The back half of the album's many collaborations are hit-or-miss.Reviews of the tour performances generally praised Grande's vocals and ability to convey emotion in the songs but found the concerts to be over-produced: "[S]ome judicious editing would've elevated the evening from surprising to satisfying and possibly even shockingly good.That extraordinary, versatile, limitless instrument that allows you to shut down every objection and every obstacle. After considering the incidents most frequently mentioned in the press and the available evidence, Pop Sugar concluded that the incidents were "just normal star behavior" and "not the most ideal situation, but ... Journalists and celebrities, such as Taylor Swift, Rita Ora and Selena Gomez, commented favorably on Grande's "empowering" 2015 essay posted on Twitter decrying the double standard and misogyny in the focus of the press on female musicians' relationships and sex lives, instead of "their value as an individual".That voice – powered by nothing but your remarkable empathy, your ravenous intelligence, your cool discipline and your voracious ambition. [O]f all of pop music's biggest stars of the past 20 years, Ariana Grande has made the most convincing and seamless transition from ingénue to independent female artist. She saves the celebration of the joys of liberated sexual exploration for her lyrics. [S]he has traversed into mainstream-pop adulthood relatively unscathed. Grande [wrote in 2016]: "Expressing sexuality in art is not an invitation for disrespect ...She is the first person in the history of the Hot 100 to have the lead single from each of her first three albums debut in the top 10.Jonathon Dornbush of Entertainment Weekly wrote that Grande "not only nailed her musical performances, but also shone as the best part of some of the night's sketches", including a "shockingly good" Jennifer Lawrence impression, continuing, "Grande proved she could hold her own amongst the SNL players." In May 2016, among other appearances to promote the album, on The Voice season 10 finale, Grande performed the second single from the album, "Into You", which peaked at No. Grande has cited Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey as her major vocal influences, saying: "I love Mariah Carey.
All three of her albums have been certified platinum by the RIAA.
To aid the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, Grande organized the One Love Manchester concert, donated a rerelease of "One Last Time" and her live performance of "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" at the concert, and released a live album of the concert.
It looks like singer Ariana Grande and rapper Big Sean have taken their friendship to a new level. News that the pair, who worked on Grande's hit "Problem" together, are dating."They have been friends since they made the song together.
Grande released her second studio album My Everything on August 25, 2014. 3 in the US, making it Grande's third song in the Hot 100's top 10 the same week ("Problem", "Break Free" and "Bang Bang"), and went to No.1 in the UK.
It sold 169,000 copies in its first week and debuted atop the Billboard 200, becoming her second consecutive No. She joined Adele as the only female artist with three top 10 hits simultaneously as a lead artist.
Grande's music career began in 2011 with the soundtrack Music from Victorious.