To outshine Beyoncé Knowles and Eddie Murphy is no easy task but Hudson was the heart and soul of the movie.
She copped awards from the National Board of Review, New York Film Critics, Phoenix Film Critics Society, Golden Satellite, Golden Globe, the British Film and the coveted Oscar.
With the insurmountable task of taking over a role so indelibly identified with Tony-winning legend Jennifer Holliday, the making of Dreamgirls (2006).
Hudson also ended the year by releasing the critically acclaimed single "I Can't Describe (The Way I Feel)," produced by Pharrell Williams and featuring T. She was also honored with the privilege to perform the Presidential Inauguration, Super Bowl XLVII and the Academy Awards.Her sophomore album, "I Remember Me," was introduced on March 22, 2011 to rave reviews. 2 on Billboard's Top 200 and R&B Albums charts and has since been certified RIAA Gold in the U. She went on to receive a 2012 Billboard Music Award nomination for Top R&B Album as well as taking home two 2012 NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Music Video and Outstanding Album.Additional collaborations include "Think Like A Man" with Ne-Yo and Rick Ross for the title track of the film and critically acclaimed single "Night Of Your Life" with David Guetta for his most recent hit-album "Nothing But The Beat." Hudson's 2008 debut self-titled record won a Grammy Award for "Best R & B Album," which was presented by one of Hudson's idols, Whitney Houston.The late, tragic Florence Ballard, on whom the Effie character is based, would be very inspired indeed to see Jennifer Hudson's meteoric rise to musical star.Hudson has since made an impact in the world of music with the successful release of both of her Sony/Arista Records albums.She, Fantasia Barrino and La Toya London were promoted as the show's own version of the Dreamgirls and were expected to be the final three standing in the competition when Jennifer was unexpectedly cut from the pack.Fantasia won the competition and all the glory and the fame.The Foundation exists to provide stability, support and positive experiences for children of all backgrounds so that they will become productive, confident and happy adults. READ MORE David Otunga will not be charged for an alleged domestic violence incident with Jennifer Hudson ... Police had been investigating Otunga for domestic battery after a November… READ MORE AM PT -- A source close to Jennifer says the singer would have no issue testifying in court because she has witnesses to back up her account of the altercation that went down the night… READ MORE David Otunga is back in business with his son, because he's now the primary custodial parent ... Sources tell TMZ Jennifer Hudson and David reached a temporary custody agreement…See full bio on IMDb » Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga cannot use their son's child therapist to make their custody case ... READ MORE David Otunga says Jennifer Hudson is simply a liar when she grouses to the judge in their custody war that he needs to get a job, because he says she knows he already has one. READ MORE Jennifer Hudson's claim that her baby daddy, David Otunga, got physical with her was described in great detail in a police report ... READ MORE Jennifer Hudson is putting out a bunch of not-so-sly disses against her ex, David Otunga, which he says violates the gag order in their bitter custody war ... READ MORE Jennifer Hudson agreed to let David Otunga see their son again, but only because he's out of her house and no longer a physical threat to her ... As the ABC reboot steams to its March 11 reboot with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan as well as returning host Ryan Seacrest, The Winners Kelly Clarkson -- The onetime Burleson, Texas, choir singer and cocktail waitress recently revealed she didn't even realize she was trying out for a singing competition until her third audition.She, of course, won America's votes in 2002 and beat Justin Guarini to score an RCA Records contract and release her debut single "A Moment Like This." She's racked up a string of smash singles -- "Miss Independent," "Breakaway," "Since U Been Gone," "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" and many more -- not to mention 12 Billboard Music Awards, three Grammys and four American Music Awards.