Darren Criss Will Host the NewNowNext Awards, Kristin Chenoweth to Perform

It's a mini Glee reunion on the Dec. 7 awards show

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It’s a match made in Glee heaven.

Logo TV has tapped smooth-voiced heartthrob Darren Criss, 27, to host the NewNowNext Awards on Dec. 7, which will also feature a performance from Glee alum Kristin Chenoweth.

But it doesn’t appear a duet is on the horizon: Chenoweth, 46, is scheduled to perform a song from her upcoming live CD, Coming Home.

The awards show, which kicks off Art Basel and will take place at Kimpton’s Surfcomber hotel on Miami’s South Beach, will also feature raspy-voiced icon Cyndi Lauper as narrator and Joe Jonas as celebrity DJ.

Performers include Jessie J, who will sing her new hit “Burnin’ Up,” and Australian singer-songwriter Betty Who.

Nick Cannon will also be making a special appearance, along with many more – including Awkward‘s Molly Tarlov and Faking It‘s Katie Stevens and Michael J. Willett.

With shows like How to Get Away with Murder, Broad City and Looking battling it out for best new television series, it’s going to be a tight race between some of the most influential names in pop culture. (A full list of nominees can be found here.)

The NewNowNext Awards will air on Dec. 7 on Logo TV at 8 p.m. ET and on MTV on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. ET.

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