Remember when Ariana Grande was an adorable teenager on Nickelodeon’s Victorious followed by the spinoff Sam & Cat?
Now she’s a hot pop star who's prancing around the stage in barely-there attire [see slides eight and nine].
As any innocent-gal-turned-sexy-entertainer from the Nickelodeon or Disney world knows, if you want to make it in the music industry, you better be willing to sex up your image.
And just like Britney Spears did in the late ‘90s/early ‘00s, the 20-year-old “Problem” songstress is following suit.
We bring to you Brit’s Anatomy of a Rising Pop Star — that Ari has so wonderfully mastered over the past few years: