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Amber Riley Shares Stunning 'I Am Changing' Performance - Watch Now!

Amber Riley is set to star as Effie in the upcoming production of Dreamgirls in London and she’s giving fans a sneak peek at her role!

The 30-year-old actress took to her Twitter to share a stunning performance of “I Am Changing” as well as some of her thoughts about joining the cast.

“I think the thing that excites me about Effie and this role is that it’s challenging – vocally, emotionally,” she explained.

Amber added, Even though she’s young in the beginning, she has this full arch and a full evolution that happens and I haven’t been able to experience that.”

Watch her entire performance below…

PBS' A Capitol Fourth Special 2016 - Full Performers Lineup!

Sutton Foster and Gavin DeGraw practice for their performances during the rehearsals for the 2016 A Capitol Fourth special on Sunday (July 3) at the U.S. Capitol West Lawn in Washington, D.C.

The stars will be joined by a great lineup of entertainers for the annual Fourth of July special, which will conclude with a fireworks display.

Tom Bergeron will be hosting the special, airing on PBS at 8/7c tonight (July 4).

“I love performing in DC. I’ve been here several times with the Kennedy Center Honors; I’ve performed with the National Symphony [Orchestra], and then with Baltimore Symphony… to be able to be here for the Fourth of July, I thought it would be awesome,” Sutton told the Huffington Post.

Click inside to see the full list of performers… More Here! »

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Jordin Sparks Calls Out Audiences for Using Phones During Performances

Jordin Sparks poses on the carpet while attending the 2016 McDonald’s 365 Black Awards held at the Ernest Moral Convention Center on Friday (July 1) in New Orleans, La.

Also in attendance were the event’s hosts, Amber Riley and Lance Gross.

After the event, Jordin called out the audience for being disrespectful by using their phones throughout performances.

“It’s so frustrating when ppl have no respect 4 artists/audience members when they are on their phone during performances… on full brightness & then try 2 take pics with a flash. Come on now, we know how this works, we’ve had these smart phones for yrs now,” Jordin tweeted. “Don’t be rude. Have some respect 4 the performer up on the stage & the audience members actually trying 2 watch & pay attn or don’t come!”

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'The Wiz Live' Cast Reunites For Emmy Panel Discussion!

Queen Latifah is all smiles as she poses for photographs at The Television Academy’s panel discussion for NBC’s The Wiz Live! held at The Director’s Guild Of America on Wednesday (June 1) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 46-year-old entertainer was joined at the event by her co-stars Mary J. Blige, Ne-Yo, Shanice Williams, David Alan Grier, Amber Riley, Elijah Kelley, executive producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, director Kenny Leon, and moderator Holly Robinson Peete.

The panel, which was presented for Emmy voters and fans, also included live musical performances from the cast members.

30+ pictures inside of Queen Latifah and others at the The Wiz Live Emmy event… More Here! »

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Ellen Pompeo Honors Debbie Allen At TV Land Icon Awards 2016!

Ellen Pompeo is all smiles as she hits the stage at the 2016 TV Land Icon Awards held at The Barker Hanger on Sunday (April 10) in Santa Monica, Calif.

“From the very start of her career on Broadway, she has followed her passions, chased her dreams and never let a ‘no’ get in her way,” the 46-year-old Grey’s Anatomy star expressed before presenting Debbie Allen with the Trailblazer Icon Award.

Also in attendance at the ceremony was Amber Riley, Seth MacFarlane, and Comedy Duo Icon Award winners Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key.

The Icon Awards also honored Ryan Murphy and FX’s hit The People v. O.J. Simpson and The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, who was voted favorite iconic TV character by fans.

20+ pictures inside of Ellen Pompeo and others at the 2016 TV Land Icon AwardsMore Here! »

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Kit Harington & Rose Leslie Make First Red Carpet Appearance Together at Olivier Awards 2016

Kit Harington couples up with girlfriend Rose Leslie for the first time while attending the 2016 Olivier Awards held at The Royal Opera House on Sunday (April 3) in London, England.

The Game of Thrones duo was joined by Luke Evans, Tom Sturridge, Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley, Alfred Enoch, Laura Carmichael, Luke Treadaway, and Judi Dench.

In case you didn’t know, the Olivier Awards are an annual event presented by the Society of London Theatre to honor excellence in theater.

FYI: Luke is wearing a Hackett suit.

10+ pictures inside of Kit Harington and Rose Leslie hitting the red carpet together for the first time… More Here! »

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Amber Riley Says She Relates to Dreamgirls' Effie White

Amber Riley poses for the cameras ahead of her interview at BBC Studios in London, England on Saturday morning (April 2).

The 30-year-old actress is getting a head start on promo for her role as Effie White in the West End production of Dreamgirls.

“I went through vocal surgery, which I needed after years and years of singing and recording and tiring myself out. They found two nodules on my cords,” Amber recalled of her audition. “And, of course, a couple of weeks after that was done, they call and say: ‘Hey! They’d love you to come in and sing Effie White!!’”

They waited two weeks for Amber to audition for the role!

“I’m not sure if it’s life imitating art or art imitating life, but I understand something of what Effie was going through,” Amber added. “I do know being a black woman who is plus-sized in Hollywood, you’re going to face more rejection than acceptance.”

10+ pictures inside of Amber Riley meeting fans outside the BBC Studios… More Here! »

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