Ariana Grande: From Boca Raton to pop-star royalty

“When you heard her, even at the age we first met, 10-11 years old, you knew that this girl was destined for greatness,” Lambert says. “She was just like no other — her skills, her talent, her voice, her ability to process things, to get up and perform with little or no prep or warm-up. She was just amazing.”