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'Glee' Cast Share Memories & Thanks on 10th Anniversary

'Glee' Cast Share Memories & Thanks on 10th Anniversary

The cast of Glee is getting sentimental on Sunday (May 19) as it’s the show’s 10 year anniversary!

The hit musical show premiered on May 19, 2009, on Fox and changed the lives of many across the world.

Glee ran for six seasons, featured over 728 musical numbers, a concert film, and multiple soundtrack compilations. The cast of the show also embarked on two concert tours.

Members of the cast included Matthew Morrison as the McKinley High choir teacher Will Schuester, Jane Lynch as the mean cheer coach Sue Sylvester, as well as students Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Kevin McHale, Amber Riley, Jenna Ushkowitz, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Harry Shum Jr, Naya Rivera, Heather Morris, Alex Newell, Mark Salling, Chord Oversreet, Darren Criss, Melissa Benoist, Grant Gustin, Max Adler, Lauren Potter, Blake Jenner, and more!

Glee also had a ton of guest stars including Britney Spears, Matt Bomer, Cheyenne Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Ricky Martin, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth, Carol Burnett, Gwyneth Paltrow, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, and Whoopi Goldberg, among others.

Ahead of the show’s fifth season, star Cory Monteith passed away from a drug and alcohol overdose. The show honored the late actor in the third episode of that season with a tribute episode titled “The Quarterback”.

Stars from the show have gone on to appear on Broadway, London’s West End, perform sold out concert tours, music albums, TV shows, movies and more!

Click through the slideshow to see the Glee cast’s anniversary messages…

Nick Jonas & Darren Criss Do a Surprise Duet Together During Elsie Fest 2018!

Nick Jonas & Darren Criss Do a Surprise Duet Together During Elsie Fest 2018!

Nick Jonas and Darren Criss have us swooning!

The two heartthrobs performed a surprise duet together during Darren‘s 2018 Elsie Fest in Central Park at the Summerstage on Sunday (October 7) in New York City.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nick Jonas

Elsie Fest, founded by Darren, is NYC’s first music festival featuring stars and songs of the stage and screen.

Nick and Darren sang “Brotherhood of Man” together from How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Rufus Wainwright, Zachary Levi, Matthew Morrison, Jodi Benson, Grant Gustin, Will Roland, Joshua Henry, Alex Newell, Sutton Foster, Casey Cott, Corey Cott and the casts of Be More Chill, The Prom and Anna and the Apocalypse were among the many talented acts to hit the stage during the event.

FYI: Nick is wearing an Everybody.World hoodie.

50+ pictures inside from Elsie Fest…

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Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More Stars of the Stage Shine at Elsie Fest 2017!

Lea Michele, Darren Criss & More Stars of the Stage Shine at Elsie Fest 2017!

Lea Michele and Darren Criss teamed up yet again!

The two Glee co-stars and friends both hit the stage at the 2017 Elsie Fest in New York City on Sunday (October 8).

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Lea Michele

The musical-oriented festival, which features stars and songs of stage and screen, included performers like Alan Cumming, Jeremy Jordan, Ingrid Michaelson, Norm Lewis, Auli’i Cravalho and Keala Settle.

Ryan Murphy, Alex Newell, Christine Taylor and Jenna Ushkowitz all attended the festival as well.

“All the feels tonight. Thank you to everyone who came out for Elsie Fest!! So happy you were there to introduce me tonight @mrrpmurphy I love you so much and thank you @darrencriss for including me in this amazing evening you are the most amazing friend and family I could ask for,” Lea wrote on Instagram.

The festival was co-created by Darren, Ricky Rollins and Jordan Roth in 2015.

Thank you, @elsiefest!!

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20+ pictures from the festival inside…

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AnnaSophia Robb & DNCE Hit Up GLAAD Media Awards 2017

AnnaSophia Robb & DNCE Hit Up GLAAD Media Awards 2017

AnnaSophia Robb wears a flowery dress while walking the red carpet at the 2017 GLAAD Media Awards held at The Hilton Midtown on Saturday (May 6) in New York City.

The 23-year-old actress was joined at the annual event by DNCE‘s Joe Jonas, JinJoo Lee, Cole Whittle, and Jack Lawless, Gigi Gorgeous, Tyler Oakley, and Alex Newell.

DNCE is all set to perform their new single “Kissing Strangers” during the show.

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community and the issues that affect their lives.

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Selena Gomez, Troye Sivan, Meghan Trainor & More Debut Orlando Tribute 'Hands' - Stream & Lyrics!

Selena Gomez, Troye Sivan, Meghan Trainor & More Debut Orlando Tribute 'Hands' - Stream & Lyrics!

Selena Gomez, Troye Sivan, Meghan Trainor and more have come together on a brand new song titled “Hands” as a tribute to those affected by the horrible tragedy in Orlando.

The track – which also features Britney Spears, Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Tyler Glenn, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Jussie Smollett, Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani – will benefit Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, and GLAAD.

“The second I heard about this horrible tragedy where so many of my LGBTQ brothers and sisters lost their lives, I immediately got on a plane to Orlando to volunteer my help anyway I could,” writer and producer Justin Tranter said about the single. “Putting this charity single together is just a way for me, and everyone involved to keep volunteering our help and promote peace and love in the world.”


“Hands” – A Song for Orlando (Official Audio)

Click inside to see the lyrics for the tribute single “Hands”More Here! »