Ariana Grande Vs. Shakira: Who Had The Better iHeartRadio Performance?

Fri, May 2, 2014 11:49am EDT by 10 Comments

Ariana Grande and Shakira both took to the iHeartRadio stage on May 1 and absolutely rocked out. But there can only be one best, so help us decide which pop diva had the best performance — vote below!

The battle for the best performance of iHeartRadio Music Awards is on! Ariana Grande upped the sexy factor with her performance of both the “The Way” and “Problem,” while Shakira gave an epic rendition of her new song “Empire.” In this diva-off, it’s up to you to decide who had the best performance. Vote now!

Ariana Grande Performs Two Hit Songs

The 20-year-old singer started off her performance with a sweet rendition of “The Way” on May 1. Her vocals were as strong as ever and she proved the high notes were no problem for her. Midway through her performance, she then segued into her new single, “Problem,” and it got super sexy from there.

With new dance moves and a sexier outfit, the singer showed off a new and improved version of her Disney star self. Even with the added pressure of performing two songs, the young songstress gave two fantastic and unique performances.

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Shakira Rocks Out To ‘Empire’

Later in the show, Shakira graced the stage to belt out her latest hit, “Empire.” The Voice judge gave a killer performance of her new single, and the catchy tune had the crowd going wild. Meanwhile, Shakira’s beauty and power looked effortless. She made the stage her empire with her wild and pitch perfect rendition. We already knew Shakira has an amazing voice, but hearing it live wows us every time!

Alright, now it’s time to get down to business. Ariana and Shakira were both great, but it’s time we picked a winner.

HollywoodLifers, which singer had the best performance? Cast your vote now!

— Avery Thompson

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