The show premiered in March to the second largest audience for a live-action series in Nickelodeon history with 5. Impressed by her vocals, he sent the links to Lipman, who signed her to a recording contract. The third and final Victorious soundtrack, Victorious 3. It was released on August 30, In Performance at the White House". It sold , copies in its first week and debuted atop the Billboard , becoming her second consecutive No. She joined Adele as the only female artist with three top 10 hits simultaneously as a lead artist.
It's a confident, intelligent, brazen pop statement, mixing bubblegum diva vocals with EDM break beats". My Everything is a less cohesive project than Yours Truly, although its best moments eclipse the highs of Grande's debut.
The singles "Problem" and "Break Free" remain dizzying dance tunes, and back-to-back solo songs "One Last Time" and "Why Try" possess the types of flawless melodies that are typically reserved for the world's biggest pop divas.
The back half of the album's many collaborations are hit-or-miss. Mockingjay — Part 1. As it is, Grande is so busy piling on the spectacle she neglects to highlight the one thing — those deceptively powerful pipes — setting her apart from her contemporaries.
She is the first person in the history of the Hot to have the lead single from each of her first three albums debut in the top Sonia Saraiya wrote in Variety that Grande was the show's "MVP, acting as both reliably overlook-able sidekick and, once the situation required it, showstopping diva. Her agile soprano was strong and unconcealed in every song.
If, as expected, the song appears on the album, she will be the only artist ever to have debuted the first single from each of her first four albums in the top ten of the Hot She is literally my favorite human being on the planet. And of course Whitney [Houston] as well. As far as vocal influences go, Whitney and Mariah pretty much cover it. Arie and Brandy as influences or inspirations. Grande is subverting it with cute, comfortable, and on-trend dresses with a feminine slant.
Horowitz of Billboard wrote in , "With her sophomore album, the "Problem" singer no longer resembles [Carey] — and that's okay.
A magnetic performer with unrivalled vocal control". That extraordinary, versatile, limitless instrument that allows you to shut down every objection and every obstacle. That voice — powered by nothing but your remarkable empathy, your ravenous intelligence, your cool discipline and your voracious ambition.
Donahue of MTV News called Grande "aesthetically relevant" and argued that her bold and whimsical fashion choices should receive more critical attention.
Which, in an industry rich in self-branding, is a beautiful rarity Plus, we know that when we see someone take risks, they understand fashion on an intrinsic level This is disgusting", referring to a tray of doughnuts. Returning to the stage was a true act of bravery and resilience". She saves the celebration of the joys of liberated sexual exploration for her lyrics. Grande [wrote in ]: Rising Star for her accomplishments in