2014: Realeased her lead single "Problem" from her second album "My Everything" featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and the album's second single, "Break Free", featuring German musician and producer Zedd.

August 2014: Released her second studio album "My Everything".

September 2014: Released third single from My Everything, "Love Me Harder", featuring Canadian recording artist The Weeknd.

November 2014: Was featured in Major Lazer's song "All My Love" from the soundtrack album for the film The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1. She also released a Christmas song titled "Santa Tell Me". She later released the fifth and the final single from My Everything, "One Last Time".

March 2015: Was featured on Cashmere Cat's song "Adore".

September - November 2015: Guest-starred on several episodes of the Fox comedy-horror television series Scream Queens as Sonya Herfmann/Chanel#2.

December 2015: Released her second Christmas EP, "Christmas & Chill".

March 2016: Released "Dangerous Woman" as the lead single from the retitled album of the same name.

May 2016: Appeared on The Voice season 10 finale, performing the second single from the album, "Into You" and duetted with Christina Aguilera on "Dangerous Woman". She also released her album "Dangerous Woman" and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200.

August 2016: Released a third single from the album, "Side to Side", featuring rapper Nicki Minaj.

October 2016: Filmed a commercial for T-Mobile and played Penny Pingleton in the NBC television broadcast Hairspray Live!.

December 2016: Appeared on the season finale of the US competition TV series The Voice together with Stevie Wonder, performing their collaboration "Faith" from the soundtrack of the 2016 animated film Sing.

February 2017:  Released the title track of the soundtrack for the 2017 live-action remake of Disney's 1991 animated film Beauty and the Beasts duet with John Legend.

June 2017: Held a televised benefit concert, "One Love Manchester" to aid the bombing victims and affected families from her previous concert.

December 2017: Billboard magazine named her "Female Artist of the Year".

April 2018: Released "No Tears Left to Cry" as the lead single from Sweetener.

June 2018: Released the second single, "God Is a Woman".

August 2018: Released her fourth studio album, "Sweetener" and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200.

November 2018: Released the single "Thank U, Next" and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming Grande's first chart topping single in the US. She also released, in collaboration with YouTube, a four-part docuseries titled Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman Diaries.

January 2019: Released second single from Thank U, Next, "7 Rings".

February 2019: Won her first Grammy, for Best Pop Vocal Album, for Sweetener. She also won a Brit Award for International Female Solo Artist.

April 2019: Headlined the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

August 2019: Released a single titled "Boyfriend" with pop duo Social House.  She also won three awards at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Artist of the Year award. 

September 2019: 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".

October 2019: Was featured on the remix of American singer and rapper Lizzo's song "Good as Hell".

May 2020: Collaboration with Justin Bieber, "Stuck with U" and debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. She also released a collaboration with Lady Gaga, "Rain on Me" and this song won the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards.

October 2020: Released her sixth studio album, "Positions" and debuted at No.1 on the Billboard 200.

December 2020: Released the concert film for her Sweetener World Tour, "Excuse Me, I Love You".

April 2021: Was featured on Demi Lovato's single "Met Him Last Night" and on a remix of the Weeknd's "Save Your Tears".

June 2021: Was featured on the song "I Don't Do Drugs" from Doja Cat's third studio album Planet Her.

December 2021: Starred in Netflix film, "Don't Look Up" alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and Meryl Streep. She released the song "Just Look Up", in collaboration with rapper Kid Cudi to promote the film.


Personal Quotes:

  • I've never looked at love as something that I need to complete me. I would like to be complete on my own first and fall in love with somebody who is also complete. You can still celebrate and be totally obsessed with each other, but I want to feel a hundred percent myself so that I can love that person better.
  • A lot of times, women are labeled as a bitch or a diva for having a vision and being strong and using their voice, and it's just not the case. You can be strong and be friendly. [We] don't have to be just one thing, you know? Women can love to read a book and have sex.
  • You have to be thankful and I think being in this business is one of the most important things is to give back because there's no better feeling than knowing that your work is being appreciated by people.

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