‘Hairspray Live!’ premieres on Dec. 7, and it’s going to be a night filled with great music and fun. So when can you get your hands on the soundtrack and keep these epic tunes on replay? Here’s everything you need to know!
Hairspray Live! is bringing back those songs you know and love for television’s most highly-anticipated live musical event. From “Good Morning Baltimore” to “I Know Where I’ve Been,” your favorite songs are going to be on the Hairspray Live! soundtrack, which will be released on Dec. 2. That’s a full 5 days before the premiere! You’ll be able to listen and fall in love with the songs way before the premiere!
If you need to get up to speed on who’s who in Hairspray Live! before the Dec. 7 premiere, we’ve got you covered: Maddie Baillio is Tracy Turnblad, Harvey Fierstein is Edna Turnblad, Martin Short is Wilbur Turnblad, Ariana Grande is Peggy Pingleton, Dove Cameron is Amber Von Tussle, Kristin Chenoweth is Velma Von Tussle, Garrett Clayton is Link Larkin, Derek Hough is Corny Collins, and Jennifer Hudson is Motormouth Maybelle. Billy Eichner, Sean Hayes, Rosie O’Donnell, and Andrea Martin will also be making appearances.
The show is going to stay true to the original musical. Even though she’s one of the biggest names in music, Ariana will not be singing a solo song. She will be performing “Come So Far (Got So Far to Go)” with Jennifer in the Hairspray Live! finale. HollywoodLife.com got the chance to talk to Ariana EXCLUSIVELY about the show, and she said it’s such an “honor” to be singing with the Oscar winner. Hairspray Live! will air Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
HollywoodLifers, are you buying the Hairspray Live! soundtrack? What’s your favorite song? Let us know!