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Jennifer Hudson Provides School Supplies for Thousands of Families at Hatch Day 2018!

Jennifer Hudson happily poses alongside her sister Julia while attending 2018 Hatch Day held at Saint Sabina Academy on Tuesday (August 14) in the southside of Chicago.

The 36-year-old entertainer and Julia hosted thousands of students at their annual celebration on behalf of their Julian D. King Gift Foundation, which acts as a catalyst for change in children’s health, education and welfare and exists to provide stability, support and positive experiences for children of all backgrounds so that they will become productive, confident and happy adults.

The annual celebration was held in honor of Julia‘s son and Jennifer‘s nephew, Julian King, on what would have been his 17th birthday.

“Thank u #teamjuju and to all the beautiful hearts out there who helped out at #hatchday!,” Jennifer captioned with her Instagram post. “Have a good school year kids and see u at our annual Christmas toy drive ! Be blessed chicago! @juleyah”

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Taylor Swift to Star in 'Cats' Movie with Jennifer Hudson, James Corden, & More!

Taylor Swift has joined the cast of the film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s smash musical Cats!

It’s unclear what part she will play in the movie, which will begin filming later this year in the UK.

Jennifer Hudson, James Corden and Ian McKellen have all been announced to join the cast as well.

It’s been revealed that Jennifer will be playing the role of Grizabella, Variety reports. You may recognize Grizabella’s famous song from the musical, “Memory.”

We do not yet know what roles Taylor, James, or Ian will take on at this time.

The last movie Taylor was featured in as an actress was 2014′s The Giver. She was also featured in 2010′s Valentine’s Day.

WHAT DO YOU THINK of this casting news!?

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Jennifer Hudson Makes Her Hollywood Bowl Debut!

Jennifer Hudson‘s cape blows in the wind in this photo from her debut concert at the iconic Hollywood Bowl this past weekend.

The Oscar and Grammy-winning entertainer performed two shows at the bowl and braved the weather on the two hottest days of the year so far!

Jennifer opened the show with her Dreamgirls song “Love You I Do” and ended with “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.” Throughout the evening she performed her hit songs like “Spotlight” and “Burden Down” and even paid tribute to her idol Whitney Houston.

JHud returned to the stage for an encore performance of The Greatest Showman‘s “Never Enough,” a song she said she had wanted to sing since hearing it.

Some of the celebs who checked out the show included Kelly Rowland and Tamar Braxton.

“When u get to see your dreams come to life! Your visions manifest it’s a beautiful thing! My mama was right, she said whatever u out your mind to u can do It! @hollywoodbowl,” Jennifer captioned the below video on Instagram.

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FYI: Jennifer is wearing a Jovani dress.

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Jennifer Hudson Brings Back 'Hairspray' Song for 'The Voice' Finale Performance with Kyla Jade (Video)

Jennifer Hudson belts out a song with The Voice finalist Kyla Jade during the season finale on Tuesday (May 22) in Los Angeles.

The former and future The Voice coach performed the song “I Know Where I’ve Been” with Kyla. She famously sang the tune in NBC’s Hairspray Live.

Kyla came in third place this season on the NBC singing competition series.

Jennifer is set to return to The Voice next season as a judge alongside Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, and fellow American Idol alum Kelly Clarkson.


The Voice 2018 Kyla Jade and Jennifer Hudson – Finale: “I Know Where I’ve Been”
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Jennifer Hudson Performs a Concert to Honor 'A Mother's Gift'

Jennifer Hudson poses backstage at the A Mother’s Gift concert held on Thursday (May 10) at Mayne Stage in Chicago, Ill.

The 36-year-old Oscar and Grammy-winning entertainer performed the concert to benefit the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, the charitable organization she created in honor of her nephew.

The foundation was created as a catalyst for change in children’s health, education and welfare.

Want to see Jennifer perform live? She has two shows coming up at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles this July. She is also returning to The Voice as a coach next season!

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