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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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Hailee Steinfeld Performs One Of Her 'Favorite Shows Ever' at Jingle Ball 2016 Chicago

Hailee Steinfeld Performs One Of Her 'Favorite Shows Ever' at Jingle Ball 2016 Chicago

Hailee Steinfeld had a blast performing at 2016 Jingle Ball in Chicago!

The 20-year-old “Starving” singer was part of the star-studded line-up at Allstate Arena on Wednesday (December 14) in Rosemont, Ill.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Hailee Steinfeld

“that was one of my favorite shows ever. thanks for the love Chicago,” she tweeted after the show.

Also performing that night were Ariana Grande, Backstreet Boys, Ellie Goulding, Lukas Graham, Tove Lo, and Daya.

10 pics inside of Hailee Steinfeld and more performing on stage in Illinois… More Here! »

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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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Listen to Full 'Hairspray Live!' Soundtrack Now!

Listen to Full 'Hairspray Live!' Soundtrack Now!

If you’re like us, you are probably counting down the days until December 7 for the debut of Hairspray Live! on NBC. Well, we’ve been given an amazing treat as the soundtrack is out now!

You can listen to Maddie Baillio sing “Good Morning Baltimore,” Garrett Clayton croon on “It Takes Two,” Dove Cameron belt out “Cooties,” and more.

Ariana Grande gets to sing one of the songs written for the movie version called “Come So Far,” which is now a duet with Jennifer Hudson for the finale of the musical.

You can download the soundtrack on iTunes and Amazon and stream it below via Spotify!

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Derek Hough, Garrett Clayton, & More Rehearse For 'Hairspray Live!' - New Photos!

Derek Hough, Garrett Clayton, & More Rehearse For 'Hairspray Live!' - New Photos!

Check out these brand new rehearsal shots from the upcoming production of Hairspray Live!!

The behind-the-scenes pics feature stars Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Derek Hough, Martin Short, Garrett Clayton, Ephraim Sykes, Shahadi Wright Joseph, and Maddie Baillio getting ready for the big show.

In case you didn’t already know, Hairspray Live! takes place in 1962 Baltimore and is based on the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.

Here’s the synopsis: Plump teenager Tracy Turnblad’s dream is to dance on “The Corny Collins Show,” a local TV program. When against all odds Tracy wins a role on the show, she becomes a celebrity overnight and meets a colorful array of characters, including the resident dreamboat, Link; the ambitious mean girl, Amber; an African-American boy she meets in detention, Seaweed; and his mother, Motormouth Maybelle, the owner of a local record store.

Tracy’s mother is the indomitable Edna, and she eventually encourages Tracy on her campaign to integrate the all-white “Corny Collins Show.”

Mark your calendars – Hairspray Live! will air on Wednesday, December 7 @ 8PM ET/PT on NBC.

MUST-READ: Ariana Grande and Dove Cameron became instant BFFs on set!

ALSO MUST-READ: Garrett calls the level of talent “insane.”


Hairspray Live! – Countdown To Hairspray Live! (Sneak Peek)

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'Hairspray Live!' Is Headed For The Thanksgiving Day Parade

'Hairspray Live!' Is Headed For The Thanksgiving Day Parade

We can hardly wait for the official premiere of Hairspray Live! and it looks like we’ll luckily be getting a sneak peek!

The stars of the show – Ariana Grande, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, Jennifer Hudson, Ephraim Sykes, Derek Hough, Kristin Chenoweth, Maddie Baillio, Martin Short and Shahadi Wright Joseph – are set to perform in the Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Even though the cast is working hard, it looks like they’ve been having a blast getting ready for the show.

“fam fam fam fam fam,” newcomer Maddie wrote on her Instagram, along with a photo with Dove, Jennifer and some more of the cast.

The Thanksgiving Day Parade airs on November 24th at 9 AM while Hairspray Live! will officially premiere on December 7th at 8 PM on NBC!

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Dove Cameron & Ariana Grande Kick Off 'Hairspray Live!' Press Junket

Dove Cameron & Ariana Grande Kick Off 'Hairspray Live!' Press Junket

We can hardly wait for Hairspray Live! to premiere next month and it looks like the cast is getting excited too!

The musical’s stars, including Ariana Grande, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Ephraim Sykes, Garrett Clayton, Jennifer Hudson, Kristin Chenoweth, Maddie Baillio, Martin Short and Shahadi Wright Joseph, helped to host a press junket about the upcoming show.

After the event, newcomer Maddie took to her Instagram to share a cute selfie with Kristin and Ariana, writing, “my sweet kristin is here!”

The musical takes place in Baltimore in the early ’60s, when teenager Tracy Turnblad lands her dream role on the popular Corny Collins Show and becomes a dancing sensation overnight, crossing paths with a colorful array of characters along the way.

Don’t miss Hairspray Live! when it premieres December 7 at 8 p.m. on NBC!

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Theory dress, Manolo Blahnik sandals and jewelry from Yossi Harari, Ileana Makri and Randall Scott Fine Jewelry. Ariana is wearing Hannah Jinkins overalls, a Vanessa Mooney choker, Irit Design earrings and Richard Braqo shoes. Dove is wearing a Guess jumpsuit and BCBG shoes.

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Zac Efron & Miley Cyrus Team Up With Baja East To Support Orlando's Pulse Victims Fund!

Zac Efron & Miley Cyrus Team Up With Baja East To Support Orlando's Pulse Victims Fund!

Zac Efron shows off his buff bicep while striking a pose in a Baja East’s “Be Proud” Tee in the wake of the tragic shooting that cost 49 people their lives and countless others injury at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub.

The 28-year-old actor along with Miley Cyrus, Jennifer Hudson, Kate Hudson, Leona Lewis, Haim, Willow Smith and more are showing their support by sharing photos of themselves rocking the tee.

“I’ve got mine. Get yours at http://baja-east.com to help support Orlando’s Pulse Victims Fund #BEproud #LoveisLove,” Zac captioned with his Instagram post.

All proceeds of the tee will benefit Equality Florida for the Pulse Victims Fund.