The famed Hollywood director with an eye on Ariana Grande

Singer Ariana Grande has proved she can do more than hit the high notes. Photo / Getty
Singer Ariana Grande has proved she can do more than hit the high notes. Photo / Getty

Pop star Ariana Grande has apparently caught the eye of director Steven Spielberg with her incredible celebrity impressions.

The 22-year-old singer first showcased her ability to mimic others when she appeared on the Wheel of Musical Impressions segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live in 2015, mimicking Christina Aguilera and Celine Dion among others.

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Grande hosted Saturday Night Live earlier this month saw her break out her impression skills once again, with Jennifer Lawrence, Britney Spears and Whitney Houston on the agenda.

She also perfectly mimicked late singer Judy Garland in a sketch cut from the show that was later released online.

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Her skills wowed her fans worldwide and attracted the attention of one person in particular - director Steven Spielberg.

According to the New York Post's gossip column Page Six, the movie legend sent SNL producer Lorne Michaels a text message after Grande's show - praising the singer's confident and talented performance.

While her focus has more recently been on music, Grande actually first shot to fame through her role on Nickelodeon series Victorious.

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She starred in the show from 2010 to 2013, and then reprised her role as Cat Valentine in the spinoff Sam & Cat from 2013 to 2014.

The actress and singer also recently starred in Scream Queens, albeit briefly before her character was unceremoniously killed off. She also had a small cameo role in comedy movie Zoolander 2.



- AAP

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