MANILA, Philippines – Ariana Grande has showed off her musical impressions skills before, but on the season finale of ABC’s Greatest Hits, she honored the singer and performed a full Whitney Houston tribute instead of just a few lines. ([WATCH] Ariana Grande Playlist: 5 amazing covers)
Ariana took the Greatest Hits stage in an episode that aired on Thursday, August 4, decked out in an all-black outfit, her signature high ponytail, and knee-high silver boots, reminiscent of one of Whitney’s costumes in The Bodyguard.
The pop star started out with “How Will I Know” (1985) before she was joined by dancers for “Queen of the Night,” from The Bodyguard soundtrack.
Ariana also posted photos of her performance and a few behind-the-scenes shots on her social media accounts, tweeting, “Honored to be paying homage to my angel tonight.”
Check out her photos below, and watch Ari’s full performance in the video above, posted by YouTube user “danny snnts.”
honored to be paying homage to my angel tonight. tune in to @greatesthitsabc at 9 ♡ #greatesthits #whitneyhouston pic.twitter.com/4q85OiJ02E— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) August 5, 2016
Greatest Hits, hosted by Arsenio Hall and Kelsea Ballerini, is a TV series that features artists performing hits from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. Ariana was part of the last episode of its first season.
What did you think of Ari’s rendition of Whitney Houston’s hits? Let us know in the comments! – Rappler.com
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