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Ariana Grande Says Comparisons To Mariah Carey Are A 'Great Honor'

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Ariana Grande performed at the Power 106's All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game Benefiting Home
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 21: Ariana Grande performed at the Power 106's All-Star Celebrity Basketball Game Benefiting Homeboy Industries at USC Galen Center on September 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images,)

"Mariah has been a huge influence on me since I was a little girl," Grande revealed to Us Weekly. "I've even done a cover of one of her songs. I don't think there are any negatives to being compared to one of the greatest vocalists of all time. It's honestly a great honor."

Comparisons between the two artists have been rolling in since Grande busted onto the music scene in 2013, with some critics on board and some arguing otherwise.

But in whichever camp you happen to fall, you'll probably still enjoy Grande's fantastic cover of Carey's "Emotions":

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