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Jennifer Hudson Signs With Epic Records

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L.A Reid is slowly but surely building quite the roster over at Epic Records.

For, it’s being announced that the mogul’s latest roster acquisition is Grammy and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson.

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BET Awards 2016: Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Remy Ma & More Join Line-Up

Legend To Honor Friend Prince

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The 2016 BET Awards are but a few days away, yet that’s still time enough to add to its already stacked line-up of performers.

Organizers for the extravaganza have announced a slew of new names, who’ll join previously revealed stage blazers Usher, Desiigner, Future, Janelle Monae, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, Sheila E. and The Roots. 

Find out who’ll also be rocking the June 26th spectacle below…

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Met Gala 2016: Beyonce, Ciara, Lady Gaga, & More Light Up Red Carpet [Photos]

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It’s that time of year again!

Indeed, with May comes the highly anticipated Met Gala and its resplendent red carpet.  Boasting foot traffic from stars like Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Ciara, and so many more, the jaw-dropping annual event boasts a high-tech theme this year.

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Jennifer Hudson To Headline NBC’s Next ‘Live’ Project: ‘Hairspray’

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As her time thrilling fans as Shug Avery on Broadway’s ‘The Color Purple’ comes to close, it appears Jennifer Hudson‘s love of musical theater will continue as reports indicate her next big project will come in the form of headlining the legendary ‘Hairspray.’

Tackling the role of “Motormouth Maybelle,” the production is next in line of NBC’s hit-making remakes of Broadway’s biggest numbers (‘Sound of Music,’ ‘The Wiz,’ etc.).  Get the details below:

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Emotional: Jennifer Hudson & ‘The Color Purple’ Cast Soar With Prince ‘Purple Rain’ Tribute

Broadway Show Salute The Late Legend Who Died Aged 57

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With the world still processing the passing of music icon Prince, the musical tributes have begun to rain down for the Purple One.

One of the first came courtesy of Jennifer Hudson, and the cast of Broadway’s The Color Purple.

At the end of last night’s performance, J.Hud along with lead Cynthia Erivo and the show’s ensemble actors joined together for a spirited performance of ‘Purple Rain.’

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Jennifer Hudson to Play Aretha Franklin in Biopic?

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Jennifer Hudson is a talent. There’s no denying it.

The Academy Award-winning powerhouse singer is set to take on yet another iconic role in the portrayal of Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin.

The currently-untitled film, which could potentially be Hudson’s biggest role since 2006’s “Dreamgirls”, will chronicle the early stages of the “Say a Little Prayer” legend’s career.

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Watch: Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia, & LaToya London Perform Together At ‘American Idol’ Finale

Idol Graduates Raise The Roof At Series Finale

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American Idol has introduced the world to a long list of talent during its 14 year run. Yet, season 3 undoubtedly launched the careers of two of R&B’s biggest names simultaneously.

Indeed, said instalment of Idol birthed the career of Jennifer Hudson and, of course, was one by Fantasia.

To celebrate the platform it all started on for them, the ladies united to perform ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ and ‘Remember The Music.’ They were joined by fellow season 3 contestant LaToya London (whose debut album ‘Love & Life’ remains so underrated a decade after its release).

Watch below as the ladies soar to higher heights…

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