Tag: Jennifer Hudson

Movies

Jennifer Hudson: Back To Her Beginnings In “Black Nativity”

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson hits the big screen again on November 27 in the holiday musical, “Black Nativity.” A contemporary film adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated Christmas play, Hudson stars as Naima in the film, the young mother of ...
Radio

Cafe Mocha Show: Radio Show For Women Continues To Expand

The Café Mocha Show, one of the fastest growing female syndicated radio shows, kicks off its fall season with the addition of two new major markets, Atlanta and Las Vegas. Likened to “The View” of radio, the weekend show hosted ...
Movies

Jennifer Hudson: Feels Truly Free After Shooting “Winnie Mandela”

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson plays the iconic South African politician Winnie Mandela in the bio-film by the same name. The film “Winnie Mandela” depicts the life of the ex-wife of civil rights activist Nelson Mandela, who is played by Terrence ...
Faith

MegaFest: Hollywood & Faith Converge At Bishop T.D. Jakes Conference

For the first time, AlwaysAList.com attended Bishop T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest conference, which was held in Dallas, Texas this year. Called a “celebration of relationships,” more than 50,000 people from over 40 countries were expected to attend; however estimates after the ...
Movies

Ready For Release: Jennifer Hudson’s “Winnie Mandela” Coming To Theaters

Image Entertainment has acquired the United States rights to “Winnie Mandela,” the bio-film about the ex-wife of civil rights activist Nelson Mandela. Shot in 2011, the film adaptation of Anné Mariè du Preez Bezdrob’s biography, “Winnie Mandela: A Life” stars ...
TV

Sheryl Lee Ralph: Actress Talks Playing Jennifer Hudson’s Mother On ...

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph is currently guest starring on the second season of NBC’s Broadway drama, “Smash.” Ralph plays a character named Cynthia – mother of Jennifer Hudson’s character Veronica Moore – on the musical-based drama. “I am thrilled to be ...
Movies

Oscars Add Color: African-Americans Among New Presenters & Performers

As the 85th Annual Academy Awards ceremony closes in, new presenters and performers have been added to Hollywood’s biggest night in film. Oscar winners Jamie Foxx, Halle Berry and Octavia Spencer have been named as presenters, as have Oscar nominee ...
Music

Beyoncé: Announces World Tour Following Super Bowl Halftime Show

Beyoncé’s Super Bowl XLVII halftime show is winning the praise of both fans and critics alike! The 13-minute performance in New Orleans’ Mercedes-Benz Superdome featured a medley of the Houston-bred superstar’s biggest hits, and featured a reunion with her Destiny’s ...
News

Saluting Sistas: Essence Chooses Oscar Honorees

It’s no secret that Academy Awards season in Hollywood has tremendously lacked diversity. Ebony, Black Enterprise and Vibe magazines have all tried their hand at Oscar parties and soirees.  But six years ago, Essence magazine launched their Black Women in ...
Exclusive

BET’s President Stephen Hill: “We’re Not Who We Were Years ...

Stephen G. Hill is Black Entertainment Television’s President of Music Programming & Specials. Since joining the network in 1999, Hill has been directly responsible for launching the careers of both music artists like B2K, Bow Wow and anybody else who ...