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NBC's 'The Wiz Live' - Full Cast, Performers, & Songs List!

There are only a couple hours left until NBC’s The Wiz Live airs and we are so excited to see a new vision of the beloved musical.

Newcomer Shanice Williams will be joining a star-studded cast of veteran actors and singers in the production, which is airing live from a sound stage in New York.

The one-night-only special is being directed by Kenny Leon and industry vet Harvey Fierstein adapted the musical’s script for television.

We have recapped the full cast list for you, as well as all of the songs that are sure to be stuck in your head. Tune in at 8/7c tonight (December 3).

Click inside for the full The Wiz Live cast and songs list… More Here! »

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Diane Kruger Stuns In Black at Balmain x HM Launch

Diane Kruger looks stunning in a full black outfit while walking the carpet at the Balmain x H&M Collection Launch on Tuesday (October 20) at 23 Wall Street in New York City.

Also in attendance at the event were Zachary Quinto and his model boyfriend Miles McMillan, The Knick‘s Eve Hewson, fashionista Alexa Chung, singers Ne-Yo and Elijah Kelley, race car driver Lewis Hamilton, and model Johannes Huebl.

Diane took to her Instagram account the day before to share her experience from volunteering for God’s Love We Deliver.

“So fun making cookies with you guys ❤️ If you live in NY, come volunteer ! @godslovenyc….If you want to help out, give them a call and register for one of their shifts ! I highly recommend the dessert shift :)” Diane captioned the below photo.

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NBC Debuts First Look at 'The Wiz Live' Cast (Photos)

The first image of the cast of NBC’s The Wiz Live has been released and it features stars David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, Shanice Williams as Dorothy, Ne-Yo as the Tin Man, and Elijah Kelley as the Scarecrow.

The musical is a re-imagining of the classic movie The Wizard of Oz and it is set to air as a three-hour live event on Thursday, December 3.

Also featured in the cast are Queen Latifah as The Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, Uzo Aduba as Glinda, Amber Riley as Addaperle, Common as Bouncer, and Broadway’s original Dorothy, Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em.

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Mark Zuckerberg & Pregnant Wife Priscilla Attend State Dinner

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan hold hands while arriving for a state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday (September 25) at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Priscilla, who is pregnant with the couple’s first child, showed her baby bump in a red gown.

Other stars joining President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama at the dinner included ballet dancer Misty Copeland, director Lee Daniels, Shark Tank star Mark Cuban, and the evening’s performer, Ne-Yo.

FYI: Michelle is wearing a Vera Wang Collection gown.

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Ne-Yo Announces He's Engaged to Crystal Renay & They're Expecting a Baby Together Too!

Ne-Yo just announced he’s engaged to his love Crystal Renay, and that’s not all…they’re expecting a baby together, too!

“Clearing the air..@mscrystalrenay and I are ENGAGED to be married next year. And yes we are expecting. #FromTheHorsesMouth” the 35-year-old entertainer wrote on his Twitter account, after reports surfaced that they were already married.

Ne-Yo also cleared the air about some false rumors regarding his ex Monyetta Shaw.

“Clearing the air..I didn’t force Mo to tie her tubes. Mutual decision. And the procedure is reversible. #SheCanHaveKids #FromTheHorsesMouth” Ne-Yo tweeted.

Congrats to Ne-Yo and Crystal on the wonderful news!

NBC's 'The Wiz Live' Adds Ne-Yo & Common to the Cast!

NBC’s The Wiz Live! has just added some new cast members to the production.

Ne-Yo will be joining the cast as the Tin Man, Elijah Kelley will be the Scarecrow, and Common has been cast as the Gatekeeper in Oz!

The announcement was made at NBC’s 2015 TCA Summer Tour panel.

The new cast members join already announced Queen Latifah as the Wiz, Mary J. Blige as Evillene, the Wicked Witch of the West, David Alan Grier as the Cowardly Lion, and Stephanie Mills, as Auntie Em. Uzo Aduba will play Glinda, the Good Witch of the South, and Amber Riley will play Addaperle, the Good Witch of the North.

The Wiz Live! will air on December 3.

Tori Kelly & Robin Thicke Pay Tribute to Smokey Robinson at BET Awards 2015! (Video)

Tori Kelly and Robin Thicke sandwich in the legendary Smokey Robinson on stage at the 2015 BET Awards on Sunday (June 28) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

The two music stars paid tribute to the legendary singer along with Ne-Yo that evening.

Tori kicked off the seven-minute tribute by performing the song “Who’s Lovin’ You” and then Robin segued into “Ooh Baby, Baby.” Ne-Yo brought the house down at the end with “The Tears of a Clown.”

Smokey was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the show and he definitely seemed to enjoy the tribute.

Click inside to watch the tribute performance video… More Here! »

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