They say imitation is the best form of flattery. So after spending several consecutive weeks on top of the music charts, Ariana Grande’s ode to retail therapy, 7 Rings, has also given way to some hilarious parodies.

Of course, the lyrics and tune of 7 Rings riff on the classic My Favourite Things from The Sound Of Music. Using this connection between Grande’s hit and the Julie Andrews number, actress Julia Aks came up with a parody of her own.

Aks combined the trap beat and lyrics of 7 Things with the look of My Favourite Things to create a cover that is, well, the best of both worlds. She chanelled her inner Maria von Trapp – the character played by Andrews in the film – and starred in an “almost” shot-for-shot” remake of Grande’s video.

Needless to say, it soon went viral and managed to capture the attention of Grande herself, who posted it on her Instagram page.

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yo thank u ...... so much

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Here are the original versions of 7 Things and My Favourite Things.