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In November 2005, Hudson was cast in the prized role of Effie White for the film adaptation of the musical Dreamgirls, which also starred Jamie Foxx, Beyoncé Knowles, and Eddie Murphy.
This role, originally created in a legendary Broadway performance by Jennifer Holliday, marked Hudson's debut screen performance.
Hudson struggled to gain popularity in the early stages of Idol's live shows, receiving the second-lowest number of votes in two of the first three shows.
However, after a change in song choices, she soon became a favorite to win, receiving the highest number of votes in the "Top 9" after her performance of Elton John's "Circle of Life," on April 6, 2004.
Hudson was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Darnell Hudson (deceased since 2008) and Samuel Simpson (deceased since 1999).
She was raised as a Baptist and attended Dunbar Vocational Career Academy, graduated in 1999.
After making a name for herself on American Idol, Kelly Clarkson's helping hopeful singers get their moment in the spotlight on NBC's The Voice.
You always have the choice to experience our sites without personalized advertising based on your web browsing activity by visiting the DAA’s Consumer Choice page, the NAI's website, and/or the EU online choices page, from each of your browsers or devices.Hudson went into seclusion mourning the loss of her family. She has since performed at the Super Bowl XLIII, the Grammy Awards, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.