Jennifer Hudson's Greatest Songs

Hudson stars in 'Confirmation' premiering April 16, 2016 on HBO

Jennifer Hudson is celebrating her tenth anniversary in show business, and she is a true triple threat, excelling as a singer, film/TV actress, and also as a Broadway performer. Her career began in 2006 portraying Effie White in the film version of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Dreamgirls co-starring Beyonce, Jamie Foxx, and Eddie Murphy. She earned an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as receiving a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a NAACP Image Award for her debut role. Hudson sang lead on four songs on the Dreamgirls soundtrack: "Love You I Do," "And I Am Telling You," "I Am Changing," and "One Night Only."

She has released three solo albums, beginning with her self-titled debut CD in 2008 which earned a Grammy for Best R&B Album. During her career, she has collaborated with several stars. including Alicia Keys, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Fantasia, Ludacris, Robin Thicke, and Missy Elliott. Hudson currently has a recurring role in Empire, and made her Broadway debut on December 10, 2015 as Shug Avery in the revival of The Color Purple. She also stars with Kerry Washington in the television movie Confirmation premiering April 16, 2016 on HBO.

Here is a list of Jennifer Hudson's Greatest Sings."

Jennifer Hudson, winner of Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for 'Dreamgirls' during the 79th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 25, 2007 in Hollywood, California. Vince Bucci/Getty Images

From the 2006 Dreamgirls soundtrack, "Love You I Do" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, and won a Grammy for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

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Jennifer Hudson, Anika Noni Rose and Beyonce from 'Dreamgirls'. Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

"And I Am Telling You" is the signature song from Dreamgirls, and Jennifer Hudson always delivers a show stopping performance whenever she sings it live. It was released as Hudson's first solo single in 2006.

The Dreamgirls soundtrack was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media. It also received a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album. The album was certified platinum, hitting number one on the Billboard 200 and R&B charts.

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Jennifer Hudson. Michael Tran/FilmMagic)

From Jennifer Hudson's 2008 self-titled debut album, "Spotlight" was nominated for Grammy Awards for Best R&B Song, and Best Female R&B Vocal Performance. Ne-Yo wrote and produced the single which reached the top of the Billboard R&B chart. Hudson's CD won a Grammy for Best R&B Album, and she also received NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Album, and Outstanding New Artist. The CD was certified gold, peaking at number two on the Billboard 200 and R&B charts.

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Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson performing music from 'Dreamgirls' during the 79th Annual Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre on February 25, 2007 in Hollywood, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

From the Dreamgirls soundtrack, "I Am Changing" peaked at number 22 on the Billboard R&B chart. Hudson's performance on the soundtrack earned her a BET Award in 2007 for Best New Artist

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Anika Noni Rose, Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson from 'Dreamgirls'. Jon Furniss/WireImage

In Dreamgirls, Effie White (Jennifer Hudson) performs "One Night Only" as a ballad, and her former group members Deena Jones & the Dreams (Beyonce, Anika Noni Rose, and Sharon Leal) sing a separate disco version. The two songS compete against each other on the radio and the Billboard charts.

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Jennifer Hudson. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

"It's Your World" featuring R. Kelly was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance. The song reached number three on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Songs chart. It is from the 2014 JHUD CD which received a NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Album.

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Jennifer Hudson and Iggy Azalea. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

Jennifer Hudson is featured on "Trouble" from Iggy Azalea's 2014 Reclassified CD. The single was certified gold and was nominated for Song of the Year at the Australian Recording Industry Association Music Awards.

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Jennifer Hudson. Kevin Winter/WireImage

From Jennifer Hudson's 2008 self-titled debut album, "If This Isn't Love" reached number five on the Billboard R&B chart, and number one on the Urban Adult Radio Chart.

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R. Kelly composed and produced "Where You At?" for Jennifer Hudson's 2011 I Remember Me CD. The song reached number one on the Billboard R&B Adult Songs chart, and won an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Video. I Remember Me also earned an Image Award for Outstanding Album. The CD was certified gold and reached number two on the Billboard 200 and R&B charts.

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