American Idol News: Jennifer Hudson Headed To Broadway

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American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson - Source: Instagram
American Idol season 3 alum and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson is set to make her Broadway debut in the revival of The Color Purple. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jennifer will star as Shug Avery in the New York revival. Earlier reports were saying she would play the main [...]

Jennifer Hudson, Fantasia Barrino Shine at 2014 Tony Awards [VIDEOS]

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American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson - Source: Instagram
Former American Idol finalist Jennifer Hudson is the proof that you don’t have to win the show to have a stellar career in the music industry. She may have only come in seventh place on American Idol season three, but she’s gone on to be one of the most famous [...]

Why Did Jennifer Hudson Quit Weight Watchers After 80 Pound Loss?

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Why did Jennifer Hudson quit Weight Watchers after such a successful run as the company’s spokeswoman? Thanks to some mysterious tweets from the former American Idol star, we can’t help but wonder if something unpleasant may have gone down behind the scenes.Former American Idol finalist and Oscar winning actress/singer Jennifer [...]

American Idol Weight Loss Stars: From Ruben Studdard to Jennifer Hudson! [PHOTOS]

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Former American Idol winner Ruben Studdard lost 119 pounds on The Biggest Loser 15, but he isn’t the only contestant to lose massive pounds since leaving the show. Other American Idol weight loss stars include season 7 finalist Jennifer Hudson, season 6 winner Jordin Sparks, season 5 finalist Mandisa, and more!Not [...]

Forbes Ranks The Top-Earning American Idols From 2013

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Last year was a big year for American Idol alumni and Forbes has released the top-earning Idols from 2013. Carrie Underwood tops the list with a whopping $31 Million, one of her biggest years since winning America Idol. She released her album Blown Away in 2012 and then launched the [...]

Jennifer Hudson New Hair Shockingly Short!

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We are loving the American Idol alumni and Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson short hair look! Of course, it’s hard for Jennifer not to look gorgeous no matter what. Even so, we are really liking the American Idol season 3 alumni’s new style. The shorter haircut frames her now slimmer face [...]

Scratch Kelly Clarkson Off The American Idol 2014 Judging List

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On Thursday we enthusiastically reported that Kelly Clarkson was almost certainly going to be on the judging panel of next season’s American Idol along with two other former Idol contestants, making it an all alum panel. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Kelly Clarkson’s reps say the part about her judging [...]

Kelly Clarkson and Jennifer Hudson To Judge American Idol 2014?

The American Idol 2014 judges rumor mill has begun but here’s one that might have some legs: Season One champion Kelly Clarkson and Season 3 contestant Jennifer Hudson could be two of the next three American Idol judges! E! News is reporting that a source close to the show has confirmed that [...]

American Idol Twitter Round-up: Jennifer Hudson, Danny Gokey and Stefano Langone

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Jennifer Hudson on Smash
American Idol alum keep up with their fans on Twitter and it’s also a great place to find Idol news and updates on some of our favorite past contestants. I’ve put together some interesting bits compiled from American Idol alums’ tweets: JHud’s ‘Smash’ Songs On iTunes NBC’s “Smash” premiered tonight [...]

Jennifer Hudson: American Idol Should ‘Go Out On Top’

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American Idol alum and Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson gives credit where credit is due when it comes to Idol, but the “Smash” star also hints that it might be time for the singing show to sneak out while it’s ahead. “Everything has its time,” Hudson said recently. “I think [...]

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