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Bow Down To A 7-Year-Old Beyoncé Performing Home From The Wiz In This Adorable Throwback Video!

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Even as a mere child, little Miss Knowles was still Beyoncé!

After NBC's hit production The Wiz Live!, some old home footage surfaced featuring the music icon at a talent show performing Home from The Wiz — at the age of 7!

In the YouTube video, Queen Bey was dressed like Dorothy for her performance in a Houston talent competition.

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Beyoncé?

After being introduced as the last year's winner in the Baby Junior category for ages seven and under, lil Bey started belting out the hit tune from the 1975 musical as soon as the curtains rose!

But the future star didn't only show off her vocals — Beyonce pulled a Tina Turner and did some on-spot twirls at the end of the song!

Check out the adorable throwback vid (below) to see the budding talent!

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The Wiz Live! Was A Huge Success — But Did It Have Heart, Brains, AND Courage? See What Critics Thought HERE!

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All around, nicely done!

It may have had its share of sarcastic reactions on Twitter, but last night's The Wiz Live! generally lived up to — and probably even exceeded — expectations as far as theater on live TV is concerned!

Related: Celebs React To The Wiz Live!

Sure, Toto was missing after the first scene (not cool!), but besides that, the three-hour show was crisp, fun, and dazzling with some spectacular performances and an all-around strong, original version of the classic tale of Wizard Of Oz!

Found off an open casting call, Shanice Williams dazzled as Dorothy, and Entertainment Weekly thought she made the perfect main character:

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Uzo Aduba, Queen Latifah, Amber Riley, & More Show Off Their Costumes In A Sneak Peek Of The Wiz Live!

We can't wait to follow this yellow brick road!

There's less than a month until NBC airs its annual live musical, and these sneak peeks just keep getting better and better.

While we've gotten a look at what some of the stars of The Wiz Live! will be wearing on Dec. 3, Monday's all-new trailer for the stage production shows off what we can expect from the cast's more famous stars.

Photos: Relive The Best Moments From Peter Pan Live!

We're talking almost every main character — from Uzo Aduba and Amber Riley's Good Witches to Queen Latifah's titular Wiz.

In fact, Mary J. Blige's Wicked Witch of the West is the only person we've yet to see, so they must be saving the wickedest for last!

This is shaping up to be so much bigger than Sound of Music and Peter Pan and we could not be more excited.

Ch-ch-check out our latest look at The Wiz Live! before it airs Thursday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. EST on NBC (above)!!!

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Uzo Aduba & Amber Riley Are Officially Part Of The Wiz Live's All-Star Cast!

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The rumors are true!

Remember how we told you about Uzo Aduba potentially starring in NBC's upcoming The Wiz Live?

Well, it turns out that the Orange is the New Black star was just officially cast as Glinda the Good Witch in the Wizard of Oz musical!

But that's not the only good newsAmber Riley is also joining the cast as Glinda's sister Addaperle.

[ Photos: The Best Moments From NBC's Peter Pan Live! ]

We've heard Amber and Uzo sing many times in the past, so we're so excited to see them do it live!

The latest casting news places the actresses among other talent like Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, Stephanie Mills, Shanice Williams and David Alan Grier.

Make sure to catch The Wiz Live! when it airs December 3 on NBC!

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Beyoncé & Uzo Aduba Could Be Joining Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige On NBC's The Wiz!

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This is shaping up to be a pretty stellar cast!

Following Tuesday's announcement that Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige had been added to this Winter's The Wiz Live!, even more A-List stars are now rumored to be part of the musical event.

That's because we're hearing the Beyoncé herself has been offered the role of Glinda the Good Witch in the NBC adaptation!

While she has yet to accept, we can totally see Bey leading show show alongside Queen Latifah's Wizard and Mary J. Blige's Wicked Witch of the West.

[ Photos: The Best Moments From NBC's Peter Pan Live! ]

And as if that trio weren't enough to secure ratings, producers are reportedly also considering Uzo Aduba for a role!

Crazy Eyes has been on Broadway before starring in the revival of Godspell, so we're really hoping to see Orange is the New Black meet the Yellow Brick Road!

Which other celebs do U want to see star in The Wiz Live??

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The Wiz Is NBC's Next Live Musical! But Who Will Star?? See Our Top Picks HERE!!

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NBC is doing it again!

Peter Pan Live!'s numbers may have been somewhat disappointing in comparison to The Sound Of Music, but they were still impressive for a live show.

So the network is putting together another live Broadway show! And this time — you voted for it — they're getting more ethnically diverse with an adaptation of The Wiz!

[ Related: Shonda Rhimes SHUTS DOWN Controversial Ethnic Diversity Op-Ed ]

Partnering with Cirque Du Soleil to help bring the magic of Oz to life without the help of visual FX, NBC hopes this will be the best live show yet!

But it'll only work if they get the right cast! And since many fans remember Diana Ross and Michael Jackson in these roles from the big screen, they're going to have their work cut out for them!

But if it were up to us, here's who would be easing on down the road:

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The Wiz May Be One Of NBC's Next Live Musical Productions!

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This sounds like a great idea!

NBC saw a big dip in ratings for this year's live musical, and it's making them have big plans for next time!

The network's Bob Greenblatt already announced that they had a deal for the Music Man, but now details are coming out that The Wizard Of Oz story may actually be their next choice!

[ Video: Brian Williams Applaud's A Six-Year-Old Boy's Amazing Peter Pan Live! Review! ]

Greenblatt made the announcement at the TCA press tour on Friday, saying that The Wiz was hot in 2013, but the network eventually nixed the idea for their dramatic straight-to-series order.

But now the idea is back on the table in the form of a musical!

Would you rather see The Wiz or Music Man next holiday season???

Which Musical Would You Rather See?

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Which Musical Would You Rather See?

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