Grande has been working on her third studio album, Dangerous Woman; the album was originally tentatively titled Moonlight. She wrote the first track, "Moonlight", withVictoria Monet. Grande released the lead single from the album, "Focus", in October 2015, which debuted at No. 7 on the Hot 100. By March 2016, the official video of the song had been viewed more than 400 million times on YouTube. Also in 2015, she signed an exclusive publishing contract with Universal Music Publishing Group covering her entire catalogue, duetted in Italian with Andrea Bocelli on the track "E Più Ti Penso" from his album Cinema with an accompanying video, and, in the compilation album We Love Disney, covered the song "Zero to Hero" from the film Hercules. She and Meghan Trainor are featured on Who Is Fancy's song "Boys like You", released in November 2015. In December 2015, Grande released her second Christmas EP titled Christmas & Chill. The album debuted at No. 34 on the Billboard 200 and No. 3 on Billboard's Holiday Albums chart.
In January 2016, Grande collaborated with MAC Cosmetics and debuted her makeup collection, donating 100% of proceeds to the MAC AIDS Fund. She also released her second fragrance, "Frankie by Ariana Grande", in collaboration with her brother Frankie Grande the same month. On March 2, 2016, Grande launched her debut fashion line in collaboration with Lipsy London. She is scheduled to appear as both host and musical guest on NBC's Saturday Night Live on March 12, 2016, where she is expected to debut the title track of Dangerous Woman, and another song from the album, "Be Alright".