ARIANA Grande is one of the most recognised pop stars in the world, who has more than 200million followers on Instagram.
The singer is has been suggestive about her sex life with new boyfriend, Dalton Gomez in her latest single Positions.
Who is Ariana Grande?
Singer, songwriter, and actress Ariana Grande-Butera, 27, was born in Boca Raton, Florida, on June 26, 1993.
She is of Italian descent and her name is believed to be inspired by Princess Oriana from Felix the Cat.
Her parents separated when she was eight years old and she moved to New York with her mother and half-brother Frankie, who was one of the contestants on Celebrity Big Brother in 2016.
Ariana made her Broadway debut in 2008 when she landed the supporting role of cheerleader Charlotte in the musical 13.
Following her stint on Broadway, she landed the role of Cat Valentine in the Nickelodeon show Victorious, a role for which she had to dye her hair red every week.
Ariana stayed on the show until its third and final season and went on to star in a spin-off of Victorious and another Nickelodeon show iCarly, called Sam and Cat, which aired for a year.
Did Ariana Grande play at Manchester Pride?
Ariana Grande returned to Manchester to headline Pride 2019 – 2 years after a suicide bomb attack that killed 22 concert-goers at her arena concert on May 22, 2017.
She headlined the LGBT+ event at a new 9,000-capacity outdoor venue at an old railway depot on Sunday August 25.
The singer previously said she would play "a special show" in Manchester as part of her forthcoming world tour.
Ariana said in December 2018, when her tour was announced: "We are of course coming and we love you!"
The Sun's Bizarre column was the first to reveal she was in talks to headline the event.
A source close to the American singer said: “Manchester holds a very special place in Ariana’s heart and she’s made it clear she wants to do whatever she can for the city.
“She was in talks to perform at Manchester Pride [in 2018] but unfortunately they just could not make it work due to various reasons down to space and security.
"But the council and Ariana were so eager to make it happen."
What's her net worth?
Grande's fortune is a whopping $100million.
Grande's Dangerous Woman tour, which ended in September 2017, spanned seven months and five continents made over $71 million, Billboard reported in November that year.
That was 70 percent more than her 2015 Honeymoon tour, which grossed $40million.
When did Ariana start her music career and what are her biggest hits?
Ariana's debut album, Yours Truly, was released in September 2013 and debuted at the top of the US chart.
She's since released four more albums, My Everything (2014), Dangerous Woman (2016), Sweetener (2018), Thank U, Next (2019), and Positions (2020).
Ariana's biggest hits include One Last Time and Thank U, Next.
The title track from her new album Thank U, Next was released on November 3, 2o18, and made it all the way to No1 in the UK Singles Chart.
More recently, Grande's fifth studio album Thank U, Next was released on February 8, 2019 and made her the first solo artist in history to occupy the top three spots of the Billboard Hot 100.
This made her the first artist to do so since The Beatles in 1964.
Grande sets the record for the largest streaming week for a pop album with 307 million on-demand audio streams.
She has the largest streaming week for both a pop album and for a female artist.
Her song 7 Rings saw Grande break the Spotify record for most streams in 24 hours, with a whopping number of 14,966,544 spins. The record was previously held by Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas.
Did Ariana Grande come out as bisexual?
Fans of Ariana Grande believe she came out as a bisexual following the release of her song, Monopoly on March 1, 2019.
In the track, the lyric says: "I like women and men (Yeah)/ work so f***ing much need a twinny twin twin (Yeah)/ how you hit the club when you barely got in?/ Then we hit the bank, making them investments for the win."
However, Ariana seemed to side with a fan who tweeted: "ariana ain't gotta label herself, but she said what she said (sic)."
The singer replied: "i haven't before and still don't feel the need to now… which is okay."
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