'Big Time Rush' star lands WNBA halftime gig after going viral on TikTok


“Big Time Rush” by Stephen Glickman

Performance at the WNBA halftime concert…

After the viral TikTok trend

The guy behind the viral “Crazy” trend on TikTok is reaping plenty of rewards after setting the internet on fire with his latest hype — and has already parlayed it into a job… with the WNBA.

We spoke with Stephen Glickman – already known from the show “Big Time Rush” – on the “TMZ Podcast” where he talked about his now viral TikTok sound … in which he delivers a slow, dramatic rendition of Gnarls Barkley’s 2006 hit “Crazy.” Countless stars have jumped on the trend – singing along to his track and sharing something embarrassing from their past.

The TMZ Podcast

Stephen's success isn't embarrassing, though… because he says he'll be doing a WNBA halftime show soon. SG tells us he and his band will be flying to Las Vegas… where he'll be performing in front of a sold-out crowd at the Aces' game against the Minnesota Lynx.

Stephen says his newfound fame has also landed him a deal with HGTV—so yeah, it sounds like things are getting rolling…and it’s all thanks to this silly video he posted.

By the way, for those who may not know… Stephen is also a comedian and also played a record producer on the show “BTR”… which in a way brings things full circle with his new music project.

Despite seemingly growing in fame, Stephen admitted he hasn't seen any money from the hot track yet… but he already has a plan for how he'll spend the cash when it comes in. Since he didn't write the original, he's not technically due any royalties, but presumably his video was monetized on TikTok… and there's some money to be made on that front.

Another cool thing we learned here… he chatted with CeeLo Green – one half of Gnarls Barkley – and Stephen says he actually plans to visit the soul singer in Atlanta.

If he makes some extra money from this wave, Steve tells us what he plans to do with it… and it sounds like he loves mommy – listen, he plans to take some trips with her. ❤️