Watch Ariana Grande Pay Tribute to Aretha Franklin on "Fallon"

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It took The Roots' Questlove to change her mind; when he approached her later, he convinced her that performing a Franklin hit alongside The Roots would be a fitting tribute, and Grande ultimately agreed.

Ariana, 25, talked about the beginnings of her romance with Pete, 24, and admits she knew he would go on to be his husband when they first met in March 2016 when she hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live - the sketch show that the comedian stars on. I left and I jokingly said to my tour manager, "I'm marrying him 100 percent".

Davidson recently revealed to GQ that he proposed to her on the first day they met.

"We never, like, exchanged numbers or anything", she explained. "All I know is that I'm the luckiest guy in the world".

Variety reports that Ariana initially said no to the request from the show's producers as she was too emotional to sing, due to Aretha being one of her heroes. "My friends used to make fun of me". "Be direct.'" Fallon played his audience a sample of that song, as well as a few bars from "Breathin".

Singer Ariana Grande's big week on late night continued with an appearance on Thursday's episode of The Tonight Show, but it wasn't amusing like her Late Late Show spots.

"We were in the studio, we were writing and I was like, 'I can't breathe, '" Grande said.

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