Jennifer Hudson has been in the public eye for several years now. The singer, actress, and spokeswoman has managed to spin an appearance on a reality TV show into a great career.
Although she did not win on American Idol, Jennifer Hudson’s music career has been massively successful. She won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best R&B Album for her self titled debut album.
She was the principal singer on The Color Purple musical album, for which she earned the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. She also won a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program for that project. Click next to read more.
In 2006, Jennifer Hudson won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her role in Dreamgirls. Not bad for someone who did not win an overrated reality contest show, right?