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Jennifer Hudson Towers Over Her 'Hairspray' Co-Stars at FYC Event!

Kristin Chenoweth and Dove Cameron sandwich in their much taller co-star Jennifer Hudson while attending the Hairspray Live! For Your Consideration event held at the Saban Media Center on Friday (June 9) in North Hollywood.

The ladies were joined at the event by their co-stars Maddie Baillio, Garrett Clayton, Ephraim Sykes, Shahidi Wright Joseph, and original Hairspray star Ricki Lake.

The cast of the NBC live special is hoping to secure some Emmy nominations for the production!

Dove took to her Instagram Stories that day to belt out Beyonce‘s song “Listen” from Dreamgirls. Listen now on JustJaredJR.com

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'Hairspray Live' - Full Cast, Performers, & Song List!

Hairspray Live! is set for an encore tonight after it’s original air date earlier this month!

The show is star-studded, featuring some major names including Ariana Grande, Jennifer Hudson, and many more. After months of rehearsal, the cast is finally ready to perform live for America. We’re so excited to see these characters come to life in our living room once again!

Be sure to stream the entire Hairspray Live! album if you missed it. The soundtrack is currently available to purchase on iTunes and you can also stream it on our site.

Tune into Hairspray Live! tonight, (December 26), on NBC.

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Click inside to see the full cast list for Hairspray Live!… More Here! »

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VIDEO: Garrett Clayton Sings 'And I Am Tellling You' for Jennifer Hudson!

Hairspray Live might be over, but we’re still loving all of the photos and videos that the cast is sharing from their time together, including this one of Garrett Clayton singing one of Jennifer Hudson‘s signature songs!

Jennifer of course won an Oscar for her performance as Effie in Dreamgirls and Garrett tackled her song “And I Am Telling You” at the cast’s after party… while she watched.

Ariana Grande posted the video on her Instagram account and called it “quite possibly the best moment of my life….. i miss you already @garrettclayton1 so much.”

Jennifer also shared a video of Dove Cameron singing another one of her Dreamgirls songs, “Love You I Do.” Click inside now to see that video.

Click inside now to watch the video of Dove Cameron singing… More Here! »

Hairspray's Nikki Blonsky (2007's Tracy Turnblad) Reacts to 'Hairspray Live'!

Nikki Blonsky, who played Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 movie, is reacting to the airing of Hairspray Live! last night!

The 28-year-old actress took to Instagram and wrote, “Congrats to the cast of @nbchairspraylive on a job well done from myself and the rest of the Hairspray Movie Cast! #SetLife #YouCantStopTheBeat”

Before the airing, Just Jared spoke with Nikki about what she’s currently up to and how she felt about the live show. Nikki did not make an appearance on the show, but two other past Tracy’s (Marissa Jaret Winokur and Ricki Lake) did!

“I’m thrilled that NBC has decided to put out a powerful musical with such a positive message for the country to see at such a pivotal point in our country’s history,” Nikki told JJ.

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Slays 'I Know Where I've Been' Performance For 'Hairspray Live'!

Is it any surprise that Jennifer Hudson sounded amazing while belting out “I Know Where I’ve Been” for Hairspray Live!?

The 35-year-old Oscar winner was surrounded by some of the ensemble cast, including Ariana Grande, Maddie Baillio, Garrett Clayton, and Shahidi Wright Joseph.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jennifer Hudson

That same night, Jennifer brought the house down with “Big, Blonde and Beautiful,” so be sure to watch that too!

And make sure to keep checking JustJared.com all night for full coverage of the live production!

ALSO MUST-READ: Who is Ephraim Sykes? Meet Hairspray Live‘s Seaweed!


Hairspray Live! – “I Know Where I’ve Been”

Anna Kendrick Live-Tweets 'Hairspray Live!' - Read Every Tweet!

Anna Kendrick is once again live-tweeting a musical event and all is right in the world.

The 31-year-old actress is known for her witty demeanor on social media, so it’s no surprise she’s totally cracking us up with these Hairspray Live! tweets.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Anna Kendrick

“Knowing that @ArianaGrande is gonna BRING IT in the 2nd act but has to be mousy for an hour is already giving me blue balls #HairsprayLive,” she joked.

Keep checking back for Anna updates!

In case you don’t remember, Anna also live-tweeted The Wiz and Grease: Live!.

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  • Hairspray Live! – Here Are Twitter’s Funniest Reactions!
  • Celebrities React to Hairspray Live! – Read the Tweets!
  • Click inside to read more of Anna Kendrick’s Hairspray Live! tweets…More Here! »

    VIDEO: Hairspray Live's Ephraim Sykes Sings 'Run And Tell That'

    One of the highlights of Hairspray Live! was definitely Ephraim Sykes‘ performance of “Run And Tell That,” which you can watch right here!

    He was joined by the ensemble cast, which included Maddie Baillio, Garrett Clayton, and Shahidi Wright Joseph.

    Starring Ephraim‘s Seaweed J. Stubbs, the song confronts prejudice and celebrates the value of diversity. Watch the full video below!

    And make sure to keep checking JustJared.com all night for full coverage of the live production!

    ALSO MUST-READ: Who is Ephraim Sykes? Meet Hairspray Live‘s Seaweed!


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