The single is Grande processing through past relationships, including her recently-ended engagement to "SNL" star Pete Davidson, thanking them for what they taught her and preparing her for whatever's next.
The 25-year-old singer took to Twitter on Wednesday to lament the message behind her 2018 song, "No Tears Left to Cry".
Otherwise, the performance was thematically about what you would expect, with the stage set up to look like a wedding attended only by Grande and her two dancers, dressed in all white and enjoying themselves with no men in sight.
Though the Ellen performance mostly goes off without a hitch, Grande and her companions mistakenly dance through the Ellen audience toward the studio exit when the song concludes.
Naturally, Grande recovered like the professional she is, righting herself while letting out a quick "Oh my God" before returning to the song, though she did let out another laugh before reaching the track's second chorus. "'Cause she grew from the drama".More news: Samsung Foldable Phone: Yeah, It's Probably Happening
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The tracks, including one called "Cadillac" and another called "Champagne", have since been taken down.
Ariana Grande is rolling out her new era of music with a playful ode to a romantic comedy classic.
This marked the first time Grande has performed the song live since releasing it on Saturday.
"We were supposed to come down?" the singer asked.
She helped organise the One Love Manchester concert past year, raising more than $23 million for victims of the Manchester bombing.