Boca Raton Magazine is an American magazine based in Boca Raton, Florida that focuses on shopping, beauty, dining, arts, music, and local events. Ariana Grande was featured on the cover of the July 2014 issue because she is originally from Boca.


When my first single went to number one, it was crazy. I never thought that would happen. To see people embrace me as an artist was the coolest thing in the world. That’s when I realized, ‘Hey, there might be something to this music thing that works out for me.

– Ariana on when she realized her life was about to change

They were both so nice—and so tall. I was like, ‘Are you real people?’ They were nice and kind, and statuesque. I was like, ‘Wow, I’m cowering in fear.'

– Ariana on the time she met the president and the first lady

I think it shows my progression as an artist and as a person … It’s a little more grown-up, while still remaining authentic to me as a person. I’m very excited for people to hear it.

– Ariana on the her second album, My Everything