With the help of her friends and backup singers, Victoria Monét and Tayla Park, Grande delivered a wedding-inspired, choreographed performance as the trio rocked all-white outfits.
It was only fitting, then, that she channelled the 1996 film about women recovering from breakups for the song's first televised performance, on The Ellen Show.
Grande teased the upcoming performance on her Instagram, sharing behind-the-scenes photos and even a short clip.
Thank U, Next has been playing in our heads (and in the office, and everywhere really) all week and we are living for it.
"One day I'll walk down the aisle".
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The moment gave her a slight case of the giggles as she went into the next verse, but she powered through.
"I thought we were supposed to exit", She laughed.
She also shared her mindset in relation to the track, writing, "no drags.no shade. jus love, gratitude, acceptance, honesty, forgiveness. and growth". Thank you for being here.... you've had a rough year.
What's more, the new song is on track to debut at the top of the Hot 100, which, unbelievably, would mark her first No. 1 on the Billboard chart.
But there don't appear to be hard feelings - in fact, Page Six reported that Ariana kindly previewed the song for Ricky and Big Sean before releasing it, which she confirmed on Twitter. "We're happy that you came back", Ellen said before announcing that everyone was going home with a copy of Ariana's album, Sweetener.