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VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Slays 'Miss Baltimore Crabs' During 'Hairspray Live'

Kristin Chenoweth had a show-stopping moment during Hairspray Live! when she sang Velma Von Tussle’s song “Miss Baltimore Crabs!”

The Emmy and Tony-winning actress did everything from baton twirling to kicking her leg over her head while performing the song.

WATCH MORE VIDEOS: We’ve compiled Kristin Chenoweth’s best performances to date!

There are so many great moments happening through the show and we’ll be updating the site with all of the best videos that you just have to watch.

Make sure to get the scoop on the full cast from the live production!


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Best of Kristin Chenoweth - Watch Her Greatest Performances!

We can all agree that Kristin Chenoweth is totally killing it right now in Hairspray Live as Velma Von Tussle, so let’s take a look at some of her best performances over the years!

The Emmy and Tony-winning actress got her start on Broadway in musicals like Wicked and You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, the latter for which she won the Tony.

Kristin has been seen in movies such as The Boy Next Door, You Again, Four Christmases, Deck the Halls, The Pink Panther, Bewitched, RV, and more.

In recent years, Kristin has been touring around the world with her concert and she brought it to Broadway just a month ago.

Click through the slideshow to watch Kristin Chenoweth’s best performances…

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Ariana Grande is Completely Star Struck By 'Hairspray Live!' Co-Star Kristin Chenoweth

Ariana Grande has a soft spot in her heart for Broadway. It was the place that launched her career, after all. Growing up, she was a massive fan of Wicked, and geeked out over watching Kristin Chenoweth portray Glinda. So the chance to work alongside one of her theatrical idols in her latest role has Ariana completely over the moon.

At the press day for Hairspray Live!, Kristin told Just Jared the heartwarming story of how the duo first met. “I’ve known her and her brother since they came backstage at Wicked to meet me and they were little bitty nuggets,” she revealed. Ariana squealed with enthusiasm. “She gave me a shower gel that I used the smallest amount of every day for fucking ever!” she exclaimed. “She’s inspired me so much! I love her!”

Fortunately for Ariana, her costar shares her affections. “I love her like she’s my own kid,” she explains. “I was online the other night in the middle of the night missing her and thinking I was missing out because I was on Broadway,” Kristin tells Just Jared. “I listened her sing “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” and I thought, ‘Here’s my baby. A baby. Singing this song, making it her own”’ and now I want her to do a whole album of that. But that’s for another time.”

“It’s for whenever you want. Executive produced by Kristin Chenoweth!” Ariana replied.

Hairspray Live! airs on Wednesday, December 7 at 8PM ET/PT on NBC. Be sure to watch!

Listen to the stream and download the full soundtrack for Hairspray Live! as well.

– Reporting by Nicole Pajer

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'Hairspray Live!' Soundtrack Stream & Download - LISTEN NOW!

The soundtrack for NBC’s Hairspray Live! has been released in advance of next week’s live production and you can listen to it here!

The cast album features stars like newcomer Maddie Baillio, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Jennifer Hudson, Garrett Clayton, Dove Cameron, and more belting out the musical’s songs.

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

The album features some of the songs that were written just for the movie version, including “Ladies’ Choice,” now sung by Corny Collins (Derek Hough), and “Come So Far,” sung as a finale song by Jennifer and Ariana.

Click inside now to listen to the Apple Music stream… More Here! »

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Sings 'Miss Baltimore Crabs' in New 'Hairspray Live!' Promo!

Kristin Chenoweth is getting ready to play Velma Von Tussle in the upcoming NBC production of Hairspray Live! and this new promo gives us a peek at her song “Miss Baltimore Crabs.”

In the scene, the Tony-winning actress’ character tells Tracy Turnblad (Maddie Bailio) that she can’t perform on Corny Collins’ show because she doesn’t fit in with the other dancers. Disney Channel star Dove Cameron is playing the role of Amber, her daughter.

Make sure to catch Kristin and the rest of the cast perform the show live on Wednesday, December 7 at 8/7c!

Watch the other recent promo for the show featuring Jennifer Hudson belting out “I Know Where I’ve Been.”

Stream 'Hairspray Live!' Video From Thanksgiving Day Parade

The cast of Hairspray Live! performed “You Can’t Stop The Beat” in the 2016 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, November 24.

The all-star cast of the upcoming holiday musical includes Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Kristin Chenoweth, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Ephraim Sykes, exciting newcomer Maddie Baillio and special guest stars Billy Eichner, Sean Hayes, Andrea Martin and Rosie O’Donnell.

Hairspray Live! will air from Los Angeles on Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC. You won’t want to miss it. Watch the Thanksgiving Day Parade performance below!


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'Hairspray Live!' Cast List - Who is Playing Who?

There are just two weeks left until the cast of Hairspray Live! performs the show on NBC and we are SO excited to see the amazing stars put on the production.

Newcomer Maddie Baillio is leading the cast as Tracy Turnblad with an amazing roster of performers that also included the Broadway production’s original star Harvey Fierstein as Edna Turnblad and theater legend Kristin Chenoweth as Velma Von Tussle.

Members of the cast are set to appear on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and we can’t wait to see them rock it on the holiday stage.

We have all of the latest photos of the cast in costume that you can check out in the photo gallery. Make sure to tune in for Hairspray Live! on Wednesday (December 7) at 8/7c on NBC. There is also a pre-show starting a half hour before the show!

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

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