Jennifer Hudson
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1981-09-12
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Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson Biography (Wikipedia)

Jennifer Kate Hudson (born September 12, 1981) is an American singer, actress and spokesperson. She rose to fame in 2004 as a finalist on the third season of American Idol, coming in seventh place.

As an actress, she made her film debut portraying Effie White in Dreamgirls (2006), for which she gained worldwide acclaim and won the Academy Award, the Golden Globe Award, the BAFTA Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress. She has also appeared in such films as Sex and the City (2008), The Secret Life of Bees (2008) and Black Nativity (2013). She has made numerous television appearances, including guest roles on the NBC musical drama Smash, the Fox musical drama Empire and the Comedy Central sketch series Inside Amy Schumer. In 2015 she made her Broadway debut in the role of Shug Avery in the 2015 revival of The Color Purple.

As a singer, Hudson has released three studio albums. Her debut album Jennifer Hudson, released in 2008, debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA, with sales exceeding a million copies worldwide. The record was nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning the 2009 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album. Her second album I Remember Me, released in 2011, also debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 and was certified gold by the RIAA. Her third and most recent album JHUD peaked in the top ten and featured the Grammy-nominated track "It's Your World".

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Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
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Trouble (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
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You Pulled Me Through
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You Pulled Me Through
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Pocketbook
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Pocketbook
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I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel) (feat. T.I.)
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I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel) (feat. T.I.)
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If This isn't Love
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If This isn't Love
Gorgon City
Go All Night (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
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Go All Night (feat. Jennifer Hudson)
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I cant Describe
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I cant Describe
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