Ariana Grande seemed to have it all. The pop star had just made history with her chart-topper “Thank U, Next,” but as she took the stage to accept Billboard’s Woman of the Year award in December, she made a confession: “This has been one of the best years of my career and the worst of my life.”
“She’s taken all this negative energy and turned it into a positive by working her ass off,” a source reveals exclusively in the new issue of Us Weekly. “The girl never stops.”
For more on Grande’s tough 2018 — and how she is leaning on ex Ricky Alvarez — watch the video above and pick up the new issue of Us Weekly, on newsstands now.