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Nikki Blonsky Has A Theory on Why She Wasn't in 'Hairspray Live!' With The Rest of the Tracy's

Nikki Blonsky Has A Theory on Why She Wasn't in 'Hairspray Live!' With The Rest of the Tracy's

Dove Cameron Reunites with Movie Mom Kristin Chenoweth at 'Hairspray' Event!

Dove Cameron Reunites with Movie Mom Kristin Chenoweth at 'Hairspray' Event!

Dove Cameron snaps a cute photo with her on-screen mom and real-life idol Kristin Chenoweth while attending a “For Your Consideration” event for Hairspray Live! on Friday (June 9) in North Hollywood.

The ladies reunited with the cast of the NBC production to help drum up awards buzz ahead of the Emmy nominations.

Also in attendance were Garrett Clayton, Jennifer Hudson, Maddie Baillio, Ephraim Sykes, Shahidi Wright Jospeh, and original Hairspray star Ricki Lake.

If you haven’t seen it yet, make sure to watch Dove belt out the song “Listen” from Dreamgirls on her Instagram Stories!

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VIDEO: Dove Cameron Perfectly Sings a 'Dreamgirls' Song for Jennifer Hudson!

VIDEO: Dove Cameron Perfectly Sings a 'Dreamgirls' Song for Jennifer Hudson!

Did you know that one of Dove Cameron‘s audition songs used to be “Love You I Do” from the Dreamgirls movie?

Well, after working with Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson on Hairspray Live, the 20-year-old actress told her about it and sang the song right in front of her!

“Sing dove! Dove told me ‘I love u I do’ was her good audition song when she was 11! So of course I had to have her sing it for me!” Jennifer wrote on her Instagram account.

Another Hairspray Live star who sang a song for JHud was Garrett Clayton, who belted out “And I Am Telling You” at a cast party. Watch that video after the cut.

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Ariana Grande Says She's 'Crying So Much' After Wrapping 'Hairspray Live!'

Ariana Grande Says She's 'Crying So Much' After Wrapping 'Hairspray Live!'

Did you watch all of the amazing performances on Hairspray Live! last night??

Ariana Grande was so overcome with emotions after finishing up months of work on the project!

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“I don’t know where to start,” she wrote along with a black-and-white Instagram photo of herself dressed up as her character, Penny Pingleton, during the event as she watched the screen backstage (below). “crying so much today.”

“my heart is with hairspray,” she added. “my heart is in Baltimore with penny lou pingleton and seaweed and tracy and Mr. & Mrs. Turnblad the motormouth kids and the nicest kids. such a bittersweet feeling.”

In case you missed it, watch Ariana, Dove Cameron, and Maddie Baillio‘s Hairspray Live performance of “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now” here!

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VIDEO: Dove Cameron, Ariana Grande, & Maddie Baillio Sing 'Mama I'm a Big Girl Now' for 'Hairspray Live!'

VIDEO: Dove Cameron, Ariana Grande, & Maddie Baillio Sing 'Mama I'm a Big Girl Now' for 'Hairspray Live!'

How amazing was the Hairspray Live! performance “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now”?!

JJJ faves Dove Cameron, Ariana Grande, and Maddie Baillio teamed up for the song, which is about their characters’ frustrations with their parents.

In case you didn’t know, the track first appeared in the 2002 theatrical musical, but was left for the end credits in the 2007 film adaptation.

WHAT DID YOU THINK of the “Mama I’m a Big Girl Now” performance?

ALSO MUST-READ: Dove Cameron Gets Major Support From Sofia Carson & More!

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VIDEO: Maddie Baillio Joins Forces with Original Tracys for 'Welcome to the 60s'

VIDEO: Maddie Baillio Joins Forces with Original Tracys for 'Welcome to the 60s'

Did you catch that super special moment during the song “Welcome to the 60s” from Hairspray Live? If you didn’t realize, the two original Tracy Turnblads united with Maddie Baillio live on screen!

The 20-year-old actress appeared in the scene alongside Ricki Lake and Marissa Jaret Winkour, who originated the role in the 1988 movie and the 2002 Broadway musical, respectively.

“Welcome to the 60s” is a song that features Tracy getting her mom Edna (Harvey Fierstein) out of the house to experience what the world is like during the 1960s.


Hairspray Live! – Welcome to the ’60s (Highlight)

READ MORE: The two original Tracys spoke to us about their cameos in the NBC production!

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VIDEO: Meet 'The Nicest Kids in Town' on 'Hairspray Live!'

VIDEO: Meet 'The Nicest Kids in Town' on 'Hairspray Live!'

We can’t stop dancing and singing along to this show!

Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, and Garrett Clayton have officially taken the screen to show off their singing and dancing skills in Hairspray Live!

The three took the stage of The Corny Collins Show within the musical to perform “The Nicest Kids in Town.”

In case you missed it, Maddie Baillio totally KILLED it when she opened the show with “Good Morning Baltimore!

Watch the full performance below and make sure to keep up with JustJaredJr.com for full coverage of the live musical!


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VIDEO: Watch 'Hairspray Live' Opening Number Starring Maddie Baillio!

VIDEO: Watch 'Hairspray Live' Opening Number Starring Maddie Baillio!

We are totally loving every moment of Hairspray Live so far and we are so excited to watch Maddie Baillio become a star in this production!

The 20-year-old actress, who is making her professional debut in the show, opened the show with “Good Morning Baltimore” and even though there were some technical errors, she still rocked it. Several times throughout the performance, Maddie‘s mic went out and we couldn’t hear the lyrics.

WHO IS MADDIE BAILLIO? Meet the actress playing Tracy Turnblad!

Maddie kept going like a pro though and didn’t let the errors stop her performance!

Make sure to keep watching the show and check JustJaredJr.com all night for full coverage of the live production.


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