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Video: Ariana Grande Performs at the White House's Women of Soul Concert

March 8, 2014 (2:38 am) GMT
The Nickelodeon star sings 'I Have Nothing' and 'Tattooed Heart' before joining other performers like Janelle Monae, Melissa Ehteridge and Patti LaBelle to sing Tina Turner's 'Proud Mary'.

was among performers at Women of Soul concert that was held at the White House on Thursday night, March 6. The Nickelodeon star treated the crowd, which included President Barack Obama and FLOTUS Michelle Obama, with the cover of 's "I Have Nothing".

Grande, who ditched her signature hairstyle, was visibly nervous when she arrived on the stage. "What's up, how are 'ya? Good to see 'ya," she greeted Obama who sat in the front row. "Thank you for having me. I'm seriously excited."

The 20-year-old brunette then said that Houston was her inspiration before belting out the late singer's 1993 ballad. Some audience members were seen singing along as Grande hit the high notes.

During the concert, the "" actress also performed her own hit titled "Tattooed Heart" from her debut album "".

Other performers that night included who wowed the audience with her rendition of Donna Summer's "Last Dance", who sang classics such as "Let's Have a Party" and "I've Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)" and who performed "Over The Rainbow". and served as performers as well. The ladies then joined forces to sing 's "Proud Mary".

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