Kristin Chenoweth hosting BFCA awards

Nominations announced Monday

Kristin Chenoweth will host the Broadcast Film Critics Assn.'s 15th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards on Jan. 15 at the Hollywood Palladium.

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Chenoweth received the 2009 Emmy for best supporting actress in a comedy series for "Pushing Daisies." She recently starred in the highly rated Lifetime movie "The Twelve Men of Christmas" and will next be seen in Disney's theatrical release "You Again." In the spring, she returns to Broadway in the musical revival "Promises, Promises."

"We are delighted to have a triple threat such as Kristin Chenoweth, a multiple award-wining star of the stage, film and television, as host for our show," said Tom Calderone, president of VH1, which will air the awards show live.

Nominations will be announced Dec. 14.