Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Watch Ariana Grande’s Performance of Her Best Song Ever on “The Tonight Show”


Ariana Grande did something really smart a couple of nights ago on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show.” Instead of singing one of pre-fabbed songs from her album, she pulled out an “extra” track that few have heard before. “Give it Away (Jason’s Song) is written by Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown. He played piano with the band. This is without a doubt the best thing this young woman has done so far. She also sang jazz on “SNL” this year, and killed it. After the Tonight show. she Tweeted that this is what her voice is for. She’s damn right. She could be an actual artist if she goes in this direction. Exciting.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedmanhttps://www.showbiz411.com
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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