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Ariana Grande's Unbelievable Whitney Houston Cover Will Make You Emotional

The former Voice Coach performed the song at The White House in 2014.

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In a 2014 throwback performance, the former The Voice Coach performed at a very prestigious venue: The White House. There, she gave a nod to one of the greatest vocalists of all time, covering Whitney Houston's "I Have Nothing". During her cover, she used her own signature style do to the late singer justice by fluctuating between soft and belted tones.

You can watch the full performance here.

What to know about "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston

A single from the soundtrack to the 1993 movie "The Bodyguard" starring Houston, "I Have Nothing" reached the number four position in the Billboard charts. It was also nominated for an Oscar for "Best Original Song" in 1993. A song that requires a powerful voice, it has also been popularly covered by stars such as Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis, Jessie J, and more. 

The lyrics to "I Have Nothing" by Whitney Houston

Share my life
Take me for what I am
'Cause I'll never change
All my colors for you

Take my love
I'll never ask for too much
Just all that you are
And everything that you do

Images of Ariana Grande and Whitney Houston performing.

I don't really need to look
Very much further
I don't wanna have to go
Where you don't follow
I won't hold it back again
This passion inside
Can't run from myself
There's nowhere to hide

Don't make me close one more door
I don't wanna hurt anymore
Stay in my arms if you dare
Or must I imagine you there
Don't walk away from me
I have nothing, nothing, nothing
If I don't have you, you, you, you, you, you

You see through
Right to the heart of me
You break down my walls
With the strength of your love, mm

I never knew
Love like I've known it with you
Will a memory survive
One I can hold on to?

I don't really need to look
Very much further
I don't wanna have to go
Where you don't follow
I won't hold it back again
This passion inside
I can't run from myself
There's nowhere to hide
Your love I'll remember forever

Don't make me close one more door
I don't want to hurt anymore
Stay in my arms if you dare
Or must I imagine you there
Don't walk away from me
I have nothing, nothing, nothing

Don't make me close one more door
I don't wanna hurt anymore
Stay in my arms if you dare
Or must I imagine you there
Don't walk away from me
No, don't walk away from me
Don't you dare walk away from me
I have nothing, nothing, nothing
If I don't have you, you
If I don't have you, oh, oh

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