Jennifer Hudson Newswire

Jennifer Hudson Newswire

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  1. A Spotlight EncounterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

    Strange how one of my best experiences as a journalist at the Lifestyle Desk of the Jamaica Observer newspaper involved my nearly being accosted by music impresario Clive Davis' burly bodyguards as NMW and I shared an elevator ride with the legend and his entourage en route to then of-the-moment siren Jennifer Hudson for whom Vogue editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley was throwing a listening party at Morgan's Penthouse on Madison Avenue, Manhattan. In retrospect, I suppose his handlers had to respond to an unsuspecting YBM reaching inside his breast pocket with fierce urgency ... This, after all, was post-9/11 New York.

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  2. "American Idol" casts in Denver for its 15th and final seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Denver Post

    ... good on its promise: "we found superstars." Not everyone's going to be Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood or Jennifer Hudson, but for people who want to be singers, "Idol" has been a means to achieve that dream. Hudson now has a Grammy and an Oscar; ...

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  3. Jennifer Hudson Readies for Her Broadway Debut in 'The Color Purple'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | ETonline

    The 33-year-old entertainer already has two of the four -- a Best Supporting Oscar for Dreamgirls and a GRAMMY for Best R&B Album -- and when she makes her Broadway debut in the musical adaptation of The Color Purple she just may garner recognition at the Tony Awards. Hudson will play Shug Avery in the stage revival, which also stars Orange Is the New Black 's Danielle Brooks as Sofia.

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  4. Marisa Tomei Cast as Lesbian Billionaire on Empire Season 2Read the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | The Hollywood Gossip

    ... social activist and feminist icon. During its breakout first season run, Empire welcomed such big names as Jennifer Hudson, Courtney Love, Naomi Campbell, Gladys Knight and Snoop Dogg. With Empire Season 2 set to premiere on September 23, we already ...

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  5. Grammy Winners Jennifer Hudson & Harvey Mason Jr....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Billboard

    As Jennifer Hudson preps for her theatrical debut as Shug Avery in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple, the singer/actress has reunited with a fellow Dreamgirls alumnus: songwriter/producer Harvey Mason Jr. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the acclaimed musical will return to the Great White Way for previews on Nov. 9 before formally opening on Dec. 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Hudson's co-stars include Cynthia Erivo as Celie and Danielle Brooks as Sofia.

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  6. Stage and Screen Actress Marisa Tomei to Recur on EMPIRE Season 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... . The series included an impressive roster of guest star appearances from the likes of Courtney Love , Jennifer Hudson , Gabourey Sidibe , Gladys Knight , Cuba Gooding Jr., Estelle, Mary J. Blige , Naomi Campbell Snoop Dog, Rita Ora , and Patti ...

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  7. [WATCH] Jennifer Hudson, Danielle Brooks, and Cynthia Erivo to Star in 'The Color Purple'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Black Enterprise

    Once again, The Color Purple , a landmark musical from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Alice Walker, will take over the Broadway stage opening on December 3. Oscar, Grammy, and Golden Globe winner Jennifer Hudson will play the role of Shug Avery, Cynthia Erivo will play the role as Celie, which she played in the London staging of musical . Danielle Brooks , known for her role as Taystee in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, will star as Sofia.

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  8. Marisa Tomei Joins 'Empire' As RecurringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Deadline

    ... ys & Lenny Kravitz. They join the big names who made appearances on the breakout drama last season including Jennifer Hudson, Courtney Love, Naomi Campbell, Gladys Knight and Snoop Dogg.

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  9. Grammy Award-winning recording artist, Academy Award-winning actress...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Patch.com

    Chicago's own Jennifer Hudson to perform live for 1,000 VIP guests at Art Van Furniture's grand opening gala in Downers Grove July 30 "Dreamgirl to dazzle Downers Grove!" Chicago's own Jennifer Hudson, who has earned worldwide acclaim as a Grammy Award-winning recording artist and an Academy Award-winning actress, will perform live for 1,000 VIP guests at Art Van Furniture's grand opening gala in Downers Grove on July 30. The exclusive, invitation-only event will be held at the Midwest's No. 1 furniture and mattress retailer's spectacular, two-story, 112,000 square foot showroom, located at 1021 Butterfield Road.

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  10. Jennifer Holliday on Her 'Third Act' at ProvincetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... 1982 Tony Award performance on YouTube. She also credits the 2006 movie adaptation of Dreamgirls starring Jennifer Hudson for a recent interest in her "third act." Holliday has been performing concert in recent years and this weekend she will be ...

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  11. Hit Series EMPIRE Arrives on Blu-ray and DVD 9/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Gealey. The series included an impressive roster of guest star appearances from the likes of Courtney Love, Jennifer Hudson, Gabourey Sidibe, Gladys Knight, Cuba Gooding Jr., Estelle, Mary J. Blige, Naomi Campbell Snoop Dog, Rita Ora, and Patti ...

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  12. Tyrese, Jennifer Hudson, Paul Hunter & Denzel Washington combine on "Shame"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | PR Log

    ... Tyrese Gibson who's married to his background singer Bobbi Ann Jacobs played by Oscar award winning actress Jennifer Hudson they have a family with 2 kids, they perform every night at a nightclub in Detroit Lionel starts garnishing a lot of local ...

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  13. Jennifer Hudson Will Break Your Heart With This Color Purple Song Listen to It HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Playbill

    Jennifer Hudson , who will play Shug Avery in the upcoming Broadway revival of The Color Purple , has released a video of her performance of the song "Too Beautiful for Words." The production begins previews Nov. 10 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.

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  14. Download Jennifer Hudson's 'Too Beautiful for Words' from the Color Purple; Tickets Now On SaleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Produced by Scott Sander s, Roy Furman , Oprah Winfrey , David Babani , and Tom Siracusa , The Color Purple will return to Broadway this fall in the acclaimed Menier Chocolate Factory production directed by Two-time Tony Award winner John Doyle . The highly anticipated staging will feature Grammy, Academy Award, and Golden Globe award winner JENNIFER HUDSON; CYNTHIA ERIVO, the breakout star from the London production; and Orange is the New Black's DANIELLE BROOKS.

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  15. Music fans enjoy soul shaking experience at Hampton Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... a little old school with The Whispers, Kem lit up the stage with his amazing vocals and the one and only Jennifer Hudson ended the night with crowd favorites. The party heated up even more on the final day starting with the Unifics who opened up the ...

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  16. Get Tix to The Color Purple, Featuring Jennifer Hudson, Starting TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Playbill

    Tickets go on sale June 30 to members of the general public for the upcoming Broadway revival of The Color Purple , starring Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson , Cynthia Erivo and Danielle Brooks. This pared-down revival was first seen at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, directed and designed by Tony winner John Doyle , who will recreate that production on Broadway.

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  17. Bigger is better for this furniture retailerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Chain Store Age

    ... planning the hottest, most talked about event of the year to celebrate the grand opening." Recording artist Jennifer Hudson will appear at the opening gala, along with Hilary Farr, internationally renowned interior designer and star of HGTV's "Love ...

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  18. Acoustic Nation Hosts Nashville NAMM StageRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Guitar World

    ... she received advice and direction from talented stars such as Jordin Sparks, will.i.am, Colbie Caillat, Jennifer Hudson, Avril Lavigne, and many more. Sabrina was thrilled to recieve a golden ticket on this Season 13 of FOX's infamous American Idol, ...

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  19. Performers old and new kickoff Hampton Jazz FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... which will feature more big names in the musical world of R&B, soul, funk and jazz. Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson will headline Saturday night, which will also feature KEM, The Whispers and The Myra Smith Experience. Frankie Beverly and Maze ...

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  20. Kelly Clarkson Waiting on Call to Return to American IdolRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | WLLR-FM Davenport

    ... elly is, of course, among a slew of success stories on Idol , the show that gave the world Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and so many more. 1 comment