Ariana Grande was born in Boca Raton, Florida, on 1993 with the name of Ariana Grande-Butera. Became famous thanks to the role of Cat Valentine in the successful sitcoms Victorious and Sam & Cat. In 2011 signed a contract with Republic Records, publishing in December 2011 the first single Put Your Hearts Up, then reneged and first single from her debut album Yours Truly, published in 2013 and immediately gets the top spot on the Billboard Hot 200, followed by excellent reviews by music critics.
On April 28, 2014 is published Problem, lead single of her second studio album, My Everything, published on August 25, 2014. The album sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide, becoming the biggest hit of the singer, thanks numerous singles (Break Free, Bang Bang, Love Me Harder, One Last Time), who topped the charts in many countries and have become real world hit.
In her short career, in two years Ariana Grande has sold far more than 30 million records, of which 6 million albums and over 24 million singles, winning numerous awards, including two MTV Video Music Awards, three Teen Choice Awards, four Radio Disney Music Awards, two American Music Awards, a Billboard Music Awards, a People’s Choice Awards two Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards and also received two Grammy nominations.
Her voice is often compared to those of Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston because she has a timbre very “melodic” and “beautiful” according to US press, her music is generally pop and contemporary R & B, and has some funk and hip – hop influences. Ariana’s voice has a record lyric soprano and covers four octaves and two semitones.
At age 10, she co-founded the Big band of children, Kids Who Care, in South Florida, with whom she has sung several times to charity, earning more than $ 500,000 in 2007 alone. In summer 2009, as a member of the organization for charitable Broadway in South Africa, Ariana entertained and taught to dance and sing children in Gugulethu, South Africa with her brother Frankie. She is also a partner of Kleenex for his campaign “Shield Sneeze Swish”.