Jennifer Hudson

Singer/Actress Ever since this Chicago-born songstress was voted off the third season of American Idol in 2004, she’s been on the fast-track to becoming an American icon. In 2005, Hudson’s incredibly soulful voice landed her a role in the film adaptation of the musical Dreamgirls, starring Beyoncé and Jamie Foxx.For her debut film performance as the fiery Effie, Hudson won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress and gained roles in several other hit movies including The Secret Life of Bees and Winnie Mandela’s biopic, Winnie. She also won a Grammy for her gold-selling debut self-titled album in 2008. In 2013 the distinguished soul-singer is set to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  

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You Don't Want to Sit Behind Aretha Franklin in a Theater

The singer was in full diva mode during a Broadway show.

Why You Must See Jennifer Hudson and Danielle Brooks in The Color Purple on Broadway

Performances come first in the stripped-down version of the show.

Pope's First U.S. Visit Was Jam Packed With Music

J-Hud, Antonique Smith, Gloria Estefan and more welcome him.

Tyrese's Short Film, Shame, to Premiere at Urbanworld

Jennifer Hudson stars in the Denzel Washington-produced flick.

Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin Join the Tour De Francis

The Pope's visit to include concerts with some of music's brightest.

Jennifer Hudson Gears Up for Broadway

Watch the Oscar winner belt out the Color Purple theme song with Cynthia Erivo.
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