Ariana Grande-Butera (created June 26, 1993), known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American recording artist and performer. She appeared in the Broadway musical 13, before getting the part of Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom Victorious in 2009. Following the show finished, she received her very own spinoff, Sam & Cat, along with iCarly celebrity Jennette McCurdy. As she kept herself occupied with television, Grande started to continue a musical career, making her first appearance on the soundtrack, Music from Victorious (2011), which led into a recording contract with Republic Records. In 2013, Grande climbed to prominence following the launch of her debut studio album, Yours Truly, which debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200. In 2014, Grande was named the Breakthrough Artist of the Year by The Music Business Organization for her accomplishments throughout 2013. Her second studio album, My Everything (2014), created the hit singles “Trouble” and “Break Free”. It is a confident, sensible, brazen pop statement, combining bubblegum diva vocals with EDM break beats”. Its lead single, “Trouble”, features Australian rapper Iggy Azalea and premiered in the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 27. The song debuted at number three (eventually rising to number two) on the Billboard Hot 100, and debuted at number one on the united kingdom Singles Chart, becoming Grande’s first number one single in Britain. She made British chart history as the very first tune to land at number one based on sales and streams. The tune was noticed for being the greatest debut ever to get a cooperation of female soloists. The song peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and number one on the Hot Dance/Electronic Tunes. The song reached the top ten in America, making it three tunes for Grande in the Hot 100’s top ten the same week (“Trouble”, “Break Free”, and “Bang Bang”). She joined Adele as the sole female musician with three top ten hits concurrently as a lead musician.