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WATCH: 'The Color Purple' Cast Honors Prince, Jennifer Hudson Sings
01:19 — The cast sang in Prince's honor, and Jennifer Hudson was particularly emotional.
'The Color Purple' Cast Honors Prince, Jennifer Hudson Sings
01:19 — The cast sang in Prince's honor, and Jennifer Hudson was particularly emotional.
Jennifer Hudson's Epic Prince Tribute
01:23 — The "American Idol" alum and the cast of Broadway's "The Color Purple" perform an emotional rendition of "Purple Rain" that must be seen!
Jennifer Hudson Sings 'Purple Rain' On Broadway
00:49 — Singer Jennifer Hudson and the cast of the Broadway show 'The Color Purple' paid tribute to Prince Thursday evening with a special version of 'Purple (more…)
'They Fought For Our Freedoms And Our Way Of Life'
00:34 — Jennifer Hudson wants you to tell Washington that our troops need the disability benefits they deserve.
NFL player's wife, suspected shooter tell different stories
02:09 — Racquel Smith is opening up about the deadly shooting that killed her husband, former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith. An attorney Wednesday shar (more…)
Sanders targets Wall St. before key NY debate
02:43 — The Democratic presidential candidates will debate Thursday in New York after one of the biggest rallies of the campaign. Bernie Sanders spoke to abou (more…)
Suspended WV doctor on painkiller prescription practice
04:46 — More than 14,000 Americans died in 2014 from misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. Jim Axelrod began reporting last year on Dr. Michael Kostenko i (more…)
Will Facebook chatbots launch a new Internet era?
03:24 — Facebook is getting into the business of chat bots, computer programs designed to simulate a conversation. The idea is to let users feel like they're (more…)
Russia defends warplanes flying "dangerously close" to U.S. ship
02:37 — Russia says the country respected all safety rules when its warplanes flew extremely close to a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea. The Pentagon re (more…)
Teen entrepreneur Maya Penn stands out as author, activist
04:39 — Sixteen-year-old Maya Penn started her own clothing company when she was eight, and she’s since moved on to environmental activism, computer programmi (more…)
Jennifer Hudson on "Confirmation," family and "American Idol" finale
06:49 — While Jennifer Hudson finished seventh in American Idol in 2004, she went on to become an actress and release a Grammy-winning debut album. Hudson joi (more…)
Breakthrough allows paralyzed man to move hands again
03:36 — A quadriplegic man is able to move his hands again, thanks to groundbreaking technology. The first-of-its-kind system uses the paralyzed patient’s bra (more…)
4/11/16 in :60 Seconds
01:00 — Bernie Sanders sees "Hamilton" while campaigning in New York City, Japanese scientists develop a virtual reality sex suit, and Jennifer Hudson talks a (more…)
Jennifer Hudson: Giving a Victim a Voice in "Confirmation"
05:39 — Jennifer Hudson talks about taking on powerful female roles in the Broadway musical "The Color Purple" and in the Clarence Thomas biopic "Confirmation (more…)
Season 2: Smash: I Never Met A Wolf Who Didn't Love To Howl Trailer
02:55 — "Smash" is a musical drama that celebrates the beauty and heartbreak of the Broadway theater as it follows a cross section of dreamers and schemers wh (more…)
10 Must-See Moments from The Final Show of 'American Idol'
02:53 — It was a star-studded super-sized American Idol series finale as a new winner was named. Trent Harmon beat La'Porsha Renae, however that seemed to onl (more…)
The Three Divas' Idol Finale Performance
02:38 — Singing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "Remember The Music", it's hard to forget the Three Divas: Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia Barrino, and LaToya Lond (more…)
Which of 'American Idol's' Biggest Stars Will Perform During Last Ever Episode
01:33 — Thursday will be a big night on television as "American Idol" signs off after 15 seasons. Either, La'Porsha Renae or soulful crooner Trent Harmon, bot (more…)
The Three Divas' Idol Finale Performance
02:38 — Singing "Bridge Over Troubled Water" and "Remember The Music", it's hard to forget the Three Divas: Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia Barrino, and LaToya Lond (more…)
Lightning Round: Did Jennifer Hudson Peak Too Soon?
Billy quizzes New Yorkers on Shia LaBeouf, Salma Hayek, Kathy Bates, Jennifer Hudson, and more!
Don't Steal Candy in Louisiana
04:21 — James Corden looks at the story of a man in Louisiana facing a serious prison sentence for allegedly stealing $31 of candy.
Before 'American Idol' Ends See Where Your Favorite Contestants Are Now
02:49 — In the 15 seasons of "American Idol" everyone has their favorite moments. Justin Guarini lost to Kelly Clarkson back in 2002. Now, he is a married, th (more…)
Public Domain Songs w/ Jennifer Hudson
07:57 — Lacking a budget for licensed music, James and Jennifer Hudson duet on some popular tunes that don't carry a price tag, like 'London Bridges.'
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  • Birth Name: Jennifer Kate Hudson
  • Birth Place: Chicago, IL
  • Birthday: September 12, 1981, Virgo
  • Profession: Singer, Actor

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