Ariana Grande dating back-up dancer Ricky Alvarez

Just a few months after splitting from rapper Big Sean, Ariana Grande is moving on and is dating her back-up dancer Ricky Alvarez. The new lovebirds, who first sparked rumours of a romance at the end of June, were spotted out and about last weekend.

In a video obtained by TMZ, Ariana and Ricky were seen giving each other a quick kiss on the lips while they waited in line at a donut shop.

The pair were at the Wolfee Donuts store in Lake Elsinore, California, joking around and making each other laugh.


Ricky Alvarez and Ariana Grande first sparked rumours of a romance in June

Ariana, 22, was dressed casually in a grey hoodie while her new love wore a grey T-shirt and bandana.

Last month, while performing at NYC's Pride Parade Concert, Ariana surprised fans by kissing the back-up dancer on stage.

At the time fans were convinced that the very public display of affection was all part of the choreography, but it looks like the pair are more than just friends.

The Break Free singer is keeping coy about her new boyfriend and has not made reference to him on social media, but speaking to Capital FM in June, Ariana did admit that she was dating someone.

The 22-year-old revealed that her new album features a song about "this boy"

The pop star even revealed that "this boy", who she would not name, was the inspiration behind one of her songs on her new album Moonlight.

"It's about this very cute night we had together," she said. "I have a playlist of 12 songs already. I plan on writing a lot more as soon as I get home. It's the most personal music I've ever written."

Opening up about her split with Big Sean, Ariana added: "There were days where I felt like I didn't want to be in the world. I was like, 'Shhh!' But I feel like I'm not down right now."

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