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Kristin Dawn Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American singer and actress. She originated the role of Glinda Upland in the musical Wicked.

She and Ariana Grande both starred in Hairspray Live! in 2016, and Grande is featured on the song "You Don't Own Me" from Chenoweth's sixth studio album, For The Girls.



  • Let Yourself Go (2001)
  • As I Am (2005)
  • A Lovely Way To Spend Christmas (2008)
  • Some Lessons Learned (2011)
  • Coming Home (2014)
  • The Art Of Elegance (2016)
  • For The Girls (2019)
  • Happiness Is... Christmas! (2021)

Relationship with Ariana[]

  • Grande first met Chenoweth when she was a child and went to see Wicked on Broadway.
  • Grande revealed in the "thank u, next" Interview on the Zach Sang Show that on the same occasion Chenoweth gifted her glittery shampoo that she "never wanted to run out."
  • Grande also, in the same interview, jokingly stated that being friends with Kristin was the "coolest thing" she has ever accomplished, even after just having two #1 singles, Thank U, Next and 7 Rings.
  • Grande and Chenoweth also text each other regularly.
  • Grande wished her a happy birthday posting "happy birthday to the actual queen of my heart i love you more than words can express @tchenoweth thank you for blessing this earth with your presence, your funny, your voice, your kindness, your you !!!!!!"[1]
  • During Season 21 of The Voice, Grande invited Chenoweth as her guest judge during the coaching sessions.
  • Grande sent a PR package to Chenoweth of all 4 chapters of her R.E.M Beauty line.
  • Grande wrote the foreword in Chenoweth's book I'm No Philosopher, But I Got Thoughts that was released on January 17, 2023.
  • When it was announced that Grande was playing Glinda in the film adaptation of Wicked, Chenoweth said "she was born to play her".
  • Grande gifted a pair of bright pink sparkly boots to Chenoweth.



Hairspray Live!
December 2, 2016 • 1:03:36 • Masterworks Broadway
Released Big, Blonde and Beautiful • Come So Far (Got So Far To Go)Cooties • Good Morning Baltimore • I Can Hear The Bells • I Know Where I've Been • It Takes Two • (It's) Hairspray • Ladie's Choice • Mama, I'm A Big Girl Now • Run and Tell That • (The Legend of) Miss Baltimore Crabs • The Nicest Kids In Town • Velma's Revenge • Welcome to the 60's • Without LoveYou Can't Stop The Beat • You're Timeless To Me
Artists Andrea MartinAriana Grande • Derek Hough • Dove Cameron • Ephraim Sykes • Garrett Clayton • Harvey Fierstein • Jennifer HudsonKristin ChenowethMaddie Baillio • Martin Short • Sean Hayes • Shahadi Wright