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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Garry Hixon

Posted at 2:14 AM on May 12, 2014  

THEY LOOK LIKE GOOD CANDIDATES FOR PORNHUB AND PORNHUB LIVE IF THEY HAD THE GUTS GOD KNOWS I DO

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Unknown

Posted at 9:03 PM on May 6, 2014  

WHY DO PEOPLE DO THIS STUPID SH%T! How the hell could anyone compare the two:

Ariana Grande is just 20 yrs old, and at the beginning of her career.

Shakira has been in the business for such a long time, built up an amazing career, and started at a much younger age.

There is no comparing the two, that is so unfare to Ariana, to even try. Give this young woman a fair chance, and see how much farther she will go, or at least choose an artist who is a little closer to her level. You couldn’t compare a pro boxer, to someone who isn’t even close to going pro, why do that to Ariana!

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Jaylen Monk

Posted at 11:29 PM on May 3, 2014  

Ariana Grande rocked it with THE WAY and PROBLEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Sammy

Posted at 7:45 PM on May 3, 2014  

Ariana was clearly lip syncing. Didn’t she make fun of someone else for doing that? Then she went ahead and did it. Rhianna laughed because she looked weird up there. I don’t think she should make songs anymore. She seems like a nice girl but sorry I don’t see talent there for music. She should do commercial.

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Jay

Posted at 4:43 AM on May 5, 2014  

Ariana was not lip syncing. During her performance you can hear her laugh. I don’t think that would be part of the track. I kind of like shakira, but she looked like she was lip syncing because she two of her voices were playing at the same time and she tried to make it look like she was singing both. Ariana doesn’t need lip sync because she has the best voice of this generation.

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Jessica

Posted at 6:55 PM on May 2, 2014  

Shakira by far! Ariana’s can’t even compare to shakira’s

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Sammy

Posted at 7:46 PM on May 3, 2014  

Totally agree. There not even on the same level. Ariana looked awkward up there.

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John

Posted at 5:13 PM on May 2, 2014  

Shakira was the best performer of the night! it was not even near to her best performances, but it was really good, this song is amazing! Ariana who?? i don´t know anything about that Little girl but she is trying to copy Mariah Carey style?? Shakira looked epic yesterday

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Posted at 12:55 PM on May 2, 2014  

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Nellie

Posted at 12:09 PM on May 2, 2014  

Shakira! Ariana looked like a duck outta water.

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