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I don’t care who you are or who you stan, you NEED TO WATCH THIS RIGHT NOW.

Even if you don’t like kpop, if you have no idea who he is, please watch this.

For those of you who don’t know - this is Jo Kwon, a kpop idol; he started as a singer in a ballad group called 2AM, and he has also released solo albums. He’s always been a bit “different” in the kpop industry, he’s extremely out there and often dances to girl group songs and wears “girl” clothes. 

These past few weeks he has been a part of a show where he made a lot of cover songs, most of them of originally female performers (last week he performed a Byonce song and omg he was amazing). He has been getting a lot of hate for it, because people don’t understand him and think he’s a drag queen. He said last week that he’s not, that he’s just a performer and this is what he does - perform.

This week, on the last episode of the show, he performed Lady Gaga’s “Born this way”. You can see in his eyes how powerful the lyrics are to him (he also has that sentence tattooed on his back. And has a dog named Gaga lol). This performance is his way of saying “fuck you” to those haters. 

I love Jo Kwon with all my heart, and he keeps on inspiring me every single time. There aren’t many kpop idols like him, and he’s one of the most talented, hardworking and genuine people out there.

Please love and support him!

(and if you haven’t listened to his solo album I recommend Animal and I’m Da One because those songs are just amazing)

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Neil Tennant of The Pet Shop Boys coined the term “imperial phase” in reference to that point in an artist’s career when they have completely captured the zeitgeist and can do practically nothing wrong. 

Being familiar the concept of the “imperial phase” makes Coldplay’s 2008 song “Viva La Vida” (but especially Lady Gaga’s cover of it) all the more interesting.

Although I know very little of Coldplay, I do know that “Viva La Vida” was released well into the band’s career and biggest successes. The song contains many biblical references and looks back to a time when the narrator “ruled the world”. It’s not a stretch of the imagination to consider that the song may be a reflection upon Coldplay’s own “imperial period”, which lasted sometime around the worldwide success of the single “Yellow” and the release of their 2005 album “X&Y”.

What makes Gaga’s cover of this song most interesting is that she covered it in 2008, shortly after the release of “The Fame”. Gaga’s “imperial” period lasted from this time until the release of “Born This Way” in early 2011.

Gaga’s cover of “Viva La Vida” is in my opinion more musically interesting than Coldplay’s. It’s a live cover, and in the original unedited version she laughs and fumbles with the lyrics several times. It is truly the mark of an “imperial phase” that Gaga could be so charming and interesting even while screwing up the lyrics of a just-released hit. 

It is now 2015 and Gaga’s imperial phase has come and gone. Her career suffered from overexposure and a severe case of hubris, leading to bad press and sliding record sales. Public opinion has changed as of late, and her career seems to be on the upswing, but it will never be the same as that time when she was talked about in every newspaper, beloved by hipsters and teenyboppers, and copied by every girl in the pop world. Gaga’s imperial phase was truly a special moment in time.

Now, for some personal reflection.

I was turning 18 when “Viva La Vida” and “The Fame” were released, and just entering university. I finally felt free to be myself and express who I was: a weird, artsy girl with a lot of opinions and crazy outfits. I also learned just how much I loved partying. I finally had friends! And we all loved Gaga. We went out every night and still made it to class. We got dressed together. We fell asleep on each other’s couches. My life felt truly… fabulous. Gaga and I shared the same imperial phase.

Now, as a post-grad in a university town, I feel much like the narrator of “Viva La Vida”. I remember when the world was mine to conquer, but now I just serve the university students and their friends, trying to scrape by while they party. I can still remember when my friends and I would shut down the clubs. There’s a pretty sad story behind the rise and fall of my imperial phase, but it’s better not to go into it.

When Lady Gaga ruled the world, I felt like I did too. Here’s hoping we both have a comeback.

made this playlist. Enjoy!

Listen to the Playmoss playlist: Together by paladinwilla by paladinwilla
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Alone, we’re strong, Together we’re invincible. We can do anything when we work together. We’re happier together

Sheppard - We Belong
Tim McMorris - Dance
The Wanted - Glad You Came
EPIC GOOFY MOVIE MEDLEY! - Peter Hollens feat. Stuart Edge
Where no one goes - Peter Hollens - feat. My little dude!!
Lady Gaga - Born This Way - Peter Hollens (A Cappella Cover)
Firework - Katy Perry - Peter Hollens (A Cappella Cover)
Imagine Dragons - On Top of the World - Peter Hollens & Mike Tompkins
Shut Up and Dance - WALK THE MOON
Some Nights - Peter Hollens (A Cappella)
Taron Egerton - I’m Still Standing |SING 2016 Soundtrack|
Avicii - Hey Brother
Continental Drift - Chasing The Sun (The Wanted
Pentatonix - Can’t Hold Us (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis cover)
Radioactive - Pentatonix & Lindsey Stirling (Imagine Dragons cover)
Pentatonix - Starships (Nicki Minaj Cover)
PENTATONIX - SING
Fitz and the Tantrums - HandClap

The 'ARTPOP' Era Execution Plan

This execution plan messes with my head. It makes me feel like I’m reading from another dimension. I thought it would be perfect for my blog though. It’s a long read:

In July 2013, following a couple of months of rehabilitation after breaking her hip in the middle of her Born This Way Ball tour, Lady Gaga releases the album cover and announces the release dates for her highly anticipated 3rd studio album ARTPOP, and it’s lead single. The whole internet is set abuzz with the announcement, and over the next few weeks, hype is built for the single’s release, with Gaga sharing promotional pictures for the album, and even a song from the album leaking.

On August 19th, 2013, Lady Gaga releases the lead single from ARTPOP, “Applause”, and it’s music video. The song, which gains positive reviews from critics, is involved in media controversy comparing it’s commercial success to Katy Perry’s “Roar”, due to the closeness of their releases. While promoting the single, Gaga’s fashion consists of sleek, minimalistic fashion.

In the weeks prior to it’s release, Gaga is hyped up as the opener for the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. At the awards, she opens with a performance that starts out with the lights shut. One by one, a spotlight is placed on 12 dancers dressed as Gaga in each of her previous videos. The spotlights form an inward spiral pattern, and the final spotlight shines on a gigantic blue Koons egg. The 12 Gaga’s run to the the Koons egg, and destroy it, revealing Gaga in a white latex jumpsuit, crouching in fetal position. After slowly getting up, and scanning the crowd, the 12 Gaga’s crowd around Gaga, and give her a Gazing Ball, running away right after. Gaga holds the ball, and sings:

”I can feel my heart 
beating in your hands,
my aura and yours 
meeting in this dance.
Pull the trigger, I’m ready,
it’s showtime!”


the fake “boos” play, and then the song starts. During the whole song, Gaga dances with her former selves, while multi-colored paint is shot and splatters on her and the stage props. During the bridge, two of the former Gaga’s apply paint on Gaga’s face similar to the single cover. Gaga pushes away all of her former selves, and sings the rest of the song. Afterwards, she kisses the Gazing Ball, and leaves the stage.

At the iTunes Festival in London, on September 1st, 2013, Gaga performs 8 songs: “Applause”, “Aura”, “ARTPOP”, “Sex Dreams”, “Dope”, “PARTYNAUSEOUS”, “Rage”, and “Mary Jane Holland”.

Over the next few months, the song is promoted on Good Morning America, Ellen, X-Factor UK, and SNL. The song peaks at #2 on the Hot 100, and goes on to sell over 3.5 million copies worldwide. In mid-October, Gaga reveals the tracklist:

1. Aura
2. Venus
3. G.U.Y.
4. Sexxx Dreams (feat. Justin Timberlake)
5. Rage
6. Big Bang
7. Icon
8. Do What U Want (feat. R. Kelly)
9. ARTPOP
10. Mary Jane Holland
11. Ratchet (feat. Azealia Banks, Beyoncé, and Rihanna)
12. PARTYNAUSEOUS (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
13. Brooklyn Nights
14. Dope
15. Princess Die
16. Gypsy
17. Applause

In case you’re wondering: in this world, they don’t have ‘Jewels 'N Drugs’, 'MANiCURE’, 'Swine’, 'Donatella’, or 'Fashion!’. Instead, they have 'Rage’, 'Big Bang’, 'Icon’, 'Ratchet’, 'PARTYNAUSEOUS’, 'Brooklyn Nights’, and 'Princess Die’.

…and the second single: “Venus”!

The song is released in November 2013, and promo-wise, Gaga pulls all the stops. She performs the single at the YouTube Music Awards, the MTV European Music Awards, the American Music Awards, SNL, X-Factor US, and the Grammy Nominations concert. For the “Venus” era fashion, Gaga initially starts with the “bleach-fried everything” look with ‘Birth of Venus’ inspired clothing, before switching to cleaner, more pristine and glittery looks.

The video for “Venus” would feature Gaga swallowing a Beats Pill (it has to fit with the Beats commercial that would feature “Venus”), and going on an acid trip where she re-imagines herself as the Goddess of Love, Space, and Time. Over the songs chart run, it ultimately peaks at #6, and sells 3 million copies worldwide.

In the 5 weeks before the release of ARTPOP, 5 promotional singles (“Aura” (also used as a promo single for Machete Kills), “Big Bang”, “Mary Jane Holland”, “PARTYNAUSEOUS”, and “Princess Die”) are released weekly in the iTunes Countdown to Lady Gaga’s ARTPOP. Each song is chosen to show the musical variety of the album.

In it’s first week of release, ARTPOP manages to sell 310K copies in the US, and 600K worldwide total. By the end of the year, the album manages to sell 1.6 million copies worldwide.

Around the release of ARTPOP, Gaga strikes up 3 big endorsement deals: KIA Motors, Beats Headphones, and Versace. “Applause” is used in one of the famous KIA hamster commercials. Two songs (“Venus”, and the first ARTPOP app song released, “Tinnitus”) are used in two different commercials for Beats Headphones, while the 2nd app song, “Donatella”, is used as the theme for the Versace campaign.

On New Years Eve, exactly at midnight, Gaga releases a 3rd song to the app, a collaboration with RuPaul called “Fashion!”, and announces that the GAGAxTERRY movie will be released exclusively to Netflix on her birthday.

On January 26th, 2014, Gaga launches the 3rd single from ARTPOP, “Do What U Want”, with a performance at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. The performance would be a megamix of the 3 versions of the song released (the original, the remix featuring Christina Aguilera, and the remix featuring Rick Ross). The performance starts with Rick Ross rapping his verse while home footage of a young Gaga plays in the background. As Gaga’s verse starts, she comes out wearing the curly blonde wig and the beige latex outfit she wore on The Voice. In the background, personal footage of Gaga when she was getting famous in late 2007/early 2008 plays. During the chorus, Gaga takes off the curly blonde wig and strips down to just beige lingerie, while dancing and walking around the stage. During the 2nd verse and chorus, R. Kelly comes out and sings, while Gaga does suggestive dance moves with him. During this part, personal footage of Gaga during the Fame/Fame Monster era is projected onto the screen. During the 3rd verse, Christina comes out in the gown she wore during the Voice performance, while Gaga just dances around with her. Born This Way era/2012 footage is shown here. During the bridge, everyone except Gaga leaves the stage, and Gaga falls to the floor while a single spotlight shines on her. While she sings the bridge, various negative headlines are shown on the screen behind her. Suddenly, the ‘ink’ that makes up the headlines drips to the bottom, and flows onto the stage. As Gaga sings the final chorus (along with R. Kelly and Christina, who are singing while hidden), she covers herself in the ink and writhes in it. Meanwhile, professional footage of Gaga during theARTPOP era is played on the large screen. As she sings the ad-libs at the end of the song, the large screen finally shows Gaga as she performs on the Grammy stage. When the song is done, Rick Ross, R. Kelly, and Christina come from behind the stage, and all 4 of them bow to the crowd. Following the performance, the megamix + the 2 individual remixes would be released to iTunes.

The video for “Do What U Want” would essentially serve as an extended preview for the GAGAXTERRY movie. During the single era, Gaga’s fashion would mostly consist of 70s disco diva inspired clothing. Lots of sequins and latex. She would wear the long blonde curly wig she wears on the single cover for most of the era, until the very end, when she would switch to a shorter blonde bob.

After the Grammys promo + the video release, Gaga performs the song once more, at the first night of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. The song goes on to reach #1 for 2 weeks, and sells 5.5 million copies worldwide. In mid-March, Gaga headlines the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, and causes a big media stir after she participates in an act of “vomit art” with artist Millie Brown. She also premieres 3 new songs (“MANiCURE”, “Swine”, and “Jewels n’ Drugs”), which are released to the ARTPOP app the day after.

After staying mum for most of April, Gaga begins the “Gypsy” era with a performance of the song at the iHeartRadio Music Awards. The performance is the same Oz-inspired performance Gaga did of “Applause” on GMA (imagine that performance was different). Gaga also promotes the song with performances at the Billboard Music Awards, The View, The Today show, and the American Idol finale.

The music video for “Gypsy” is released in early June, and is an acid-Disney-leather-punk re-interpretation of the Wizard of Oz that features Taylor. The style for the “Gypsy” era has Gaga sticking with the short blonde bob, but changing styles quite a bit. Initially, she just sticks with with Taylors flannel shirts and shorts. Once the era begins to go into promo mode, she transitions to pastel toned gowns, before switching to toned down, natural-looking “hippie” clothing.

Although initially a slow starter, the song quickly gains traction in mid-June, and becomes one of the biggest hits of Summer 2014. The song peaks at #3 on the Hot 100, and sells 4.5 million copies worldwide.

Just as the “Gypsy” single era starts, Gaga sets off on artRave: the ARTPOP Ball, her 4th concert tour. The 7th song released on the ARTPOP app, “Rave”, is released on the opening night of the tour (another song, “Sire”, inspired by Michael Jackson, is released on the release date of his album Xscape). Most of the summer is spent on the tour, with the last “Gypsy” promo performance being in mid-June. However, in July 2014, MTV begins to build hype for a surprise performance featuring 2 “blonde icons”. At the 2014 VMAs, the show opens with Britney Spears opening with a performance of her current single “Alien”, sitting on the edge of a fake cliff, with the moon shining in the background. As Britney finishes singing the first verse and chorus, Gaga comes down from a “spacecraft”, and sings the 2nd verse. Gaga sits next to Britney, they caress each other, and then Gaga sings to Britney, “Miss American Dream, I wonder, do you ever have… sex dreams?”.

They leave off the edge of the cliff, and onto a set that looks like a steampunk-dystopian future, with a large mirror separating two beds. The instrumental for “Sexxx Dreams” begins to play, and Britney sings the 1st verse, lying down on the bed, dressed in a long white blouse and black bikini. She makes suggestive gestures and begins to lay down and feel her body. Gaga, who has changed into a black leather ensemble similar to the one worn during the iTunes festival, sings the pre-chorus, and then Britney sings the chorus. After the first chorus, there’s a short instrumental break, where we see Justin Timberlake (who is in a white tanktop and black sweatpants) run and jump onto the bed opposite Britney. Justin sings the 2nd verse, and then Gaga, who is watching both sides, sings the pre-chorus again. Justin sings the 2nd chorus, and then Gaga begins to sing the bridge. During this part, all 3 of them get up in front of the mirror/beds and perform very sexual (some grinding) choreography. As Gaga sings “love as I am when I lay with you, I think of him”, she glares at Britney, glares at Justin, and blows a kiss to the crowd. The 3 sing the final chorus, and fall back onto a single bed, which is then rolled off the side of the stage.

The performance causes a bunch of controversy, which aids the song in becoming a big hit. In the week following the VMAs, the song debuts in the top 20 of the Hot 100. With some more promotion at the European Music Awards, X-Factor US, and SNL, the song manages a #5 peak on the Hot 100, and sells 4 million copies worldwide.

The video stars Gaga and Justin Timberlake in a golden dystopian future, where thoughts are strictly controlled and monitored, making things like “sex dreams”, and even light sexual thoughts forbidden. Gaga and Timberlake find ways to bypass this type of intense security, and make love in their sex dreams. They get caught by authorities, and and die in each others arms. Gaga’s style for this era mostly consists of leather and metal clothing, although some of the Disney influences come back. She wears a brunette ponytail for this era.

Also, around this time, Gaga’s jazz collaboration album with Tony Bennett, Cheek to Cheek, is released, and gains mass critical acclaim. Two other songs, “I Wanna Be With You” (the demo version of “Dope”), and a Britney collaboration called “Element of Crime”, are uploaded to the ARTPOP app. One more song, “Red Flame”, is released to the app on Christmas 2014.

Most of the last two months of 2014 are taken off as a break, except for an appearance as the musical guest on SNL in December, where she performs “Sex Dreams” and the 6th single “G.U.Y.”.

The song is promoted on mostly talk shows in January, but gains a bunch of hype when Gaga performs it (along with “Venus”) in space in February 2015. The performance, which is a half hour broadcast, is aired on every major primetime channel, and also on VH1 and MTV. The performance gains major media attention, and helps the song start up on the charts. 

The video would basically be the same as what we have now, except the ending would be more clear (who is the G.U.Y.? what did she do after killing her label? a bit more cohesion would’ve helped). The fashion for the era would have Gaga wearing the long white wig, while wearing simple yet sleek and modern white clothes.

Due to the songs spare promotion, and less-than-stellar radio support compared to earlier singles, the song peaks at a mild #9 on the charts, going top 10 for only 2 weeks. The song goes on to sell 3 million copies worldwide.

Following the space performance, Gaga resumes the artRAVE in March 2015, coming back to North America. On her 29th birthday, Gaga releases the final ARTPOP app song, an emotional Timbaland-produced urban-pop ballad (something like a poppier version of “Sell Me Candy” by Rihanna) called “Temple”.

On the last date of the artRAVE in late April 2015, it is announced that “ARTPOP” will be released as the final single from the album. The song goes largely unpromoted, except for a single performance at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. The performance features Gaga being dressed up in the most famous/iconic outfits of the ARTPOP era, until the end, where she is stripped nearly nude, with no makeup on either. At the end of the song, Gaga gives an epilogue speech, where she shortly talks about the concept of ARTPOP, and how everyone must work and strive to keep the idea eternally alive. As the instrumental of the song ends, she takes a Gazing ball and drops it to the floor. The ball shatters as the light goes out and the beat stops.

In the few promotional outings for the single, Gaga does not stick to a general theme or aesthetic, instead preferring to go at random. After all, ARTPOP could mean anything.

The video for the song is released the same night, along with videos for the other 10 non-singles. The video is a compilation of the Inez & Vinoodh footage taken for the initial album photoshoot. Another one, which is a studio shot version of the BBMA performance, is released two weeks later. The song performs moderately well on charts worldwide, and peaks at #15 on the Hot 100. It goes on to sell 2 million copies worldwide.

Following the final performance of the era, Gaga goes into a hiatus until Spring 2016. In total, ARTPOP finishes it’s era with 5-7 million copies sold worldwide

What do you think?

[The good, the bad, and the uncomfortable]

Gruvia week 2k15 | Day 3

Prompt: awkward (I went with my own prompt for today, hee)
Rating: T
Summary: When living in the same house, sometimes it’s hard not to literally bump on each other naked. (Takes place during the 6 months Gray and Juvia lived together)

A/N: This was meant to be a little piece of consolation for our fandom on the light of the latest developments in the manga, but I was kinda late in posting it so I though I might as well save it up for Gruvia week, so here it is! It’s heavily inspired from this scene in “the Proposal”.  

With a happy sigh, Juvia turned off the water and opened the shower leaf. After an exhausting training session with Gray, she really needed a refreshing shower to wash away the sweat and accumulated fatigue. Absent-mindedly, she reached her hand for a towel, but when it just swung into the void she was struck with awareness.

She forgot to take a towel with her.

Cursing herself inwardly, she looked through the vapor for a spare one she could use. Her eyes fell on a folded face towel on the counter and stretched to fetch it, but it turned out too small to dry herself with it, let alone cover her body.

At this point,there was only one option. It’s not like she hadn’t happened to bring him a towel in the shower. Even so, she couldn’t stop the blush spreading across her cheeks.

She opened the bathroom door by an inch. “Gray-sama?” she called loud enough for him to hear.

No answer.

She peeked through the door. Probably he was still out. He did say he was going to gather some wood for the fireplace after all.

She faltered, biting her lip. Now, what were the chances of Gray-sama running into her before she could disappear into her room?

She shook her head and opened the door, covering her chest and private parts as best she could because, alone or not, she felt too exposed, and she was about to march to her room when a hairy blur flew before her eyes, causing her to yelp in horror and jump a few steps back.

Black round eyes, whiskers…and claws. A ferret? Where did it even come from? Then again, their house was at the edge of a forest…

“No no no, go away!” she hissed as it drew closer. She waved her leg to scare it away, but apparently the weasel saw it rather as an invitation to play.

She tipped the back of her head on the door frame, severely tempted to use her magic now. Maybe trap it in her water lock, then send it off where it came from. No, she could choke the poor thing, what kind of person would do that? But she had to do something before it crawled up her feet. Because she could see in those black eyes it totally entertained the idea.


Gray ran up the paved stairs that led to the house. Once in, he arched a brow at Juvia’s absence. She said she would be preparing lunch…hadn’t she?

“Uh…Juvia?” he asked. He didn’t get a response, but then he noticed there was no pot on the burner.

He scratched the back of his neck. Maybe she went out to pick vegetables or something. Well, better take a quick shower and help her out with lunch when she’s back.

Humming a song, he dropped the sweat reeking T-shirt that hung on his shoulder, then yanked his pants off along with the boxers. He headed straight to the small corridor that led to the bathroom, hoping that he would be done quickly to pick his clothes up before she came back and start complaining for dropping them in the middle of her kitchen.


Juvia shot another jet of water to the mischievous animal. Guide it in the bathroom and lock it inside; that was the current plan. If only it didn’t seem to like water so much…

“That’s it…” she took a step forward as it took a few steps back, “What a good boy you are, ferret-kun!”

It finally stepped on the tiled floor of the bathroom. Now was her chance. She closed the door and spurt in the corridor without looking ahead.

And then, the clash.

There was a wet sound of sweat coated skin slapping on damp skin and Gray found himself pressed flush against Juvia. An equally naked Juvia.

He yelped, she squeaked, her palms slanted on his shoulder blades to prevent herself from falling over while he clasped at her arms to maintain their balance, resulting in him toppling over and pulling her along as his back crashed on the floor.

They stared at each other for a brief moment of silence. Arms placed at each side of his head, lips parted in a soft gasp as her body sloped on his, damp locks clung on her forehead and cheeks, dripping beads of water on his face as he stared intensely at her flushed features. Until he grew uncomfortably conscious of their predicament and burst in incoherent yells, pulling Juvia out of her own trance.

“What the fuck–”

She let out a torn cry of embarrassment, bringing a hand over her eyes. “Ju–Ju–Juvia is not looking!”

“Why don’t you cover something else instead of your eyes?”

She cried again as she covered her chest, sitting up on his lap.  “Aaah, Juvia is so embarrassed!”

“Don’t squirm!” he grunted, clenching his jaw.

“Our first time was not supposed to be like this!”

“What nonsense are you talking about? And get off me already!”

Juvia stuttered an apology and crept towards her bed, pulling a blanket over her bare figure.

“What the hell were you doing?” he barked as he wrapped a towel around his hips. When he dared peek her way again, she seemed in shock and red as a tomato.

“Gray-sama saw Juvia the way she was born…” she muttered, covering her mouth with one hand and holding the blanket wrapped around her body with the other one.

“I didn’t see anything!” he lied, his hand clutching on the towel tightened protectively.

“O-Oh…”

Was it him, or did she sound more disappointed than relieved? He eye-rolled. “Throw a warning next time you plan on running around the house naked!”

“You’re not the one to talk about that Gray-sama….” she retorted silently.

“You’re the one who jumped on me!” He scoffed, passing a hand through his hair. “You know what? Whatever. I’m off to shower.”

She opened her mouth to speak, raising an index finger as Gray walked backwards and clasped the door handle but she was cut short when the door opened and the ferret gushed out, causing him to screech a curse and withdraw clumsily.

“What on earth was that?”

“I meant to tell you….” she mumbled, twisting the edge of the knitted material in her fingertips, “Juvia was trying to escape from ferret-kun when she bumped on Gray-sama.”

He whipped his palm on his red face, grumbling something under his breath before he disappeared into the bathroom.

“Gray-sama?” she asked.

“What.”

“Did you drop your clothes in the kitchen?”

His head popped from behind the door. “Yes.” he huffed and shut the door close.

He didn’t spare a glance at the wild blush on his face that reflected on the mirror and walked straight to the shower.

He definitely needed a cold one.

Ariana Grande- Vocal Abilities

Studio Vocal Range: C#3-C6-F7 (as far as we have seen)

Live Vocal Range: D3-B5-E7 (as far as we have seen)

Supported Range: F3-Eb5

Vocal Fach: Light/Lyric Soprano

Where Her Live Notes Are Found- Low Notes (D3-G#4):

D3: You Don’t Know Me (this has not been performed live at all, but when she hits it, it does not seem autotuned)

Eb3: Voice Impressions of Christina Aguilera & Shakira

E3: Tattooed Heart

F3: Hide & Seek (Imogen Heap Cover), Boys Like You, Why Try

F#3: Why Try, Hands On Me, Break Your Heart Right Back

G3: Tattooed Heart, I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston Cover), I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Cover Mashup)

G#3: Best Mistake, My Everything, Love Me Harder, Why Try, One Last Time

A3: One Last Time, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart, Honeymoon Avenue

Bb3: Be My Baby, Break Free, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup)

B3: Hands On Me, Love Me Harder

C4-G4: E Più Ti Penso

G#4: Focus

Mid Belts (A4-Eb5):

A4: Tattooed Heart, One Last Time, I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston Cover), All My Love

Bb4: Best Mistake, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup), Be My Baby, Pink Champagne, One Last Time, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart, Honeymoon Avenue

B4: Break Your Heart Right Back, Right There, One Last Time, Why Try, Honeymoon Avenue, Tattooed Heart, Focus, Problem

C5: Best Mistake, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup), Tattooed Heart, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart, I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston Cover), All My Love, Break Free, Bang Bang

C#5: Best Mistake, Be My Baby, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup), One Last Time, My Everything, I Have Nothing (Whitney Houston Cover), Love Me Harder, Honeymoon Avenue, Pink Champagne

D5: Right There, All My Love, My Everything, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart

Eb5: Break Your Heart Right Back, Be My Baby, Why Try, Honeymoon Avenue, Break Free, Bang Bang, Problem

Upper Belts (E5-B5):

E5: Bang Bang, Hands On Me, Right There, Tattooed Heart, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart, One Last Time, Focus

F5: Tattooed Heart, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart, Why Try, The Way, Break Free

F#5: Baby I, Break Your Heart Right Back, Why Try, Honeymoon Avenue

G5: Bang Bang, Baby I, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup), Right There, Pink Champagne, Break Free

G#5: Bang Bang, Be My Baby, The Way, Pink Champagne, Tattooed Heart, Why Try, Love Me Harder, Focus, Problem

A5: Pink Champagne, One Last Time, All My Love, Honeymoon Avenue

Bb5: Be My Baby, Break Free

B5: Born This Way (Lady Gaga Cover)

Falsettos/Head Voice/Whistle Register (C5-E7):

C5: Best Mistake

C#5: Best Mistake, Break Your Heart Right Back, One Last Time, Tattooed Heart, Focus

D5: Right There, One Last Time

Eb5: Why Try

E5: Right There, One Last Time, Why Try

F5: Best Mistake, The Way, Tattooed Heart, Break Free

F#5: Best Mistake, Be My Baby, Honeymoon Avenue

G5: Right There, Just A Little Bit Of Your Heart, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup)

G#5: Be My Baby, The Way, Why Try, Honeymoon Avneue, Tattooed Heart, Love Me Harder, Focus, Problem

A5: Why Try, Honeymoon Avenue

Bb5: Best Mistake, I’m Every Woman/Vogue (Whitney Houston/Madonna Mashup), Be My Baby, Break Free, Honeymoon Avenue

B5: Right There, Problem

C6: Bang Bang, The Way, Adore

C#6: Why Try, Baby I, Love Me Harder

D6: Break Free

Eb6: Problem

E6: Right There

F6: The Way, Baby I

F#6: Baby I

G6: Focus

G#6: Focus

A6-Eb7: Are Not In A Specific Song, Are Usually In Ariana’s Snapchats

E7: Emotions (Mariah Carey Cover)