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Hi It’s Nikki Blonsky from the Movie ‘Hairspray’ Performing at DragCon

Nikki Blonsky

You could say she made a … cameo … appearance.

Hi, it's Nikki Blonsky from the movie Hairspray ... and DragCon!

Is there any other way to be greeted on a Saturday morning at DragCon than by the voice of belty mid-2000s queen Nikki Blonsky singing her signature song "Good Morning Baltimore?" DragCon attendees were able to see Tracy Turnblad herself sing Hairspray's opening number live. And, as one person wrote on Twitter, it was in fact, gay rights.

OK, werk! She was definitely serving you karaoke Turnblad! According to the video, and to shots from her Instagram, Blonsky was also schmoozing and selling merchandise at DragCon.

Blonsky is best known for her portrayal of Turnblad in Hairspray, for which she won two Critics' Choice Awards for best ensemble and best young actress. She also starred in the ABC Family series Huge and had a small role in the NBC musical show Smash.

But, most people know her online for two things: tweeting celebrities that she's Nikki Blonsky from the movie Hairspray and, of course, her infamous Cameo videos. Cameo, for the uninitiated, is a service where celebrities send you one-minute videos for a nominal fee. While some people charge hundreds, Nikki Blonsky infamously charges only $20. Blonsky's Twitter antics were immortalized in this YouTube video.

And if you haven't seen any of her Cameo videos -- the New York Times called her "the bard of Cameo," -- Tyler Oakley did a whole YouTube video dedicated to their glory.

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