Ariana Grande Performs ‘thank u, next’ on ‘Ellen’

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Ariana's performance has a First Wives Club theme and she dressed up in all-white alongside her back-up singers (and song co-writers) Victoria Monet and Tayla Parx.

There were some bumps and maybe even a few tears, but she persisted (and managed to find the fun), serving some on-point vocals as always.

At one point, she climbed on top of a chair and almost fell on her way down.

The song, which dropped Saturday night shortly before the beginning of the first new episode of "Saturday Night Live" since she called off her engagement to the show's cast member Pete Davidson, is a tribute to all of her exes, naming Davidson, Big Sean, Ricky Alvarez and finally, the late Mac Miller, who died of a drug overdose in September several months after the two of them split up. So half an hour before the latest episode of SNL started, Grande put her new single out into the world, and it nearly immediately became a meme to rival "me voting in 2016 vs.me voting today".

"One day I'll walk down the aisle / Holding hands with my mama / I'll be thanking my dad / "Cause she grew from the drama", she sang".

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Later on, though, at a rally for Senate candidate Mike Braun in IN, the President struck a nastier note. The former president has been campaigning with Democrats in key battleground states.

Adding fuel to the fire, the biography of Zandhr on Spotify appears in the upside down font which Ariana Grande has used on her most recent album campaign.

Though the Ellen performance mostly goes off without a hitch, Grande and her companions mistakenly dance through the Ellen audience toward the studio exit when the song concludes.

Watch her full performance on "Ellen" above.

"I thought we were supposed to exit!" the singer noted. "We support you", host Ellen DeGeneres said after the song.

We loved how she and her girls simply marched up the stairs and off the set at the end of the number giving great attitude and girl power, but DeGeneres was on the stage waiting to chat with her.

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