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Artist of the Week: Ariana Grande

Week 36 of 2013

Ariana Grande

It didn't take too long to return with a new album. Just a year after dropping her chart-topping debut set "", the singer is set to repeat the success with a follow-up titled "".

The new project has even been predicted to be bigger than its predecessor. It has so far spawned hit singles -assisted "Problem" which has just won Best Pop Video award at the MTV VMAs, -produced "Break Free" and her collaboration with and "Bang Bang". The three songs are all currently sitting inside Billboard Hot 100's top 10.

The fact that her first three singles are dominating the esteemed chart comes as a big surprise for Grande. "It's overwhelming, it's very exciting. I'm very, very grateful - it's not what I expected," she said in a recent interview with Access Hollywood.

She added, "I'm very excited. I'm very proud of the whole album and considering that these first singles aren't even my favorite from the album, it's even more exciting to me."

"My Everything" is scheduled to come out in the U.S. on August 25. In addition to those singles, the LP will include "Best Mistake" featuring rumored boyfriend and "A Little Bit of Your Heart" penned by 's . There'll also be her collaborations with Childish Gambino and Cashmere Cat.

While she has managed to have a number of famous faces in her sophomore record, there's still one more person she hopes to collaborate with in the future, perhaps for her third studio effort. . Speaking to Billboard, Grande gushed about being able to work with the iconic superstar one day.

"Oh my God. My heart would stop," she said. "She is strength, she is freedom, she is wisdom beyond anybody's comprehension."

© AceShowbiz.com


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Ariana Grande entered music scene with a strong impression. With her powerful vocal chops, she was even dubbed as the next Mariah Carey and compared to Whitney Houston. Her debut single "The Way" featuring Mac Miller broke the top-10 list of Billboard Hot 100 peaking at No. 9 and rising one spot higher on the U.K. chart. » more

 
 
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