Jennifer Hudson

Jun
16
Video: Jennifer Hudson f/ Timbaland – ‘Walk It Out’

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson plays hard to get in the video for her Timbaland-produced single “Walk It Out.” Shot in New York, the X-directed clip follows the Oscar winner (who goes by J-Hud in this video) through the streets.

When one guy tries to holler at her, she keeps it moving, but he doesn’t give up easily. She runs into him at the park and on her way home, where eventually she gives in. She visits the beauty salon and busts out some choreography with her girls. Plus, look for cameos from Timbaland and her husband David Otunga.

Hudson’s third album is due later this summer featuring contributions from Pharrell Williams, Babyface, and R. Kelly.

Get to steppin’ with J-Hud.

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Jun
9
T.I. Raps with LL Cool J, Hugh Jackman at Tony Awards

LL Cool J, T.I., and Hugh Jackman

From the trap to the Tonys, T.I. joined LL Cool J and host Hugh Jackman for a performance at the 68th Annual Tony Awards on Sunday. The trio kicked off the show at Radio City Music Hall with a hip-hop remake of “Rock Island” from the Broadway show “The Music Man.”

“First Hip Hop performance on #thetonyawards w/@troubleman31 @thehughjackman,” tweeted LL Cool J.

In addition to the King, Fantasia joined Patti LaBelle, Gladys Knight, and the cast of “After Midnight” for a performance of “On the Sunny Side of the Street” and “It Don’t Mean a Thing.”

Fresh from the L.A. PRIDE Festival, her fellow “American Idol” alum Jennifer Hudson belted out “Neverland” from the upcoming Broadway musical “Finding Neverland.”

Watch all the musical moments below.

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Jun
8
Jennifer Hudson, Azealia Banks Perform at L.A. PRIDE Festival

Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson and Azealia Banks celebrated gay pride at the 2014 L.A. PRIDE Festival in West Hollywood on Saturday. The ladies performed in the park as part of the weekend-long festivities.

The Harlem rapper slayed the stage in a superhero-inspired outfit and white Air Force Ones, performing hits including “Yung Rapunxel,” “ATM Jam,” “212,” and a cover of Robin S.’ “Show Me Love” as confetti fell from the sky.

“I had such a good time at Pride today! The crowd showed me so much love I couldn’t even take it,” tweeted Banks.

She also apologized for her previous offensive comments. “I sincerely want to apologize to anyone who was hurt by the things I’ve said in the past,” she said. “I won’t go into it but you KNOW what I’m talking about. It wasn’t nice and it wasn’t fair. . . I hope the entire LGBTQ community will forgive me.”

Showing off her svelte figure in a little black dress, J-Hud closed out the evening with a dazzling set. The powerhouse diva—and her scantily-clad male dancers—strut across the stage while belting out “I Can’t Describe (The Way I Feel),” “Pocketbook,” and “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going.”

The ladies of Danity Kane will cap off the festival with a show tonight.

Past PRIDE performers have included Ciara, Lil’ Kim, and Kelly Rowland.

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Jun
3
Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher, & Pharrell to Perform at BET Awards

Lil Wayne and Drake

Some of the biggest names in music are coming to the BET Awards. Drake, Lil Wayne, Usher, and Pharrell Williams have been announced as performers.

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Jun
2
Rihanna Honored as Fashion Icon at CFDA Awards

Rihanna

Rihanna refuses to be censored. The risk-tasking fashionista stepped out nearly naked to the 2014 CFDA Fashion Awards at New York’s Lincoln Center on Monday.

She turned heads in a sheer sparkly dress that exposed her breasts with only a nude G-string underneath. The custom-made show-stopper was designed by Adam Selman and covered with 216,000 Swarovski crystals.

Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour presented the “Stay” singer with the 2014 Fashion Icon Award. Previous honorees have included Lady Gaga, Kate Moss, Nicole Kidman, and Johnny Depp.

“Growing up fashion was a defense mechanism,” said Rihanna while accepting the honor. “As a child I remember saying: she can beat me but she can’t beat my outfit.”

Solange attended her first red carpet event since the infamous elevator video, rocking a sequined Calvin Klein dress and big hair, while Jennifer Hudson was chic in a black gown by KaufmanFranco.

See more of the stunning looks below.

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May
5
Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande, & Jennifer Hudson to Play The Roots’ 4th of July Jam

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj will celebrate Independence Day in the City of Brotherly Love. The rap diva will perform at The Roots’ 4th of July Jam.

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Apr
29
Mariah Carey, Usher, & Pharrell to Perform on ‘Today’ Summer Concert Series

Mariah Carey

The biggest names in music are headed to Rockefeller Plaza. Mariah Carey, Usher, Pharrell Williams, Jennifer Hudson, Ariana Grande, and more will perform on NBC’s “Today” summer concert series.

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