Jennifer Hudson

Aretha Franklin. Black woman with pixie cut and two-strand pearls.

Aretha Franklin Posthumously Honored With 2019 Pulitzer Prize

Jennifer Hudson surprised the audience with a performance of “Amazing Grace” in tribute to the Queen of Soul.

Sheila E. in white outfit and holding purple guitar, surrounded by background performers

Beyoncé and K-Dot, Sheila E. and More Tear Down the House at BET Awards

From Usher to Future to Janelle Monáe, the top Black artists and performers reigned supreme at the awards ceremony.

Jennifer Hudson to Star in NBC's 'Hairspray Live!'

NBC’s next live musical will air this December. 

'The Color Purple' Cast Salutes Prince With Performance of 'Purple Rain'

All of the goosebumps and the tears.

TONIGHT: Watch Alice Walker, Jennifer Hudson Discuss 'The Color Purple' Live

Alice Walker, Jennifer Hudson, John Doyle and Cynthia Erivo will appear for a candid talk and performances at The New School as part of The New York Times’ Times Talks. 

Five MTV VMA Nominees That Shouldn't Be Surprising, Yet Are

Flying Lotus, FKA Twigs, and a whole new category for socially-conscious videos?! 

OITNB Star Danielle Brooks to Co-Star With Jennifer Hudson In Broadway's "The Color Purple"

Brooks will have one tough act to follow in the role of Sofia, who was played by Oprah Winfrey in the film version.

Jennifer Hudson Channels Olivia Pope in Health Care 'Scandal' Spoof

The singer has a new role to play. But don’t call her a “fixer.”