the boy is mine
Ariana Grande Lyrics


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How can it be? You and me
Might be meant to be, can't unsee it
But I don't wanna 'cause no scene
I'm usually so unproblematic
So independent
Tell me why
'Cause the boy is mine, mine
Somethin' about him is made for somebody like me
Baby, come over, come over (oh my)
And God knows I'm tryin', but there's just no use in denying

The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Le-let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine
Boy is mine

Please know this ain't what I planned for
Probably wouldn't bet a dime or my life on
There's gotta be a reason why
My girls, they always come through in a sticky situation
Say, "It's fine" (it's fine)
Happens all the time

Somethin' about him is made for somebody like me
Baby, come over, come over (oh my)
And God knows I'm tryin', but there's just no use in denying

The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Le-let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine
Boy is

And I know it's simply meant to be
And I, I take full accountability for all these years
Promise you I'm not usually
Like this, shit, it's like news to me, to me
But I can't ignore my heart, boy (the boy is mine)

I can't wait to try him (oh)
Le-let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind




The boy is divine
Boy is mine

Overall Meaning

In the lyrics of "The Boy is Mine" by Ariana Grande, the singer is grappling with conflicting emotions about a romantic interest she shares with another person. The song opens with Ariana questioning the nature of her connection with this person, wondering if they are meant to be together despite not wanting to cause any drama or tension. She describes herself as usually being unproblematic and independent, indicating that this situation has thrown her usual demeanor off balance. Despite her reservations, Ariana asserts that the boy in question belongs to her.


Ariana goes on to express a deep attraction to this boy, describing a strong pull towards him that she can't resist. She acknowledges that she is trying to resist these feelings, but ultimately finds it futile to deny the connection they share. The lyrics convey a sense of inevitability and desire in her pursuit of this romantic interest, as she paints a picture of stars aligning and an irresistible urge to explore the potential relationship.


As the song progresses, Ariana reflects on the unexpected nature of this attraction and how it deviates from her usual behavior. She muses on the impact this experience has had on her, acknowledging that it has surprised her and made her act in ways she typically wouldn't. Despite this realization, she admits that she cannot ignore her feelings for this boy, emphasizing the intensity of her emotions and the connection she feels towards him.


Throughout the song, Ariana's lyrics capture a mix of vulnerability, desire, and self-reflection as she navigates the complexities of a romantic entanglement with another person. The repetition of the phrase "The boy is mine" serves as a declaration of ownership and determination in her pursuit of this love interest, while also hinting at the internal struggle she faces in reconciling her feelings with the reality of the situation. Overall, the lyrics of "The Boy is Mine" present a nuanced exploration of love, desire, and self-discovery in the midst of a complicated romantic dynamic.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Martin Karl Sandberg, Ariana Grande, David Park, Shintaro Yasuda

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@rizkipratiwi5083

How can it be? You and me
Might be meant to be, can't unsee it
But I don't wanna cause no scene
I'm usually so unproblematic
So independent, tell me why
'Cause the boy is mine, mine

Something about him is made for somebody like me
Baby, come over, come over
And God knows I'm trying, but there's just no use in denying

The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned

The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine
Boy is

Please know this ain't what I planned for
Probably wouldn't bet a dime or my life on
There's gotta be a reason why
My girls, they always come through in a sticky situation
Say, "It's fine"
Happens all the ti-ime

Something about him is made for somebody like me
Baby, come over, come over
And God knows I'm trying, but there's just no use in denying

The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned

The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine
Boy is

And I know it's simply meant to be
And I, I take full accountability for all these tears

Promise you I'm not usually
Like this, shit, it's like news to me, to me
But I can't ignore my heart, boy!

The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine, boy is (mine)



@lanhuongvu8286

How can it be?
You and me
Might be meant to be, can't unsee it
But I don't wanna cause no scene
I'm usually so unproblemati
So independent, tell me why
'Cause the boy is mine, mine
Something about him is made for somebody like me
Baby, come over, come over
And God knows I'm trying, but there's just no use in denying
The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine
Boy is
Please know this ain't what I planned for Probably wouldn't bet a dime or my life on There's gotta be a reason why
My girls, they always come through in a sticky situation
Say, "It's fine"
Happens all the ti-ime
Something about him is made for somebody like me
Baby, come over, come over
And God knows I'm trying, but there's just no use in denying
The boy is mine
I can't wait to try him
Let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine Boy is
And I know it's simply meant to be
And I, I take full accountability for all these tears
Promise you I'm not usually
Like this, shit, it's like news to me, to me
But I can't ignore my heart, boy!
The boy is mine I can't wait to try him
Let's get intertwined
The stars, they aligned
The boy is mine
Watch me take my time
I can't believe my mind
The boy is divine, boy is (mine)



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@Intrigue.allure18

The slight slow down on “the boy is mine” SLICCKKKK

@nm5824

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@yara-gg3ve

YESSSSSSS I LOVE IT

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@jssicajuly

she wasn’t playing when she said this is her version of fantasize. i loooove this one a lot. perfectly catchy, perfect beat.

@chrysachatzidimou9551

I think true story represents fantasize more. But you are right it has a similar vibe too

@JHUE-os6jf

It's also inspired by the boy is mine by brandy and monica

@MercuryTest

Yes

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