Jennifer Hudson is America's favorite dream girl, and it looks like she has found herself a dream home. The Oscar-winning actress is closing a deal on a lavish mansion in the Chicago suburbs of Burr Ridge, Ill. The 12,000-square-foot home was up for sale at $2.8 million, reports Chicago Magazine.
Chart-topping songbirds Mary J. Blige, Florence + the Machine, Jennifer Hudson, Jessie J, Kelly Clarkson and Jill Scott have been tapped to perform at the annual VH1 Divas special, which will air on Dec. 19 at 9PM EST. This year, the music channel will pay tribute to soulful cities and their respective genres.
Jennifer Hudson has always seemed very down to earth, which is why it is pretty shocking to learn that she failed to show up to Michael Jackson's tribute concert. Hudson was booked to perform at the Michael Forever Tribute Concert that took place in Wales on Saturday, Oct. 8, but the songstress was a no-show despite the fact that she had already received a paycheck for the gig!
will.i.am and Jennifer Hudson are the latest stars to join the lineup of the reality series 'Majors & Minors,' which features a dozen aspiring singers between the ages of 10 and 16 receiving guidance from some of the music industry's biggest names as they compete to win a recording contract.
Undoubtedly, David Guetta is a talented producer who knows how to keep the clubs arockin' until the cops come aknockin'. But after reviewing a few leaks from his upcoming LP 'Nothing But the Beat,' including 'I Can Only Imagine' and 'Little Bad Girl,' he's beginning to sound like a one-note producer to our ears.
While Hudson's dramatic weight loss has been well-documented in the press and in her Weight Watchers commercials, the singer says that dropping 80 lbs and shrinking from a size 16 to a size 6 made her incredibly proud. In fact, it might have been her proudest moment. "I'm prouder of my weight loss than my Oscar," she exclaimed.