Jennifer Hudson and Cynthia Enrivo Record Title Track to The Color Purple Broadway Production

the color purpleWhen The Color Purple makes its return to Broadway this fall, it will be doing so with an amazing array of talent.

Along with Jennifer Hudson, who will play the role of Shug Avery, we have Cynthia Enrivo, who wowed fans in the London production as Celie, and Danielle Brooks (Orange is the New Black) who will be taking on the role of Sofia.

Jennifer and Cynthia recently recorded a duet together of the play’s title track, which will be featured in the show when it begins previews on November 10, and then opens live at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre on December 10.
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Jennifer Hudson is the New Face of Soho Jeans

Jennifer Hudson Endorses New Line of Jeans by New York & Company

SOHO JEANS JENNIFER HUDSONJennifer Hudson is the new face of New York & Company’s expanded line of Soho jeans.

The Oscar winning singer and actress announced her collaboration with the brand earlier today, telling WWD “What I love most about New York is the diversity. It’s a haven for individuality and I have always found that to be inspiring. That sort of energy affects me in all ways but especially when it comes to my style. New York & Company’s Soho Jeans Collection helps women the same way with a line that’s fashion forward, great fitting and comfortable for whatever their day may bring.”
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Jenner Hudson Heads to Broadway


Singer Jennifer Hudson is heading to Broadway, taking on the role of Shug Avery in the Oprah Winfrey produced revival of The Color Purple.

The John Doyle-helmed production will head to the Great White Way later this fall after having debuted at London’s Chocolate Factor back in 2013.

The original Broadway production starred Brandon Victor Dixon, Renee Elise and LaChanz, who won a Tony for her portrayal of Celie. Oprah Winfrey was also a part of that production team.
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Jennifer Hudson Rocks the Today Show


Singer Jennifer Hudson took to the Today Show earlier today to perform a medley of songs off of her upcoming third solo album.

The 32-year old Academy Award winner is hot on the promo trail, gearing up for the release of “JHUD,” the follow-up to 2011’s Gold-certified “I Remember Me.”

In a recent interview Jennifer called “JHUD,” a departure from her previous albums, noting its more urban sound and lack of traditional ballads she has become known for.
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Jennifer Hudson Releases Album Title


Shortly after unveiling her new R. Kelly assisted single “It’s Your World,” at the BET Awards, singer Jennifer Hudson, in an interview with D.C.’s WPGC, also revealed the title of her upcoming third solo CD.

“JHUD,” the singer’s longtime online moniker given to her by fans, will serve as the project’s title; and according to Jen, lots of thought actually went into the process of naming the album.
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Preview Jennifer Hudson’s New Album


Along with a performance of her present single “Walk it Out,” singer Jennifer Hudson also gave a preview of her next single, “It’s Your World,” at Sunday night’s BET Awards.

Jennifer went a step further earlier today, releasing a four song sampler of what fans can expect from her upcoming third solo album, due out later this year.
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Video: Jennifer Hudson Walks it Out


Singer Jennifer Hudson is back with the visual for her new Timbaland assisted single “Walk it Out.”

The track is the second to be released from Jen’s upcoming third solo album, due out later this year.

In the almost four-and-a-half minute clip you can see peep Jennifer walking it out via her neighborhood and turnin’ heads, including that of longtime beau David Otunga.
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Jennifer Hudson Debuts New Music


Singer Jennifer Hudson has decided to take a walk on the wild side with her new Timbaland assisted single “Walk it Out.”

The track is the second to be released from Jen’s upcoming third solo CD, due out later this year.

Jennifer calls the single her “most personal to date,” and with lyrics like “I got you hypnotized – I got you staring from the look in your eyes – you wanna walk it out with me,” I’m sure many of you can understand why.
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Jennifer Hudson’s Soul Train Performance


Singer Jennifer Hudson gave her first live performance of her new single “I Can’t Describe” earlier tonight on the “Soul Train Awards.”

Jennifer opened the show and was eventually joined by fellow R&B divas Evelyn Champagne and Chaka Khan to perform a spirited version of their classics “I’m In Love,” and “Do What You Feel.”

Because the show was taped last month, Jennifer was home watching the telecast with the rest of us. On her performance she said: “I am honored to have shared the stage with two of my idols. Let’s do it again real soon.”
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Jennifer Hudson Debuts Lyrics Video


Singer Jennifer Hudson has released a lyrics video for her new single ‘I Just Can’t Describe,’ which features ‘King of the South’ rapper T.I. and production by Pharrell.

Jennifer, who is slated to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today, is set to release her third solo CD in early 2014. Jennifer recently spoke about her new music with Billboard, saying: “This record is not about me playing a part or me as a spokesperson… Let’s just say you’re gonna get Jennifer-ized.”
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Jennifer Hudson Slays the Pink Carpet

How amazing does singer Jennifer Hudson look?

The 32-year old Oscar winner slayed the pink carpet at the taping of this year’s Black Girls Rock Awards Ceremony.

Jennifer left the lace front at home and accentuated her short new do with fuchsia lips, a black mini, fishnets and thigh high boots.

Jennifer, who performed at this year’s show, called her look “Biker Chic” on Instagram and said fans should expect to see a similar look when she hits the promo trail for her upcoming film Black Nativity
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Jennifer Hudson Spoofs Scandal


Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson does her best Olivia Pope impersonation for a just released Funny or Die clip that touts the benefits of President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care Act.

The parody shows Hudson looking to fix a number of scandals, only to realize they are simple matters that can easily be fixed via the ACA, which officially becomes available to all Americans today.

The clip was paid for and produced by a small group of Hollywood entertainers who support the President and his healthcare initiative. Hudson, along with Alicia Keys, Amy Poehler and Oprah Winfrey, have all thrown their support behind ACA and plan to launch future celebrity PSAs to attract the nation’s growing segment of young people who have no healthcare.

Jennifer Hudson Debuts New Music


Singer Jennifer Hudson is back with new music.

Earlier this week J-Hud unveiled her Pharrell written and produced new single I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel), which features King of the South rapper T.I.

The track is decidedly very disco-ish and reminds me a bit of of what Evelyn Champagne King was doing back in the late 70’s and early 80’s, no surprise given Pharrell’s penchant for heavily borrowing from other artists.

Give the track a listen below. It officially became available for download on Itunes just a few moments ago.