Ariana Grande slayed her Whitney Houston tribute on ABC’s ‘Greatest Hits’

The 23-year-old singer proved she can sing like a legend on Thursday night's Greatest Hits. Getty Images

The 23-year-old singer proved she can sing like a legend on Thursday night’s Greatest Hits.

Ariana Grande performed a flawless tribute to the late Whitney Houston on Thursday’s season finale of ABC’s Greatest Hits.

The petite vocal powerhouse, 23, belted out a medly of hits by the Newark native including “How Will I Know” and “Queen of the Night.”

Donning a black bodysuit, pearl choker, black bodysuit and knee-high silver boots, the “Into You” singer perfectly channeled Whitney’s late ’80s style.

“Honored to be paying homage to my angel tonight,” the popstar wrote to Twitter alongside a snapshot of her showing off her ombré ponytail.

Following her knockout appearance on the music series, Ariana added a message directly to the “I Will Always Love You” songstress by writing, “hope you’re smiling.”

Check out Ariana’s performance, which is sure to leave you smiling!