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Jennifer Hudson won the Academy Award, Golden Globe, and BAFTA Award for her performance as Effie White in Dreamgirls. Her breakout film performance also garnered a Screen Actors Guild Award and an NAACP Image Award. Additional film credits include Sex and the City, Secret Life of Bees, Winnie ... (read complete bio)
Video: Stephanie Mills & Jennifer Hudson Sing 'Home' From THE WIZ on THE JENNIFER HUD VideoVideo: Stephanie Mills & Jennifer Hudson Sing 'Home' From THE WIZ on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Mar 17, 2023

Stephanie Mills appeared on The Jennifer Hudson Show, performing “Home” with Hudson and 'Be A Lion' from The Wiz. Stephanie Mills originated the role of Dorothy in the original 1975 Broadway production of The Wiz. She later returned to The Wiz to play Aunt Em in the 2015 live production on NBC. Watch the videos now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Celebrates 100th Episode with John Legend VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Celebrates 100th Episode with John Legend
by Michael Major - Feb 9, 2023

Jennifer Hudson holds back tears as she celebrates the 100th episode of “The Jennifer Hudson Show' in addition to Warner Bros.’ centennial year. Fellow EGOT winner John Legend joins Jennifer for the milestone show, surprising her with a bouquet of 100 flowers, and the two singers duet Simon & Garfunkel’s “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Watch videos!

VIDEO: Patti LaBelle & Jennifer Hudson Sing 'You Are My Friend' on THE JENNIFER HUDSO VideoVIDEO: Patti LaBelle & Jennifer Hudson Sing 'You Are My Friend' on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Feb 8, 2023

Patti and Jennifer discuss who should play Patti in a movie and she reminisces on past moments with Diana Ross, the Rolling Stones, and Prince before the singers perform a duet of “You Are My Friend.”  Don’t miss Patti and Jennifer sing to audience member Althea celebrating her 103rd birthday on the show! Watch the video clips from the episode now!

VIDEO: Yvette Nicole Brown Reveals She Auditioned for Effie in DREAMGIRLS Before Jenn VideoVIDEO: Yvette Nicole Brown Reveals She Auditioned for Effie in DREAMGIRLS Before Jennifer Hudson
by Michael Major - Feb 7, 2023

Yvette Nicole Brown joins Jennifer Hudson on The Jennifer Hudson Show. She reveals she auditioned for the role of Effie in “Dreamgirls” before Jennifer got the part and how her scenes were cut from the film. Brown also discussed her reaction to seeing Jennifer Hudson in the film for the first time and her cut cameo with Jamie Foxx. Watch the video!

VIDEO: Rita Moreno Plays Castanets on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Rita Moreno Plays Castanets on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Feb 3, 2023

Jennifer congratulates fellow EGOT winner Rita on her historic achievement as the first Hispanic and 3rd person in history to receive the coveted honor and Rita shares how her husband encouraged her to move her awards out of the garage to display them with pride in the living room. Watch videos now!

VIDEO: Reneé Rapp & Jennifer Hudson Duet on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Reneé Rapp & Jennifer Hudson Duet on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Jan 26, 2023

'Mean Girls' star, “Sex Lives of College Girls” actress, and musician ReneĂ© Rapp sat down with Jennifer Hudson on The Jennifer Hudson Show. The conversation ended in the two singers covering Jazmine Sullivan's 'In Love with Another Man.' Watch the video clip from their interview now!

VIDEO: Winnie Harlow Takes Jennifer Hudson to Modeling School on THE JENNIFER HUDSON  VideoVIDEO: Winnie Harlow Takes Jennifer Hudson to Modeling School on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Jan 23, 2023

Supermodel and Cay Skin sun care founder Winnie Harlow makes an appearance on “The Jennifer Hudson Show.” This week continues with “BMF” star La La Anthony, dad-to-be Shemar Moore, and rising star ReneĂ© Rapp, followed by Katharine McPhee Foster and a performance by two-time GRAMMY-nominated artist Samara Joy. Watch videos from the episode now!

VIDEO: Debbie Allen Appears on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Debbie Allen Appears on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Jan 18, 2023

The Debbie Allen Middle School founder recalls her extreme preparation for her acting and directing roles on “Grey’s Anatomy.”  Plus, Debbie shares her dream of directing an opera and how she ended up twerking onstage with Patti LaBelle, which caused her son to stop talking to her for a week out of embarrassment. Watch videos from the episode now!

VIDEO: MJ Star Myles Frost Reveals His Full Circle Moment With Jennifer Hudson GMA3 VideoVIDEO: MJ Star Myles Frost Reveals His Full Circle Moment With Jennifer Hudson GMA3
by Michael Major - Dec 28, 2022

Myles Frost appeared on GMA3 to discuss starring as Michael Jackson in MJ the Musical on Broadway. The recent Tony winner reacted to their Grammy nomination and shared a recent memory with Jennifer Hudson when asked if he would like to EGOT. Watch the new interview video now!

VIDEO: James Corden Appears on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: James Corden Appears on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 12, 2022

James Corden joins Jennifer and talks about how he once tried to form a boy band with his high school friends called “Insatiable,” sharing that they never played proper shows but it was a way to meet girls. He touches upon how he and his wife are having troubles  with their lazy Elf on the Shelf who chooses not to move. Watch videos now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Amber Riley Sing 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' From D VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & Amber Riley Sing 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' From DREAMGIRLS on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Dec 5, 2022

Amber Riley joined Jennifer Hudson for an impromptu performance of '(And I Am Telling You) I'm Not Going' from Dreamgirls. During their interview, Riley discussed how she resonated with the character of Effie White in the iconic musical. Watch the new video of their special performance now!

Video: Robin de JesĂșs Gives the Inside Scoop on His New Hulu Original Show, WELCOME  VideoVideo: Robin de JesĂșs Gives the Inside Scoop on His New Hulu Original Show, WELCOME TO CHIPPENDALES
by Survival Jobs - Dec 4, 2022

In this video, your favorite podcast hosts Jason A. Coombs and Samantha Tuozzolo are back with the three-time Tony Award Nominee Robin de JesĂșs, who can be currently seen in the new Hulu original limited series “Welcome to Chippendales”! Robin gives us the inside scoop on what audiences can expect over the course of the show, why audiences need to tune in week to week and what his audition process was like for the role of ‘Ray Colon’.

VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose & Jennifer Hudson Look Back on DREAMGIRLS on THE JENNIFER HUDS VideoVIDEO: Anika Noni Rose & Jennifer Hudson Look Back on DREAMGIRLS on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2022

Jennifer Hudson hostsed a “Dreamgirls” reunion with co-star Anika Noni Rose on the most recent episode of The Jennifer Hudson Show. During the interview, and they recall their instant blend when they first sang together with BeyoncĂ© for the film. Watch the new video clip now!

VIDEO: Robin de JesĂșs Discusses His Mom's Reaction to His First Tony Nomination on T VideoVIDEO: Robin de JesĂșs Discusses His Mom's Reaction to His First Tony Nomination on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 21, 2022

Robin de JesĂșs appeared on The Jennifer Hudson show to discuss starring in “Welcome to Chippendales” on Hulu. During the interview, de JesĂșs told Hudson about his first Tony Award nomination and how his mother didn’t understand the importance until word got out in the Puerto Rican community.  Watch the new video clip now!

VIDEO: Tichina Arnold & Jennifer Hudson Have a 'Riff-Off' on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Tichina Arnold & Jennifer Hudson Have a 'Riff-Off' on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2022

“The Neighborhood” star jokes about why going through menopause early makes her the best date ever, and reveals that she made her contribution to society with her daughter.  Then, Tichina and Jennifer have a riff-off using audience prompts! Watch a video of the riff-off now!

VIDEO: David Archuleta Talks AMERICAN IDOL With Jennifer Hudson on THE JENNIFER HUDSO VideoVIDEO: David Archuleta Talks AMERICAN IDOL With Jennifer Hudson on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 15, 2022

Fellow “American Idol” alum David Archuleta opens up about his journey coming out as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The “Faith in Me” singer also talks about how he almost got married three times, coming to terms with his sexuality, and learning to love himself. Watch videos from the episode now!

VIDEO: Josh Groban & Jennifer Hudson Sing 'The Impossible Dream' on THE JENNIFER HUDS VideoVIDEO: Josh Groban & Jennifer Hudson Sing 'The Impossible Dream' on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2022

Josh Groban sat down with Jennifer Hudson to discuss working with the legendary Aretha Franklin and what he has learned from performing with musical icons. Later on in the segment, Groban and Hudson sang their own rendition of 'The Impossible Dream' from Man of La Mancha. Watch a video of the performance now!

VIDEO: Chaka Khan Reveals She Turned Down THE COLOR PURPLE on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHO VideoVIDEO: Chaka Khan Reveals She Turned Down THE COLOR PURPLE on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2022

Jennifer Hudson asks Chaka Kahn burning questions and the Queen of Funk reveals her first impression of Prince and her memory of turning down Steven Spielberg who offered her a role in the critically acclaimed feature “The Color Purple.” Watch videos from her appearance on the show now!

VIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Talks DANCING WITH THE STARS on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW VideoVIDEO: Alfonso Ribeiro Talks DANCING WITH THE STARS on THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2022

The dance competition show host also chats about his Thanksgiving tradition of inviting the “DWTS” professional dancers from out of town to his house for dinner. Plus, Jennifer plays “AlfonSO or AlfonsNO” with the multi-talented star. Watch the new videos from the interview now!

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings SISTER ACT For THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW's Halloween Epis VideoVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Sings SISTER ACT For THE JENNIFER HUDSON SHOW's Halloween Episode
by Michael Major - Oct 31, 2022

For her first Halloween episode, Jennifer Hudson dressed up as fellow EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg’s character Sister Mary Clarence from her “absolute favorite movie” “Sister Act.” The talk show host made her dream of being in the film come true with a showstopping performance of songs from the movie franchise. Watch a video of the performance now!

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