Ariana Grande

Essays

The VMAs Are Pointless Now

Even Missy Elliott's electrifying performance and long-overdue props couldn't save the show from its focus-grouped blandness.
Josh Terry
8.27.19
New music

Normani Deserves to Be a Star

The 2000's-inspired "Motivation" video is proof that the singer is ready to become a full-on pop sensation.
DeAsia Paige
8.19.19
Music

Ariana Grande's Wax Figure Is Her, Minus Pretending to Be Black

Ariana Grande is white, and Madame Tussauds London's waxwork is a good reminder.
Alex Zaragoza
5.29.19
Noisey News

Ariana Grande Is Creating a 'thank u, next' Beauty Line

The "7 Rings" singer wants you to find some space on your shelf for her 'thank u, next' inspired beauty line.
Kristin Corry
4.11.19
Interviews

Tayla Parx Has Her Own Voice

Tayla Parx is best known for her role in ‘Hairspray’ and songwriting credits on “thank u, next” and “7 Rings.” Her debut album ‘We Need to Talk’ redirects the conversation where it should be: on her own work.
Kristin Corry
4.8.19
Noisey News

Ariana Grande Plots Further Chart Dominance on "Monopoly"

After eight straight weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100, she's teamed with Victoria Monét for another low-key banger.
Colin Joyce
4.2.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Ariana Grande's Garden of Sonic Delights

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Grande's 'Sweetener' and 'thank u, next,' Robyn's 'Honey,' and albums from Dana Gordon and Amber Mark.
Robert Christgau
3.25.19
Essays

Ariana Grande's 'thank u, next' Is a Real "Small Charcoal Grill" of an Album

'thank u, next' is the reality of looking at your palm and realising you tattooed “Japanese BBQ fingers” instead of “7 Rings.”
Kristin Corry
2.13.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Ariana Grande’s New Music Video Has a Controversial Ending

The video for 'thank u next' cut "break up with your girlfriend, i'm bored" features a plot twist that has fans divided.
Anna Iovine
2.11.19
Noisey News

Updated: Ariana Grande Clarifies Why She Won't Perform at the Grammys

An initial report claimed the singer wouldn't show after a disagreement over "7 Rings," but she tweeted the show's producer was 'lying about' her.
Kristin Corry
2.7.19
New music

Ariana Grande's 2 Chainz-Featuring "7 Rings" Remix Squashes Some Pre-Beef

There's even a pink trap house on the cover art, just so everyone knows they're cool.
Alex Robert Ross
2.4.19
Munchies

Ariana Grande's New Japanese "7 Rings" Tattoo Actually Says “Barbecue Grill"

Yet another reminder to not get a tattoo in a language you, yourself, cannot read.
Bettina Makalintal
1.31.19
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