On February 19th, Ariana Grande made a surprise appearance during the TNT Boys’ performance on The Late Late Show With James Corden.
After winning Filipino competition show “Your Face Sounds Familiar Kids,” band members Keifer Sanchez, Mackie Empuerto, and Francis Concepcion have continued to solidify their rising-star status with appearances on a number of television series, including CBS’ talent search show “World’s Best.”
Corden, who also hosts “World’s Best,” invited the singing trio to perform “Dreamgirls’” anthem “And I Am Telling You” on the “Late Late Show.” Before taking the stage to belt out a powerful rendition of the ballad, the group gushed about their obsession with Ariana Grande.
James Corden also surprised Ariana himself with a cake celebrating her #1 album and top 3 on the Billboard 200 and Hot 100 charts respectively. Check it out below!
On October 30th, James Corden & Ariana’s segment on visiting an escape room has aired on The Late Late Show with James Corden. This segment was recorded on the same day they both filmed the Carpool Karaoke video.
Since Ariana Grande loves Halloween and being scared, James takes her to a haunted escape room and they both are terrified while trying to get out.
On August 14, Ariana’s skit Soundtrack to Titanic aired on The Late Late Show with James Corden! It includes an iconic moment of the two harmonizing My Heart Will Go On with Celine Dion at the end of the skit! Watch it below!
On May 13th, there was a surprise video on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon where Ariana Grande, Jimmy & The Roots sing “No Tears Left to Cry” with Nintendo Labo Instruments! Check out the video below!
On April 24th, it was announced that Ariana Grande will be taking over The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallonon May 1st!
She will join the host for a full hour of “talk, sketches, and a few surprises” on the hit NBC late night program on Tuesday. Her appearance will also include the broadcast performance debut of her new single, No Tears Left to Cry.
“As you’ve probably seen, I’ve been posting a bunch of my favorite videos from my fans singing ‘No Tears Left to Cry,’ ” Grande said in an clip, posted both to her Instagram Story and to Fallon’s Instagram account. “But I just want to quickly preface this next one ’cause it’s one of my favorites, definitely top three. And I think you’re going to love it too. Check it out!”
A parody of “No Tears Left to Cry” then played of Fallon singing the news of her takeover. “Yay see you May 1 on [The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon]!” Grande said next. “I can’t wait! ”
On May 23rd, Miley Cyrus performed at The Voice finale, where she sang her debut single from her upcoming single Malibu. Before she performed, she made a small dedication to Ariana and the victims of the Manchester bombing.
“I’d like to dedicate this song to my good friend Ariana Grande, and everyone who experienced that horrific attack yesterday. Our hearts are with you.”
On January 30th, Disney’s latest trailer for Beauty and the Beast premiered, giving a closer look at memorable scenes from Belle’s encounter with Gaston to her growing relationship with the Beast, all before the last petal drops.
The trailer for Disney’s live-action film also previews Ariana Grande and John Legend’s duet of the classic titular song Beauty and the Beast. The song, for the 1991 animated film originally sung by actress Angela Lansbury and later remade by Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson for the film’s soundtrack, won an Academy Award, Golden Globe and Grammy Award. The soundtrack is set to release March 10.
Beauty and the Beast hits theaters March 17. Check it out below!
Update: The official audio for the song released on February 3rd. Listen to the rendition on Spotify and Apple Music.
On January 11th, it was announced that Ariana Grande and John Legend are coming together for a collaboration.
The superstar duo have been tapped to perform “Beauty and the Beast” (the award-winning duet from composers Alan Menken and Howard Ashman) for Disney’s upcoming soundtrack to the live-action film adaptation starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens. The song will also be featured in the film, per a press release from Walt Disney Studios.
On Wednesday (January 11), Legend tweeted a photo from inside a recording booth to Grande, confirming the collaboration. Grande also posted a photo from the studio.
Beauty and the Beast hits theaters March 17, 2017.
On January 9th, it was annoucned that Ariana Grande, is among the artists that will hitch a ride with Apple Music’s upcoming Carpool Karaoke series.
While the popular Late Late Show sketch sees host James Corden behind the wheel, the Apple Music series will feature a rotating crew of drivers.
As producers announced at the Television Critics Association press tour Monday, Legend and Keys have been paired together, while Seth McFarlane will ride around with Grande. Chelsea Handler and Blake Shelton will also carpool, Variety reports.
“I’m still going to see my kid on the weekends,” Corden said of handing off driving duties for the Apple Music series. “This just became a wonderful platform to see these people in a such an intimate environment. I don’t feel it’s mine.”
Corden, who will only serve as driver for the Will Smith episode, added, “We’re really excited about the pairings we’re putting together.”
Apple Music’s Carpool Karaoke, the first video series for the streaming service, consists of 16 half-hour episodes, with the extended format also delving into an interview instead of just singing while driving around.
“What James does is so special and singular, it was silly, as we figured out how to make a full series, to try and replicate that,” producer Ben Winston said.
Although Apple Music has the exclusive rights to the Carpool Karaoke series, Corden will continue to produce the segments for The Late Late Show. A premiere date for the series has not been announced.