Ariana Grande covers Whitney Houston’s ‘I Have Nothing’ live – watch

Pop star is accompanied by songwriter David Foster

Ariana Grande performed a cover version of Whitney Houston’s 1992 single ‘I Have Nothing’ at a California gig on Wednesday night (April 8). Click above to watch fan-recorded footage.

‘I Have Nothing’ originally appeared in the 1992 film The Bodyguard, going on receive a nomination for Best Original Song at the 1993 Academy Awards. For her performance, Grande was accompanied by acclaimed songwriter David Foster, who penned the number with his then-wife Linda Thompson. “He is one of the most incredible songwriters of all time, and I can’t believe I’m actually going to perform with him,” said Grande as she welcomed the 65-year-old on stage.

The singer’s show at The Forum in Inglewood was also marked by a surprise appearance by Justin Bieber, who took to the stage for a duet of Grande’s ‘Love Me Harder’. Bieber also chipped in with a solo performance of his own song ‘Where Are You Now’ before the pair again teamed-up for a rendition of the Canadian’s 2012 track ‘As Long As You Love Me’.


Grande goes on a four-date UK arena tour in June to promote her 2014 album ‘My Everything’.

Ariana Grande will play:

London O2 (June 1)
Manchester Arena (4)
Glasgow SSE Hydro (8)
Birmingham Barclaycard Arena (9)