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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Vogue Magazine's Black Cover Models

Jourdan Dunn, Rihanna, Beyoncé, and more grace the top spot.

Jennifer Hudson Named Face of New York & Company’s Soho Jeans

The brand is offering a buy one, get one free deal to celebrate the campaign's launch.

Celebrity Diner's Club: Instagram Edition

Stars share photos of their healthy eats and delicious treats.

Songs That Take a Stand Against Domestic Violence

Click on to see great music that speaks out against abusive relationships.

Jennifer Hudson on The Color Purple 's Shug Avery vs. Dreamgirls ' Effie White

The Color Purple cast on why the story belongs on Broadway.

Celebrities: The Cast of The Color Purple on Broadway

The musical returns in November. (6/21/2015)
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