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  1. Organizers May Revive - Black Oscars' to Fight #OscarsSoWhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Breitbart.com

    With controversy raging over the lack of diversity among this year's Academy Award acting nominees, organizers of the Tree of Life Awards, informally known as the "Black Oscars," are reportedly considering reviving the defunct awards ceremony as way of honoring the industry's top black talent. The Tree of Life Awards were begun in 1981 by Washington, D.C. attorney Albert Nellum and retired in 2007, the same year that Forrest Whitaker, Jennifer Hudson and Dreamgirls sound mixer Wille D. Burton took home top awards at the Oscars, according to the Los Angeles Times .

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  2. Tyrese and Monica to Celebrate Easter at the Fox Theatre This SpringRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Jr. with WhaWha Watson on guitar, and featuring vocals from the Academy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated Jennifer Hudson . Monica is a multi-platinum Grammy Award-winning artist whose most recently released her eighth studio album Code Red. The ...

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  3. Amber Riley for DreamgirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... ry Gordy. It was first run on New York's Broadway in 1981 and a movie was made in 2006, starring Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson.

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  4. Amazon debuts Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' to mixed user ratingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... by Lee. The movie stars Nick Cannon , Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Bassett, Wesley Snipes, Teyonah Parris, Jennifer Hudson, John Cusack, Steve Harris, D.B. Sweeney and Harry Lennix . "Chi-Raq" is available to members of Amazon's $99-per-year Prime ...

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  5. Amber Riley to Play Effie in West End 'Dreamgirls'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    Glee star Amber Riley has landed the iconic role of Effie White - the showstopping part that earned a Tony Award for Jennifer Holliday and an Academy Award for Jennifer Hudson - in an upcoming production of Dreamgirls headed to London's West End this fall. The revival, directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw , will play the Savoy Theatre in November 2016.

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  6. Do The Black Oscars Really Need To Be Brought Back?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    ... Black Oscars were rendered redundant. The short run of the Tree of Life Awards had ended, and that year saw Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker and a sound mixer for 'Dreamgirls' named Willie D. Burton all land accolades at the 79th Academy Awards. ...

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  7. Glee's Amber Riley set for West End debut in Dreamgirls The actress...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Evening Times

    The American actress will play soul singer Effie White, the character played by Jennifer Hudson in the film of the same name. Riley, who is best known for her role as Mercedes Jones in television musical comedy Glee, said working in the West End is a dream come true.

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  8. Amber Riley To Lead Dreamgirls In West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    The former Glee star will take on the role of Effie White, the character who sings the show's iconic number, And I Am Telling You. Riley, who previously sang the anthem on her hit TV series, follows in the footsteps of actresses Jennifer Hudson, who won an Oscar for the role in the 2007 film, and Jennifer Holliday, who won a Tony Award for originating the part on Broadway in 1981.

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  9. Baz Bamigboye: Glee powerhouse Amber Riley makes her stage debut as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... the success of The Supremes, and Diana Ross's affair with Motown chieftain Berry Gordy. Oscar-winning: Jennifer Hudson, pictured left with co-stars Beyonce and Anika Noni Rose, took home an Academy Award when she played Effie in the 2006 movie based ...

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  10. Gleea s Amber Riley to lead West End production of DreamgirlsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Gay Times

    As just announced by the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye, former Glee star Amber Riley is to lead the upcoming West End production of Dreamgirls. Beginning previews at London's Savoy Theatre this November, the singing star will lead the show as Effie - the same role originated in the hit movie by Jennifer Hudson.

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  11. Video: Harry Connick Jr. & Keith Urban Reflect on Final Season of American IdolRead the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery Phillip Phillips, and Candice Glover, as well as fan-favorites Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry, and Katharine McPhee, have all become household names and made their marks on the recording ...

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  12. Scoop: American Idol on Fox - Tonight, February 4, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery Phillip Phillips, and Candice Glover, as well as fan-favorites Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry, and Katharine McPhee, have all become household names and made their marks on the recording ...

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  13. Lea Salonga Gushes Over 'Church-Like' Experience at Broadway's THE...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... -- and be moved by the spirit dwelling within it!" Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner Jennifer Hudson makes her Broadway debut opposite Cynthia Erivo, the breakout star of John Doyle 's acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory ...

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  14. Cast Album Alert! The Color Purple Revival Reschedules CD ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Playbill

    The Broadway revival of The Color Purple , featuring the Broadway debuts of Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Erivo , announced that it has pushed back release of its cast album for a second time, this time to Feb. 19. The production opened to rave reviews Dec. 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. The album was recorded Dec. 14 and was scheduled for release Jan. 29 on the Broadway Records label.

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  15. Lady Gaga to sing national anthem at Super BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    ... Other entertainers who have kicked off previous Super Bowl games include Carrie Underwood, Billy Joel and Jennifer Hudson. This announcement comes on the heels of another big performance for the Grammy-winning star. It was also revealed Tuesday that ...

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  16. Lady Gaga will be all over your TV - the buzz 7:50Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | B104

    ... Banner" before the big game, the most memorable being Whitney Houston . Others who've tackled it include Jennifer Hudson, Beyonc, Faith Hill, Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson. The GRAMMY Awards will pay tribute to the late David Bowie , with Lady ...

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  17. Press / The British Fashion CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Gay Times

    Lady Gaga is set to perform The Star-Spangled Banner at one of the biggest US events of the year, Super Bowl 50. The pop superstar will take on the challenge before the kickoff of the game, following in the footsteps of the likes of Jennifer Hudson, BeyoncA , Mariah Carey, and Whitney Houston. She'll be joined by Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin, who will perform the anthem in sign language at the event this weekend.

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  18. Scoop: American Idol on Fox - Tonight, February 3, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Cook, Kris Allen, Lee DeWyze, Scotty McCreery Phillip Phillips, and Candice Glover, as well as fan-favorites Jennifer Hudson, Adam Lambert, Chris Daughtry, and Katharine McPhee, have all become household names and made their marks on the recording ...

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  19. Lady Gaga to Sing National Anthem Before Super Bowl 50Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... past stars who have belted out the track at the Super Bowl have included Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson and Carrie Underwood. Instead, viewers and attendees will be subjected to Coldplay, although the band is at least expected ...

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  20. Lady GagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Washington Post

    ... of "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the Super Bowl kicks off, following, in recent years, names like Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood, Christina Aguilera, Kelly Clarkson and Alicia Keys. Last year the anthem was sung by Tony-winning actress and ...

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