Jennifer Hudson is an American singer and actress. She came to prominence in 2004 as one of the finalists on the third season of American Idol. Hudson gained fame with her film debut in the 2006 film Dreamgirls, which won her an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Hudson released her second album, I Remember Me, March, 2011. It reached number two on the Billboard 200, selling 165,000 copies in its first week.