The trio's choreography channeled Goldie Hawn, Bette Midler and Diane Keaton's performance of "You Don't Own Me" in the 1996 movie, which follows a trio of divorcées seeking revenge on their ex-husbands.
Earlier in the routine, Ariana brilliantly recovered when she stumbled, quickly declaring "oh my god", before brushing off the incident and carrying on.
The singer also slipped up a bit at the end when she concluded the performance by running up the stairs through the audience.
Following the "Breathin'" singer's world premiere performance, titular host Ellen DeGeneres told Grande, "Thank you for being here".
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Ariana's promo for new song "thank u, next" appears to be based all around classic films, with the artwork for the single being based on a book from cult film "Mean Girls".
Ariana's social media activity comes after she reminisced about her ex-boyfriend Mac, after fans unearthed a live video of the rapper listening to her track R.E.M.
Judging by social media posts earlier this week Grande did not respond well to Davidson's reference to their breakup during "SNL" promos (in one, he jokingly asked this week's musical guest, Maggie Rogers, to marry him), yet the song seems meant to clear the air.
Ariana Grande released "thank u, next" out of nowhere recently. "I thought we were supposed to exit". She has reached the celebrity realm where she can fuck up and it makes us like her more.
Ariana Grande has seen The First Wives Club.