Ariana Grande has been in every single place this 12 months — from the romantic ballad “Stuck With U” with Justin Bieber to creating it rain with Lady Gaga on “Rain on Me” to her brand-new R&B-tinged single “Positions.” With 10 years in her ponytail as a pop star and in honor of her sixth album debuting this week, we have a look again at her numerous “positions.”
2010: The Tween Starlet
After years on the musical-theater circuit (and casually making her Broadway debut in 2008’s “13”), Grande is solid because the flame-haired ditz Cat on Nickelodeon’s “Victorious,” taking her straight into the bedrooms of tweens throughout the nation.
2013: The Harmless Chanteuse
Sporting her pure brown hair, Grande’s debut album options her crooning love songs in candy girly attire and pearl earrings, in addition to dueting with future exes Mac Miller and Huge Sean.
2014: The Dancing Queen
Grande debuts her signature high-and-tight ponytail, and a barrage of digital dance hits cements her as a worldwide celebrity. With 4 bangers (“Drawback,” “Break Free,” “Bang Bang” and “Love Me More durable”), nobody in 2014 had extra Prime 10 hits.
2016: The Harmful Girl
Possibly tips aren’t only for children! Slick in a bunny-inspired leather-based catsuit, Grande lets us know she’s all grown up on her album “Harmful Girl.” She additionally makes her debut hosting “Saturday Night Live.”
2017: The Benevolent Activist
A longtime supporter of LGBTQ causes, Grande actually confirmed her love for her followers after her live performance at Manchester Area was the target of a suicide bombing. An emotional Grande raised $23 million with a televised benefit concert for victims and households.
2018-19: The R&B Diva
The pop and dance tracks take a backseat as a darker, extra private Grande emerges on her fifth album, “Sweetener.” On “Thank U, Next,” she bounces again from a public breakup with Pete Davidson with the titular kiss-off anthem.