Vocal Range and Type

Ariana Grande has a four-octave range (D3 - B5 - E7) and is classified as a Light-Lyric Soprano. This range allows her to perform a variety of songs with different vocal demands

Versatility in Mimicking

Notably, Grande is a "vocal actress," capable of mimicking voices like Britney Spears, Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, and Celine Dion, showcasing her versatile vocal abilities​

Strength in Upper Register

Her vocal prowess shines in her upper register, especially in her whistle tones, a skill that is highlighted in songs like "Emotions"​

Impressive Belting Register

 Grande demonstrates a robust belting register, reaching up to an impressive B5, and is known for her ability to sustain notes in the soprano tessitura​

Distinctive Live Performances

Her live performances are particularly noteworthy for demonstrating control and range. Songs like "Dangerous Woman" and "God is a Woman" are prime examples where she excels live, especially in acoustic settings​

Innovative Vocal Techniques

Ariana often employs a mix of chest and head voice, and her technique of producing melismas by warping her jaw is unique, offering a fresh take on vocal delivery

Song Highlights

Some of her best performances can be seen in songs like "One Last Time," "Be Alright," "Thank U, Next," "Baby I," "Breathin," "Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored," "Bad Idea," "Right There," "Problem," and "Break Free," each showcasing different facets of her vocal talent

Rarity of Four-Octave Range

A four-octave vocal range is considered rare and is a testament to her skill and control over her voice. This range allows her to explore various genres and styles

Comparison with Other Artists

Grande's four-octave range puts her in a league with other vocal powerhouses like Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and Christina Aguilera​

Falsetto and Vibrato Use

Her falsetto is noted for being light and sweet, adding a distinct 'ring' to her voice, while her use of vibrato enhances the richness and consistency of her voice​