Ariana Grande talks Sweet Like Candy fragrance in interviews

On September 23rd, Ariana Grande held a press day event for her newest fragrance Sweet Like Candy, and she had many interviews with media outlets. Check them out below!

While promoting her new fragrance for ULTA, Sweet Like Candy, Ariana Grande talks with Access Hollywood’s Liz Hernandez about the time she went into a mosh pit with Kim Kardashian!

While promoting her new fragrance for ULTA, Sweet Like Candy, Ariana Grande talks with Access Hollywood’s Liz Hernandez and names which celebs give her style envy. Plus find out her morning ritual and more!

The 23-year-old also tells ET her favorite part of being in love.

Ariana Grande releases new fragrance, “Sweet Like Candy”

On July 20th, Ariana surprised her fans by releasing another fragrance called Sweet Like Candy! Many rumours spread after Ariana has been teasing a fragrance-figured bottle similar to Ari by Ariana Grande on Snapchat. It is now available on Ulta, and the collection includes Hair Mist, and a Rollerball!


Playful at heart wrapped in decadent desire. Inspired by Ariana’s seductively sweet, fun and sexy personality, unlock your most delightful daydream, flirt with the delicious possibilities and find yourself tickled pink with temptation. A luscious burst of sugar-frosted blackberry and juicy Italian bergamot sparkle with delicious addiction, while velvety layers of crème de cassis, fluffy marshmallow and sexy vanilla blend together to leave a sexy trail.

Fragrance Notes:

  • Top (Sweet Addiction) – Sparkling blackberry, Italian bergamot, pear
  • Heart (Delightfully Dangerous) – Jasmine sambac, frangipani, dewy honeysuckle
  • Drydown (Sexy Wink) – Crème de cassis, marshmallow, cashmere woods, sexy vanilla

Ariana Grande debuts gender-neutral fragrance ‘Frankie’

‘Problem’ songstress Ariana Grande has released a non-gender specific fragrance called Frankie by Ariana Grande.

The beauty shared a link to where fans can purchase the perfume online and a press release explains that it can be worn by both men and women, and the scent ’embodies the larger than life energy of sibling duo Frankie & Ariana’:

“Vibrant. Energetic. Next level. Run, don’t walk to get your hands on FRANKIE by Ariana Grande, the must-have limited edition fragrance that takes irresistible to the next level–it’s a fragrance for him, her and everyone! This sexy new scent embodies the larger than life energy of sibling duo Frankie & Ariana, captured in an ultra-modern metal bottle with lux black pom-pom…don’t forget to share the love.”

The perfume itself has fresh pink pepper, pear, and apricot tones, deep musk notes, and hints of wild orchid and cedar wood. It’s available now for $49.99 and you can click here to buy a bottle.



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Ariana Grande’s Halloween interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show

On October 30th, Ariana Grande’s guest appearance on the Halloween edition of The Ellen DeGeneres Show has aired. Unfortunately, she hasn’t performed her new single Focus as everybody has expected. Humorously, the artist dressed herself as a cow.

Ariana has played a fun game with Ellen, as she was blindfolded and had to smell three guys who wore different perfumes and had to guess which one was Ari. Check out the UHQ photos + videos below!


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Ariana Grande talks ‘Ari’ fragrance with InStyle Magazine

On September 29th, Ariana Grande has a talk with InStyle Magazine to discuss things regarding her new fragrance Ari by Ariana Grande. Check out the interview below!

Ariana Grande bottled up her favorite personality traits into her first fragrance, Ari. “It’s sexy, playful, and sweet, just like me,” the 22-year-old pop star says of her scent, now available for $49 for 1.7 fl. Oz. at “I thought was going to be hard to mix sweet and sexy, but this all came together. I really wanted to give my fans a piece of me—my own favorite smell.” Here she explains the ingredients that make her spritz full of life.

So is it cool to call you Ari now?
“My family calls me that. I wanted that to be the name because the fragrance is so personal. I wanted to give people a piece of me. This is really a statement that says, ‘Here I am!'”

You said you wanted this scent to be sexy, hence the notes of creamy musk and blonde woods. When do you feel your sexiest?
“Right before I do a show, when I’m getting into my costume and when I’m in it.”

More so than when you’re on the red carpet?
“Well, I did feel so pretty in the white Versace dress I wore to the Grammys this year. But honestly? I feel my sexiest when I smell good. [Laughs.]”

How convenient! Though, you have so many tattoos. Don’t you think those are sexy, too?
“Those are more personal. I have a bunch that I feel like people haven’t seen yet because they’re secretive and small. I have 10 total, but you can only see six of them. One of my favorites is the crescent moon on the side of my neck. I never really share the meanings behind my tattoos because tattoos are so personal.”

Also, you’ve made your cat-eye liner pretty much your signature sexy look. How did you become such a beauty pro?
“It took forever but I think I’m there. I think I mastered it by practice and prayer. I use the Smashbox black liner ($22, and the Chanel eyeliner in liquid brown and black ($35, Those are my two favorites.”

You represent your playful side in Ari with aromas like grapefruit and raspberry. IRL, where do you have the most fun?
“Snapchat! [Her username is Moonlightbae.] I love taking candid, funny videos. There is no time to filter or edit—it’s a way for me to directly connect to my fans. Though, I have to admit, I feel so hilariously awkward taking selfies. I pray people aren’t watching.”

What about relaxing? Do you ever get a chance to do that?
“Meditation like clears my mind but I feel like it’s also hard work because it’s hard for me to clear my mind. I do get to relax. I love snuggling up and watching movies, writing in my journal, and watching something good on TV. I used to love Gossip Girl. I love America’s Next Top Model and American Horror Story. I’m a big Scream Queens fan, for the obvious reasons. I also love reading a good book. I just re-read God Wears Lipstick for the billionth time. I feel my coziest when I’m wearing yoga leggings and slippers and a crop top and a hoodie with my fragrance on because it smells really good [laughs].”


Of course, always the fragrance! You also wanted your scent to be sweet. The pear and marshmallow do the trick. What’s the sweetest thing about you?
“That’s such a tough one. I guess that I’m such a romantic. I’m so traditional when it comes to that stuff. Love, for me, is laughter, respect, good conversation, genuine support, and more laughter.”

Has anyone come close?
“The last time someone did something sweet for me was when I received a lavender flower arrangement and a cryptic card. I eventually figured out what the message meant, and it was so rewarding.”

Well, what did it mean, Ari?!?
“I’m not telling. It’s a secret.”

Source: InStyle

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Ariana Grande visits Ulta in Chicago, IL for her perfume ‘Ari’

Ariana Grande met with employees at Ulta shop on Roosevelt Rd. Oct. 2, 2015 and sprayed her Ari by Ariana Grande perfume around the store while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center. Check out the interview she had there + videos and photos below!

[su_spoiler title=”Interview”]Ariana Grande scooted around the Ulta store in the South Loop Friday in her platform shoes, spraying her Ari fragrance like it was pixie dust. On the receiving end of the sprays were store employees who had been sworn to secrecy about the surprise appearance, and a few customers with spectacular timing. The visit took place hours before the pint-size singer’s show at the United Center, her second headlining show in the Chicago area this year.

“I’m just polluting the air,” Grande said before putting her perfume back on the display table at the store’s entrance.

Grande partnered with Ulta on the sale of her Ari fragrance and has stopped by other store locations during her tour to meet with employees and leave behind signed items for fans. She greeted employees at the South Loop location with hugs rather than handshakes, invited them to take selfies with her and signed autographs.

“Do you want me to write a message?” she said after signing one fragrance box.

Either reports of diva behavior have been greatly exaggerated — or Grande was going out of her way to make those reports a thing of the past. Grande came off as a regular 22-year-old during our brief interview, except for the fact that she was being shadowed by security, managers and her personal photographer.

Grande got her start on the Nickelodeon shows “Victorious” and “Sam and Cat,” and recently returned to television with a recurring role in Fox’s “Scream Queens.” She plays Kappa Kappa Tau sorority girl Sonya (aka Chanel No. 2) in the whodunit slasher series. Her character appeared to get killed off in the pilot, but some have questioned whether she is really dead because her body is missing.

“We don’t know anything,” Grande said of the show’s killer (or killers). “We get the script the week of, we read it, we’re excited. Because I’m involved with it, I like it that way. But if I’m at home watching it, I would hate it, like, ‘Give me every answer right now. I want to know everything.’ “(Fans are) like ‘Are you really dead? Are you Boone? No, I’m not Boone. But you will see me again.” (Boone is the gay frat boy played by fellow pop star Nick Jonas.)

Acting has mostly taken a back seat to Grande’s music, with the “Problem” and “Break Free” pop star so far releasing two studio albums, both of which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Has she had to pass up good acting roles due to her music schedule?

“I have three amazing managers who take very good care of all of the things that come and go, and most of them I don’t really hear about,” said Grande, who will appear in next year’s Zoolander 2. “I’m really focused on music and touring. If I do hear about it, it’s probably something I’m able to do with my schedule, so I’m not really sure. That would be a question for my managers, but this is an interview with me, so never mind. That’s an awkward answer. Sorry.”

Source: Chicago Tribune[/su_spoiler]

Visiting Ulta


With fans in Chicago

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Ariana Grande attends ‘Ari’ fragrance launch party at Macy’s

On September 16th, the official launch party for Ariana Grande’s fragrance Ari by Ariana Grande took place in New York City at Macy’s. Before this happened, 250 fans who purchased the fragrance at the store first would have a meet & greet with the singer.

During the event, Ariana Grande has also did a little gig, as she performed her biggest hits such as Bang Bang, Break Free & Problem! She also sat down with press from Access Hollywood and did a long interview. Check out the UHQ photos below:



Meet & Greet





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Ariana Grande interviewed on Good Morning America

On Septemer 15th, Ariana Grande has made a TV appearance on the ABC show Good Morning America! She was interviewed by Amy Robach to discuss many things, such as promoting her new fragrance Ari, her first single off her 4th album Focus On Me, and other events surrounding her such as the donut incident. Check out the UHQ photos and videos below!

Arriving at GMA studios






Leaving GMA studios


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Macy’s posts interview & fragrance shoot videos with Ariana Grande

On September 9th and 12th, Ariana Grande’s partner Macy’s for the Ari by Ariana Grande fragrance have posted two videos of her – her behind the scenes shoot for the fragrance, and a short interview regarding the process of the debut fragrance.

This Wednesday, September 16th, Ariana will be having a M&G to promote the fragrance at Macy’s in New York City to meet 250 fans who have stayed to purchase the fragrance first.

*According the the behind the scenes video, the instrumental is rumoured to be the song Focus!

Check out the videos and screen captures below!


Ariana Grande talks fragrance & video shoot for Focus On Me with WWD

Today, September 11th, an article was published about Ariana Grande. The singer was interviewed about her fragrance Ari, her upcoming single Focus On Me, and personal stories including her fears and family. Read the article below, pointing out the important information.


“My brother Frankie is obsessed with it and wearing it everywhere,” said Grande in a phone interview with WWD, taking a break from her 88-show “Honeymoon” tour. “He’s always like, ‘I need a new bottle.’ And I’m like, ‘I don’t have a bottle! I need one for myself!’ He keeps stealing mine!”

“One of my big fears is something happening to my voice, because vocal chords are fragile little things, and it is so easy for something to go wrong when you’re singing as much as I do every night,” she said. “The good news is I went to the doctor yesterday to have my [vocal] chords looked at. So he scopes me — and it turns out they were even in better shape than they were before the show, which means that I’m singing properly.”

After a Friday concert in Los Angeles, Grande’s got a video shoot scheduled. “We’re starting the creative process for the next album, and we’re going to be shooting a whole bunch of stuff,” she said. “But it’s the best music I’ve ever made. I feel like I’m always attached to every album as I’m making it, so I’m probably going to say that about every album, but this one feels really special.”

Speaking of making things she’s attached to, Grande is eager to get her first scent on counters this week. “I wanted it to be personal, especially if I’m going to call it Ari,” said Grande. “I’ve been obsessed with smells my whole life. One year I got a gift basket [with fragrances]. I’d put the lotion on every day, the body spray every day — I would walk around my house literally smelling like a bakeshop. I’m not just slapping my name on some perfume I think smells OK. I am genuinely obsessed with it. I can’t walk past the bottle in my room without spraying on me 14,000 times.”

“I learned a lot about what notes work together,” she said. “[I found that] a lot of my favorite fragrances have juicy raspberry and marshmallow in them, just like mine. I like fruity and sweet fragrances.”

Grande noted that she was intrigued with how the scent smells different on different people, given their body chemistry. “One of my best friends, Tyler, was wearing it, and walked past me. I was like, ‘What’s that? That smells good,’ and he was like, ‘It’s your perfume!’”

“I wanted the bottle itself to look really old school, like something you would see in an old movie,” said Grande.

“The cool thing about the fragrance is that it’s hand in hand with the ‘Be You’ campaign, using #BeYou,” said Grande. “I want to inspire my fans to be unapologetically themselves, celebrating our differences, boosting each other up rather than tearing each other down and meeting society’s ridiculous standard of beauty and perfection. It’s really nice now and then to be reminded that being yourself is more than enough. You’re totally perfect. That’s so cheesy to say, but it’s true.”

It will simultaneously launch in the U.K., Germany and Australia. “This deal will help us secure our position in the fragrance industry,” said Tony Bajaj, president and chief executive officer of Luxe Brands, Grande’s fragrance licensee. Bajaj founded Luxe Brands in 2014.

Grande will make a personal appearance supporting the fragrance at Macy’s Herald Square on Wednesday. She lamented the fact hat she wouldn’t be able to hit New York Fashion Week. “I’ve never gone, and always wanted to,” she said. “But I’ve got so much prep to do for this next album, so not this season.”

Next up for Grande is Fox’s “Scream Queens,” coming out on Sept. 22. “It’s really funny and it’s really dark and scary at the same time,” she said. “Comedy and horror are my two favorite genres, so the combination was great.” She’s also said to be filming Zoolander 2, tentatively scheduled for a 2016 release. She also has a single coming out. “I haven’t announced the date yet, but it’s called ‘Focus on Me,’ and my album will follow shortly thereafter. I’ve been working on it while I’m on tour, because I’ve felt really inspired. I’m pretty honest [on this one].”


Ariana Grande reveals information + bottle on her fragrance ‘ARI’

On July 23rd, Ariana Grande and her team has revealed a lot of information on her upcoming debut album, ARI. They have said that she will be releasing the perfume this year in September 2015! Here is what you should expect with the fragrance:

The luscious and sexy fragrance opens with sparkling fruits and an ultra-feminine florally passionately spun with musks and woods and an addictive hint of marshmallow.

ARI by ARIANA GRANDE will be available in key markets in September 2015.

Also, Ariana Grande will have perfume launch parties in the US and the UK, and you Arianators could get a chance to meet the star herself! If you’re either living in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, or Japan, you are eligible to win a chance to meet her! Go on the official website to enter the contest.

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Ariana Grande with fans in NYC after Jimmy Fallon

On March 19th, Ariana Grande went to NBC Studios to be on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, which will air on March 20th at night! She brought fans after leaving the studios to take pictures, and she has revealed some information:

  • She is doing the EW! sketch with Jimmy Fallon
  • She has a meeting regarding her upcoming perfume
  • She was also wearing the perfume with the fans

Check out the UHQ photos and videos below!