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Jennifer Hudson Touches Down in Chicago for Second 'Turn It Up For Change' Event!

Jennifer Hudson strikes a fierce pose as she attends her Turn It Up For Change event held at W Chicago – Lakeshore on Wednesday (January 14) in Chicago, Ill.

The 33-year-old entertainer served as musical guest and host at the special event, which featured performances by fabulous trans and drag JHUD impersonators.

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Turn It Up For Change is a fundraising and awareness initiative founded by W Hotels Worldwide, the Human Rights Campaign, and Jennifer for the fight for nationwide LGBT and marriage equality.

FYI: Jennifer is wearing a body-con black dress by Cushnie et Ochs and shoes by Gianvito Rossi.

15+ pictures inside of Jennifer Hudson at her Turn It Up For Change event… More Here! »

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Jennifer Hudson to Debut on Broadway in 'Color Purple' Revival!

Jennifer Hudson is reportedly set to make her Broadway debut in a revival of the musical The Color Purple.

The production will be a stripped down one that originated at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, according to Page Six.

Jennifer got her start on American Idol in the season won by Fantasia Barrino, who starred in the musical in its previous run on Broadway and received rave reviews for her work.

While she has starred in the movie version of Dreamgirls and also performed at the Tony Awards, Jennifer has yet to star in a Broadway musical!

Watch Jennifer perform the show’s anthem “I’m Here” in a tribute for producer Oprah Winfrey in the video below.

UPDATE: While it was originally believed Jennifer would play the lead role of Celie, she will actually play the supporting role Shug Avery.


Jennifer Hudson – “I’m Here”

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American Idol's Top 10 Best Selling Contestants of All Time

The premiere of American Idol season 14 is happening TONIGHT (January 7) at 8/7c on Fox and in celebration, we are taking a look back at the top ten best selling contestants of all time.

As you may have predicted, Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood rank above everyone else, but you may be surprised at how many albums some of the non-winners have sold!

This year, returning judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban, and Harry Connick Jr. are hoping to find an artist that will take a place among the ranks of this list. We’ll have to follow along closely over the next five months to see who comes out victorious.

Last month, the show released a mysterious video with the voices of this year’s top 24 contestants, though we aren’t able to see any of their faces.

Click through the slideshow below to see the best selling contestants…

Jennifer Hudson Covers Beyonce's 'Dreamgirls' Song 'Listen' & Kills It - Listen Now!

Jennifer Hudson recently made an appearance on Capital FM to do some promo work on the radio, and while there, she took part in a karaoke game where she covered Beyonce, Iggy Azalea, and Jessie J!

The 33-year-old entertainer first belted out Jessie J‘s “Do It Like A Dude” and then was given the challenge of covering Iggy‘s “Fancy” and puts her own spin on it!

Finishing up the game, JHud belts out her own version of Bey‘s “Listen” and totally brings the house down! “Listen” comes straight from Jennifer and Beyonce‘s 2007 movie Dreamgirls. Watch the video below!

Jennifer Hudson & Jessie J Bring the Sexy to 'The Voice' Season Finale - Watch Now!

Jennifer Hudson looks super sexy in her skin tight leather dress while performing on the season finale of The Voice on Tuesday (December 16) in Los Angeles.

The 33-year-old singer performed her song “It’s Your World” alongside finalist Damien.

Other special guests on the show were Jessie J, Fall Out Boy, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Jessie performed her song “Masterpiece” alongside Chris Jamison, Fall Out Boy rocked out to “Centuries” with Matt McAndrew, and Lynyrd Snynyrd brought down the house alongside Craig Wayne Boyd with “Sweet Home Alabama.”


Jennifer Hudson and Damien: “It’s Your World”

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Jennifer Hudson Wants a Daughter, But She's in No Hurry

Jennifer Hudson strikes a pose while arriving outside of BBC Radio 1 studios on Wednesday (December 10) in London, England.

The 33-year-old singer/actress recently opened up about wanting more children.

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“I’m in no hurry, that’s for sure, but I still want a little girl. I really do,” Jennifer told BabyCenter.com. “[Her son David] asks, ‘Mommy, can I have a baby sister?’ And I’m like, ‘Oh, OK. We’ll just go to the store and get her. You make it sound so simple!’ I try and explain it takes time for them to get here, but until then he has plenty of cousins and close friends to play with.”

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Jennifer Hudson Gives Back in a Big Way at Johnson's Giving Tuesday Event

Jennifer Hudson flashes a smile while hitting the Johnson’s #GivingTuesday event to held Save the Children families in need on Tuesday (December 2) in Los Angeles.

“Giving back and making a difference in the lives of families in need is something that I’m very passionate about. As a mom, I feel inspired by Johnson’s More Hands, More Hearts™ campaign and I’m happy to lend my support in helping assemble much needed goods and materials that parents everywhere can use to care for their children,” the 33-year-old entertainer shared at the event.

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Later in the day, Jennifer changed into a more casual outfit while jetting out of LAX Airport.

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