Getty Images/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images

Ariana Grande's New Music Is Coming Soon, So Get Excited For 2018

Ad failed to load

While you were too busy drinking champagne and feeling fancy AF, Ariana Grande was slaying the end of 2017. And we don't just mean she wore a sparkly dress and had someone really, really, ridiculously good-looking to kiss at midnight. No, no, not our girl. She was busy gifting the world a sneak peek at what to expect from her in 2018, and man, oh man, should we get excited. It's no secret that Grande has some serious vocal chords, but in her newest Instagram post, we learned that Ariana Grande's new music is coming soon and her voice is straight-up #goals.

It's been quite some time since we heard new music from Ariana Grande, with her last album, Dangerous Woman, dropping over a year ago, and fans were getting juuuust a bit anxious as to when they'd be hearing more music. And, on Dec. 13, we got our answer. In her Instagram Story, she shared a screenshot that showed her in the recording studio, reportedly taken from a fan's account.

On the screenshot, her caption read, "I’m pretty sure dis is very old or fake.” Grande added, “If u wanted confirmation that I’ve been workin why didn’t you just ask?” GASP.

Ad failed to load

Ariana then posted a photo of a (Polaroid) photo of herself in the music studio, looking fly as hell:

Oh, hello, dope ponytail and platinum locks. Hello, off-the-shoulder getup. Ariana, can you get any cooler?

Ad failed to load

(Short answer: no.)

Of course, fans were beyond shook because ARIANA IS MAKING NEW MUSIC AND THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT:

Ad failed to load

Others were more focused on the, erm, smaller details:

Ad failed to load

OK, but let's not focus on that because Ariana is life and everything she does is absolute magic. Let's not get it twisted.

So just when we thought life could not get more amazing, we were wrong, because Grande shared her angelic voice with us just as the clock struck midnight for New Year's:

Ad failed to load

Do I care that all we were given was a chorus of Ariana saying "Hmm"?

Ad failed to load

NOPE. It's perfection.

Also, her caption is hinting at what's to come for 2018, saying, "See you next year," and how did we even deserve this?

In September, Grande spoke about pursuing new music in light of the tragedy at her Manchester Arena concert in the U.K. back in May of 2017, and her choice to return to the city to play a benefit concert in honor of the victims and their families. She said,

Ad failed to load
It’s been very challenging for all of us involved. So it would be nice to really hold my loved ones close for a little while, stay home for a little bit. But knowing me, I’m going to be in the studio because I love it, and I want to create. I started an album already a year ago, over a year ago, but I want to keep creating, and it’s not done yet. So I’m going to take my sweet ass time, so I’ll be rested and ready to go again as soon as possible.

While we completely understand that difficulties she no doubt faced during 2017, we are so, so excited to hear what she's going to be giving her fans in 2018.

Ariana, this it totally going to be your year. While the whole world is trying to come up with New Year's resolutions (which, let's be honest, nobody will even stick to anyway), Ariana Grande is clearly preparing for world domination, slaying our feeds with her incredible bars.

Ad failed to load

So I have a New Year's resolution, and it consists of me obsessively checking my social media, anxiously awaiting for Grande to give us any small hint of what she'll be delivering to us in 2018.

Ad failed to load

Must Reads

The Travel Accessory You Need This Summer, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Leaving behind your hometown and exploring the great beyond is one of the most important things you'll ever do in your lifetime. It breaks the monotony of your daily routine, pushes you out of your comfort zone, and forces you to appreciate a world c…
By Roya Backlund

6 Commitment-Free Ways To Change Up Your Look After A Breakup, If You Feel Like It

I'm married and not breaking up (I just had to clarify before I get a call from my husband wondering what's going on). However, if for some reason we ever did separate (again, not happening!), I've imagined I'd have this Eat, Pray, Love moment where …
By Stephanie Montes

Here's Everything That's Leaving Netflix In June

Summer is here, and with it comes plenty of opportunity to binge watch more movies and TV shows that we never knew we needed in our lives. May has passed by in a blink of an eye, so I definitely need to catch up on what Netflix is getting rid of afte…
By Kristen Perrone

Cherry Print Is One Of Summer's Biggest Fashion Trends & It's So Much Sweeter Than Florals

If there's one thing that I've had my eye on this summer it's a cool, flirty cherry-print dress. Along with versatile black tops and blue denim, the color red has become a staple in my wardrobe this year and anytime I can infuse it into my daily look…
By Ariana Marsh

13 Must-Have Experiences You Should Buy In Your 20s, Instead Of A New Couch

Life is one big experience. When you hit your 20s, though, you start getting pulled in the direction of your responsibilities. It isn't totally a bad thing, but you don't want to get so wrapped into adulting that you forget life's zest. Amazing exper…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

I Tried Kim Kardashian's Weird Beauty Obsession & I Can't Stop Taking Selfies

You've been there before: You're scrolling through your Instagram feed when you see your favorite celeb post about their favorite new product — a face serum, vitamins that will make your skin brighter, or a specialty food service. You can't help but …
By Stephanie Montes

Where You Should Vacation This Summer, According To Your Zodiac Sign

Summer is so much more than just sweating in 90 degree weather and enjoying a long, lazy break from school (if you're lucky enough to still be in school). It's a time for making exciting new plans, falling madly and hopelessly in love, opening your m…
By Roya Backlund

Wander or Bust: The Amalfi Coast May Just Be The Most Beautiful Thing You'll Ever See

Wander or Bust is an Elite Daily travel series that follows young women all over the globe to record their journeys as they experience the thrill of the far-flung and unknown. They'll track their budgets, where they stay, where they eat and drink, a…
By Kaylin Pound

6 Brutally Honest Phases Of Life After A Breakup, Because You Will Survive 

If you've ever been through a bad breakup, you know that the struggle is real. For the weeks (or possibly months, if it was a really bad one) that follow, life can be rough, but there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Don't believe me? Just l…
By Rachel Shatto

Here's How You Can Find Out What Your Aura Color Is

Do you remember that movie Almost Famous? More specifically, the scene where William is trying to have a phone call with his mom, but a clairvoyant Band-Aid keeps shouting "Your aura is purple!" in his face? Well, that was the first time I had ever h…
By Roya Backlund

9 Women In Their 20s Reflect On The Advice They Wish They Had At Graduation

Graduating college can feel seriously scary. You've spent your entire life in school, working and preparing for the moment you enter the real world, but what happens when you get there? What if things don't go totally according to plan? You may have …
By Brittney Morgan

3 Early Signs You Are Going To Have Undeniable Chemistry With Your Crush

I don't know if there's anything better than the excitement of having a new crush — especially when that feeling's reciprocated. The butterflies that rush through your stomach as soon as they enter a room. The electricity that zips through your veins…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Emoji Pool Floats Are Here To Match Every Mood You’re In This Summer

Searching for the perfect poolside accessory to lounge around in this summer? This year’s hottest warm weather water trend isn’t a big floppy hat or designer sunglasses — it’s an emoji pool float. That’s right: Your favorite little digital expression…
By Rachel Murphy

Here's How Your Mood & Your Favorite Music Are Secretly Connected, According To Science

If you're someone who's likely to be found with ear buds in her ears at all times, you might not realize just how often you listen to music, or the ways in which it's really affecting you. From your morning commute to the tunes you blast while you co…
By Caroline Burke

This Is How Long It Takes For A Partner To Really Trust You, According To Experts

Trust is easily one of the most important parts of a healthy relationship, but typically, it's not something that's fully there from the start because it takes some time to build. How long it takes for a partner to trust you is a question that doesn'…
By Tayi Sanusi

7 Things You Forgot To Thank Your High School Friends For & Should ASAP

Friends are a dime a dozen, but a solid, genuine group of girlfriends can be difficult to come by. When you find your tribe, you need to stick with them until the end. For some lucky people, your high school friends have been your besties since day o…
By Rachel Chapman

These 3 Zodiac Signs Will Have The Best Week, So Bask In The Glory

It's officially the second week of May, and the warmth of spring has finally arrived. The birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the bright weather is allowing everyone to finally break out their favorite pair of shorts. If you think the gorgeou…
By Roya Backlund

7 Men Reveal What Attracted Them To Their Last Crush & They'll Make You Swoon

He reminded me of Nate Archibald from Gossip Girl. That's legitimately what I found appealing about my most recent crush. Sorry, but it doesn't get any deeper than that. In other instances though, when I'm not trying to live out my lustful, adolescen…
By Sydnee Lyons

A Relationship Expert Reveals His Long-Distance Relationship Survival Guide

"Long-distance relationships are extremely relaxing and easy to navigate," said no one in a long-distance relationship ever. Whether you are bicoastal babes or a quick two-hour train ride apart, distance makes the heart grow fonder, but it also makes…
By Kimmy Foskett