The Wiz, an African-American adaptation of The Wizard of Oz was released in 1978, now nearly 40 years later NBC is launching The Wiz musical TV special.

1. RUNNER UP: Usher as “Scarecrow”

2. KeKe Palmer as “Dorothy”

3. RUNNER UP: Zendaya as “Dorothy”

4. Jennifer Hudson as “Glinda the Good”

5. RUNNER UP: Beyonce as “Glinda the Good”

6. Mike Epps as the “Tin Man”

7. RUNNER UP: Gabourey Sidibe as “Evilene”

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