We did something similar last year, where we picked out Ariana Grande’s best moments last year, and we’re going to do that again! 2014 was the biggest year for Ariana Grande to-date, and we’re going to pick out the top moments she had this year from performing in front of the United States president, to being a worldwide sensation breaking world records! Ariana Grande has done SO MUCH compared to last year that instead of just doing the top 20 moments, we’re going to do 40!
This year, we wanted YOU Arianators to decide on Ariana Grande’s best moments. With over 3,000 votes, here are the top 40 Ariana Grande moments of 2014!
40. PEREZ HILTON FEUD
We all know what happened to these two; Perez Hilton insulting Ariana Grande’s hair and accusing her “cocaine obsession” was too much!
39. BETTE MIDLER FEUD
Right after the 2014 AMAs, Bette Midler was asked about Ariana Grande and she called her a whore! Ariana backfired those comments in a tweet.
38. MACY’S 4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS
We absolutely loved Ariana Grande’s outfit when she performed for the 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular.
37. JENNETTE MCCURDY FEUD
These two’s intimate friendship came to an end around the time Sam & Cat got cancelled. Jennette McCurdy tried shading Ariana in her recent web show “What’s Next For Sarah?”.
36. “JARIANA” RELATIONSHIP
After a recent “break-up”, Ariana Grande and Jai Brooks got back together as we saw candids of them kissing at the iHeartRadio Music Awards! They broke up again around May/June!
35. JUSTIN BIEBER DUET
Justin Bieber posted a photo on Instagram hinting a Bieber Grande collaboration! Sadly. the duet isn’t finished due to many schedules.
34. SAM & CAT’S CANCELLATION
Sam & Cat got cancelled after one season, but the show was still great to all ages!
33. 2014 COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS
Ariana Grande went on the country side and performed Bang Bang at the 2014 Country Music Awards~
32. WAT-AAH! PARTNERSHIP
Ariana Grande partnered with water company WAT-AAH! to inspire her fans to stay healthy!
31. SEVENTEEN MAGAZINE
This is her 2nd cover shoot with Seventeen Magazine. She looked flawless as always!!
30. WHITE HOUSE “EASTER EGG ROLL”
Ariana was invited back to the White House the second time to perform at the Easter Egg Roll. She performed her Yours Truly hits.
29. BILLBOARD MAGAZINE
Ariana was finally featured in the Billboard Magazine and did a great photoshoot. She talks about how her mom thought she’d be a serial killer (lol)
28. 2014 KIDS CHOICE AWARDS
Ariana attended the 2014 KCAs and brought home 2 awards (Favourite TV Actress & Favourite TV Show)
27. DON’T BE GONE TOO LONG
Ariana and Chris Brown’s duet Don’t Be Gone Too Long put their fans to a hiatus after it was postponed and she wasn’t featured on the”X” album. But the music video was released!
26. TODAY SHOW
Ariana Grande performed and got interviewed at the Today Show. She performed Break Your Heart Right Back with Childish Gambino
25. 2014 TEENS CHOICE AWARDS
Ariana Grande attended the 2014 TCAs and brought home a surfboard! (Female Artist)
24. 2014 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS
Ariana performed at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards with Iggy Azalea for the first time!
23. 2014 GRAMMY AWARDS
Ariana Grande attended the 2014 GRAMMYS in the beginning of the year and presented an award to Lorde.
22. SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
In the 40th season of SNL, Ariana Grande was in a hilarious skit and performed Love Me Harder with The Weeknd for the first time!
21. 2014 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC AWARDS
Ariana Grande went all cute when she performed The Way and stripped her clothes and performed Problem!
20. 2014 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS
During the premiere of Problem, Ariana Grande performed this big hit for the very first time at the 2014 RDMAs, and also brought home an award (Chart Topper)
19. NATIONAL ANTHEM (NFL GAME)
Ariana Grande sang the National Anthem live at the National Football Game kick-off.
18. ALL MY LOVE (THE HUNGER GAMES)
Ariana Grande was featured in the soundtrack of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, with the song ALL MY LOVE by Major Lazer.
17. BEST MISTAKE
These two lovers made their 2nd song called “Best Mistake” which made people start to wonder about their relationship in the first place.
16. A VERY GRAMMY CHRISTMAS
Ariana Grande performed “Santa Tell Me” before its release and “Best Mistake” with Big Sean at the show “A Very GRAMMY Christmas”
15. “SEANIANA” RELATIONSHIP
After all these rumours, it finally came to the point where they told the truth! Ariana Grande and Big Sean were officially (and still are) a couple.
14. WHITE HOUSE “WOMEN OF SOUL”
Ariana Grande blew the president and first lady away as she performed “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston and “Tattooed Heart” at the White House “Women of Soul” event.
13. 2014 MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS
Ariana Grande went to Europe to perform at the 2014 MTV EMAs. She also brought home two awards (Best Female & Best Song)
12. 2014 JINGLE BALL
During the Jingle Ball 2014, Ariana went around cities to perform, and she had guests like The Weeknd, Jessie J, and Big Sean.
11. LOVE ME HARDER
This was Ariana Grande’s 4th single, Love Me Harder with the Weeknd. The music video came around early November.
10. 2014 BILLBOARD WOMEN IN MUSIC AWARDS
Ariana Grande was awarded at the 2014 Billboard Women In Music Awards for her accomplishments (Rising Star)
9. BANG BANG
The three divas came together to perform one of the biggest hits of all time, BANG BANG! This song brought them to stardom this year.
8. 2014 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS
This was one of Ariana Grande’s biggest moments. She opened the show with Break Free, then Nicki Minaj performed Anaconda, and Jessie J topped it all out with Bang Bang with Ariana & Nicki altogether!
7. 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS
Ariana Grande hits it the second time as she performed at the 2014 AMAs. She looked sexy performing an acoustic version of “Break Free”, then Love Me Harder with The Weeknd. After that Jessie J & Nicki Minaj came to perform Bang Bang another time!
6. SANTA TELL ME
Ariana released her next Christmas jingle “Santa Tell Me”. This song became the modern Christmas song to people worldwide.
5. TOTAL ARIANA LIVE (BREAK FREE)
Ariana Grande and her crew revived one of the biggest MTV shows “Total Request Live” which they called “Total Ariana Live”. This became Break Free’s premiere.
4. VICTORIA SECRET FASHION SHOW
Ariana Grande went to London to perform at the Victoria Secret Fashion Show. The picture above became everyone’s favourite moment and there were tons of memes with the photo!
This is Ariana Grande’s biggest hit to date. Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea). It broke records for the fastest song to reach #1 on iTunes. Sorry Taylor Swift!
2. HONEYMOON TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT
Ariana Grande announced that she will be going on a WORLDWIDE tour for the album “My Everything”. Right now she announced some North American & European tour dates.
1. MY EVERYTHING
With almost 200 votes, Ariana Grande’s album “My Everything” became the #1 biggest moment of 2014. Ariana Grande’s album debuted at #1 and is certified platinum.
Thanks for supporting Ariana Grande and Ariana Today throughout this year! We’re so thankful for all of you guys. See you in 2015! 🙂 – Ryan