Jennifer Hudson Stuns In ‘Angeleno’ / Dishes On New Album

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Cop a gander of Jennifer Hudson!

The vocal powerhouse oozes silent confidence on the cover of the September issue of Angeleno – a modern luxury magazine.

Lensed by noted photographers Gomillion and Leupold, the stunning shoot sees the American Idol graduate ad Dreamgirls star strike many a diva pose.

Equally as engaging is the 31-year-old’s revelation surrounding her third studio album – details of which await after the jump…

Speaking in the spread’s accompanying interview, the mother of one revealed that the follow-up to 2011’s ‘I Remember Me’ is on course for an Early 2014 release.

Interestingly, the meat of the project has been cooked up in Manhattan with hitmakers Pharrell Williams and Timbaland, while Hudson describes its overall sound as “upbeat”. Of the action-packed studio sessions, the singer said:

“What we’re doing feels so right that I never want to go home (from the studio). My sister and my manager will be sleeping on the coach while we work until 4 or 5am.

This record is not about me playing a part or me as spokesperson. Should I give away the title? Let’s just say you’re gonna get Jennifer-ized.”

For those more moved by the songbird’s ballad efforts, she promises the record will boast heartfelt moments too. Of one deeply personal track ‘Moan’, she says of its inspiration “my mom always used to say that if you moan, it’ll make you feel better”.


 As keen appreciators of J.Hud’s talent, we’re waiting on that body of work that’ll really make a statement. Here’s hoping it’s this project.

Tidbit: If the LP is due at the top of next year, we should be hearing new material before the year’s end. Exciting times.

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  1. August 28, 2013 at 7:25 pm
    ATM JAM says:

    ATM JAM on iTunes September 1st.

    • August 28, 2013 at 7:35 pm
      Lana the legend says:


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    • August 28, 2013 at 8:07 pm
      Rosie says:

      Where’s the album sis?

  2. August 28, 2013 at 7:36 pm
    Lana the legend says:

    She looks great

  3. August 28, 2013 at 7:45 pm
    Ms. Campbell says:

    Slay Jennifa

  4. August 28, 2013 at 7:47 pm
    Iconic cici says:

    Get it b****!!!

  5. August 28, 2013 at 7:51 pm
    jo says:

    you can tell JHUD slays in her own right….
    for someone who doesnt have any current music
    but still able to out perform those who do
    by booking performances at Grammys; superbowl
    oscars; VMA’s etc…

    five stars

  6. August 28, 2013 at 7:57 pm
    FAF says:

    Its crazy how she just swept in and already has an Oscar & a grammy she’s what you call #Legendary!

  7. August 28, 2013 at 8:06 pm
    Rosie says:

    I think she looks really good here. That look works on her.

  8. August 28, 2013 at 8:31 pm
    opd2 says:

    she looks good.

  9. August 28, 2013 at 8:41 pm
    SLAY_HIVE says:

    Love her voice and cant wait for nee music BUT is EVERYBODY workimg with the same two producers?? Tired!

    • August 28, 2013 at 8:42 pm
      Iconic cici says:

      Tired like beyonces whole career.

      • August 28, 2013 at 9:11 pm
        SLAY_HIVE says:

        If Beyonce’s “iconic” career is tired….what is Cerror’s…… Extinct?? Kiiiii

  10. August 28, 2013 at 8:42 pm
    channel_ROMAN says:

    YASS Jennifer. It seems she really likes dark and eggplant colors. Her last album was a great can’t wait for the next.

  11. August 28, 2013 at 9:55 pm
    Bow Down. B da queen says:

    wait, so you all ike getting yelled at…tired, I have no money to b getting my ears fixed after listening to her sing. bye

    • August 29, 2013 at 1:29 am
      ADC143 says:

      Don’t get mad at Jennifer because she has the talent to measure up to the title ‘singer.’ She can “yell” at me all day, because I know it’ll be melodic and in tune.

      • August 29, 2013 at 5:08 am
        FAF says:

        You really can’t talk because when beyonce sings a lot of people talk about her intense vocal strain.. go listen to “I care” and how much she’s growling… One of the names ppl who dislike her give her is ScreamOnce

      • August 29, 2013 at 7:24 am


  12. August 29, 2013 at 3:18 am
    QueenCeline says:

    Jennifer does need to tone it down a notches. Sometimes her belts turn into yells and it takes away from the song’s melody and emotion.

  13. August 29, 2013 at 7:23 am

    Her voice isn’t appealing…that’s why no one buys her albums.

    • September 28, 2013 at 8:39 pm
      Ebb says:

      Actually people do buy her albums! Be gone

  14. August 29, 2013 at 8:32 am
    Bow Down. B da queen says:

    love how she has one eye covered, hense satanic illuminati. there is no denyig what she did for this fame. Kanye already admitted his mom was sacrificed for his fame, it’s time JHud did the same thing.

    • August 30, 2013 at 6:35 am
      GoldenBoy J says:

      you’re disgusting

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