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Ariana Grande is becoming music's next diva after her successful stint on the  Disney Channel's sitcom Victorious (2010-13) where she played Cat Valentine. She has continued playing that role in the spinoff Sam & Cat (2013-14). Having just turned 21 (June 26th) the Boca Raton, FL native is becoming a pop sensation. Her latest single Problem (video above) featuring Australian rapper Iggy Azalea premiered at the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards on April 27th. The single sold 438,000 downloads in its first week making Grande the youngest woman to debut with over 400,000 downloads. On the Billboard  Hot 100 the song debuted at #3 and peaked at #2. Her other top ten hit was The Way. Grande's second studio album My Everything will be released on August 25th.

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SUICIDE PREVENTION
BAND OF BROTHERS



Over 5,400 suicide attempts are
made on a daily basis by teens in
the United States. There are
more deaths from teen suicide
than many major illnesses,
such as AIDS, Pneumonia, birth
defects and chronic lung
disease, combined.
TeenNewsNet Contributor
Lboosie Herbst gives insight
into what it could be like for family
& friends if you took your life.
Full Story



Emerging indie pop trio AJR
is on the verge of becoming
one of the biggest and
brightest new bands of 2014
following the viral success of
their hit single “I’m Ready,”
TeenNewsNet's Taylor Witt
had the opportunity to talk to
one of the brother's, Ryan Met,
about the group, touring together
as brothers and how they
are embracing the recognition.

Full Story

TEEN HEALTH & LIFESTYLES                            

  Down & Out
 Virginity Lost
College Course

   
8% of teens suffer from
depression Why? What
help can they get? Why
are they afraid to get it?
Full Story.
On average teens
lose their virginity at
fifteen. Why is this
happening?

Full Story.
What criteria are today's
grads looking at in
deciding what college to
attend?
Full Story.

ON SCREEN & STAGE                                                     
 Celebrity Spotlight
 Front Row
 Broadway Revue
Coming Attractions
   
 

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NewsNet
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one on one with
Hollywood's biggest
names. Click here
It's like having a
front row seat.
TeenNewsNet takes
you inside today's
hottest musicians &
bands.
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What's hot under
the neon lights of
Broadway?
TeenNewsNet
got the inside
scoop! Click Here
 

TeenNewsNet
reveals their top
picks for upcoming
movie releases.
See what's going
to behot. Click Here

SPECIAL PEOPLE & ORGANIZATIONS              

 Ebony & Ivory
 Chew Size
Pal-O-Mine

   

Music brings people
together. Classical
Pianist Elaine Kwon
along with Bon Jovi
keyboardist Dave Bryan
are tickling the ivories
to create social equality
Full Story.
      

With over two decades
experience, music
executive Vivian
Chew sizes down
today's industry and
what teens need
to do to be a part of it.
Full Story.

Pal-O-Mine has changed
the lives of disabled
youth through their
 horse therapy programs.
TeenNewsNet's
Maria Robinson uncovers
this special organization.
Full Story.


SPORTS                                                                 

 First Ever
 At the Cup
   
TeenNewsNet Editor Jeffrey Valfer goes
one-on-one with former NY Yankee
and baseball's first Designated  Hitter
Ron Blomberg. Blomberg reflects
on being remembered for one at bat,
his love of being a Yankee, the NY
fans and the current state of the game.
Full Story.

TeenNewsNet Columnist Maya Gavant
had the unique experience of
traveling with her family to Brazil
the summer to attend the World Cup.
Maya shares with us the excitement
and the experience gained from
this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Full Story.


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TeenNewsNet is giving you the opportunity to win a pair of tickets to see Bridgit Mendler and special guest Nick Tangorra Band in concert at The Paramount (Huntington, NY) on October 29th at 7PM.  Mendler is best known for her Disney Channel roles which include: Juliet on Wizards of Waverly Place, Teddy Duncan on Good Luck Charlie and most recently Olivia in the Disney original movie Lemonade Mouth. As a singer her debut album "Ready or Not" became an international top 40 hit. Winner will be announced on October 13th. For entry and contest rules click here.







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