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Hudson made her singing debut in church at the age of seven, and continued singing in local Chicago talent shows throughout her teens. By age 19, she landed her first professional job in the musical Big River and went on to work for Disney Cruise Lines. Al… (more)

Birth Name: Jennifer Kate Hudson

Birth Place: Chicago, IL

Profession: Singer, Actor

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Hairspray Live!: Everything You Need to Know About NBC's Musical

NBC's Hairspray Live! is an adaptation of the 2002 Broadway musical, which prompted the 2007 movie -- all of which is based on the 1988 John Waters film. Got all that? It's a lot of Hairspray, sure, but don't let it make your brain foggy. Hairspray… Read more

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Maddie Baillio Is Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray Live!
00:30 — Maddie Baillio plays Tracy Turnblad, a Baltimore teenager in the 1960s whose dream is to make it big - and dance on TV. Watch Hairspray Live! on Wedne (more…)
Get a Look at Hairspray Live!
00:30 — Hairspray Live! stars Harvey Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, Martin Short, Derek Hough, Kristin Chenoweth, Dove Cameron, Garrett Clayton, S (more…)
Tracy, Tracy and Tracy
00:55 — Marissa Winokur and Ricki Lake, who've both played Tracy Turnblad in past versions of Hairspray, offer newcomer Maddie Baillio their best advice. Watc (more…)
Hairspray Live! Mannequin Challenge
01:44 — The cast and crew of Hairspray Live! learn that "You Can't Stop the Beat" - no matter how hard you try. Watch Hairspray Live! on Wednesday, December 7 (more…)

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Hairspray Live!Live NBC

A musical rendering of a story about a teen girl who shakes up a TV dance show in 1962 Baltimore and meets an array of lively characters. The cast includes Maddie Baillio; Kristin Chenoweth; Ariana Grande; Harvey Fierstein; Jennifer Hudson; Martin Short; D (more…)

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Black Nativity BET

A Baltimore teen rebels against his religious New York relatives during Christmas, and returns home to his friends and single mother to learn an important lesson about faith.

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Sun Dec 18 7:00pm
Black Nativity BET

A Baltimore teen rebels against his religious New York relatives during Christmas, and returns home to his friends and single mother to learn an important lesson about faith.

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Hairspray Live: Kristin Chenoweth and Derek Hough Recall Their Worst Hair Ever

Cast members of Hairspray Live! reveal their worst hairdos

Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad, Hairspray Live!
Hairspray Live! Adds Two TV Superstars

Two very familiar faces are playing Mr. Pinky and the gym teacher

Jennifer Hudson
Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein Join NBC's Hairspray Live!

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Watch Jennifer Hudson and the Cast of The Color Purple Pay an Emotional Tribute to Prince

Everyone from the Broadway show sang a rendition of Prince's "Purple Rain"and now we're crying

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Empire Adds Jennifer Hudson and Rita Ora

Will the singers play themselves?

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Who Won Dancing with the Stars?

Well, we've arrived at the end of another long, hard season of┬áDancing with the Stars. I don't know…

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  • Birth Name: Jennifer Kate Hudson
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Profession: Singer, Actor

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