Ariana Grande & Iggy Azalea: Gorgeous Dames for ELLE's Women in Music Issue

Posted Thursday April 17, 2014 2:00 PM GMT

They are two of music's most notable rising stars, so it's no surprise that Ariana Grande and Iggy Azalea earned a spot in ELLE magazine's Women in Music issue.

While posing for Thomas Whiteside, the blonde beauty rocked a crystal embellished sleeves by Maison Martin Margiela and chatted about her strong voice. Meanwhile, Ariana posed for Kai Z Feng in Alexander Wang and chatted about always looking forward.

Check out highlights from Grande and Azalea's interview's below and for more head over to ELLE!

On always looking forward:
“If something great happens, I celebrate it for about—I’m not even kidding—a minute and a half. Then I start thinking about the next step.”

On being ready to drop the swagger after giving a voice to brash girls everywhere:
“I never dove into my personal experiences. I didn’t want to be vulnerable. I always felt like [rap] was escapism, but sometimes you can miss being human.”

Photo Credit: Kai Z Feng and Thomas Whiteside