Jennifer Hudson (album)

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Jennifer Hudson is the eponymous debut studio album by American singer and actress Jennifer Hudson.wikipedia
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Jennifer Hudson

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Jennifer Hudson is the eponymous debut studio album by American singer and actress Jennifer Hudson.
Following her elimination from American Idol and performance in Dreamgirls, Hudson was later signed to Arista Records by Clive Davis and released her self-titled debut studio album in 2008, which was certified gold in the United States, sold over a million copies worldwide, and received a Grammy Award for Best R&B Album.

Spotlight (Jennifer Hudson song)

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Three singles were released; "Spotlight" reached number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and in the top 20 on the UK Singles Chart. The first single, "Spotlight", written and produced by Ne-Yo and Stargate, was played on U.S. radio on June 9, 2008, and the following day was available as a music download.
"Spotlight" is an R&B song written and produced by Ne-Yo, and Norwegian production duo Stargate for Jennifer Hudson's self titled debut album.

Brian Kennedy (record producer)

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.

R. City

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.
The duo has also contributed to numerous Grammy-nominated albums, including Rihanna's Unapologetic (which won Best Urban Contemporary Album), Jennifer Hudson's self-titled album (which won Best R&B Album), and Ariana Grande's My Everything (which was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album).

Timbaland

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.
Timbaland helped produce many albums for various artists in 2008, including Madonna's Hard Candy, Ashlee Simpson's Bittersweet World, Keri Hilson's In A Perfect World, Flo Rida's Mail On Sunday, Letoya Luckett's Lady Love, Lindsay Lohan's Spirit in the Dark, Chris Cornell's Scream, JoJo's All I Want Is Everything, Nicole Scherzinger's Her Name is Nicole, Missy Elliott's Block Party, Matt Pokora's MP3, Keithian's Dirrty Pop, The Pussycat Dolls's Doll Domination, Busta Rhymes's B.O.M.B, Lisa Maffia's Miss Boss, Teairra Mari's Pressed For Time, Jennifer Hudson's début album, Dima Bilan's Believe, Samantha Jade's My Name Is Samantha Jade, New Kids on the Block's The Block, and Keshia Chanté's Night & Day.

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Album

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Hudson won three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding New Artist, Outstanding Album and Outstanding Duo or Group for the album, and was nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning for Best R&B Album.

If This Isn't Love (Jennifer Hudson song)

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The second single, "If This Isn't Love", was released on February 24, 2009.
It was written and composed by Planet VI, brothers Theron and Timothy Thomas, along with Brian Kennedy for her eponymous debut album, released in 2008.

Fantasia Barrino

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Hudson was selected to play Effie, leading Fantasia Barrino to telephone her and jokingly complain that she "stole [Barrino's] part".
Barrino also appeared on Jennifer Hudson's self-titled album, on the song "I'm His Only Woman", which was nominated for a 2009 Grammy Award, though it did not win.

Robin Thicke

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Hudson promoted the album in numerous live appearances; including co-heading a North American concert tour with Robin Thicke, from March to May 2009.
Thicke wrote and produced the song "Giving Myself" for the album Jennifer Hudson which went on to win Best R&B Album.

American Idol (season 3)

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In 2004, she was released from her five-year contract so that she could audition for the third season of American Idol in Atlanta.

And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going

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Hudson won particular praise for her show-stopping onscreen rendition of the hit song, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going", the signature song of the role.
The song can be heard on her debut album Jennifer Hudson (2008).

Stargate (music producers)

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The first single, "Spotlight", written and produced by Ne-Yo and Stargate, was played on U.S. radio on June 9, 2008, and the following day was available as a music download.

51st Annual Grammy Awards

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Hudson won three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding New Artist, Outstanding Album and Outstanding Duo or Group for the album, and was nominated for four Grammy Awards, winning for Best R&B Album.

Arista Records

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It was first released in Australia, and it physically released in North America on September 27, 2008, by Arista and J Records.

J Records

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It was first released in Australia, and it physically released in North America on September 27, 2008, by Arista and J Records.

Missy Elliott

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.

Ne-Yo

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others. The first single, "Spotlight", written and produced by Ne-Yo and Stargate, was played on U.S. radio on June 9, 2008, and the following day was available as a music download.

Salaam Remi

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.

T-Pain

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.

Tank (American singer)

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.

The Underdogs (production team)

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Hudson worked with several producers and songwriters on the album, including Rock City, Missy Elliott, Brian Kennedy, Ne-Yo, Salaam Remi, T-Pain, Tank, Timbaland and The Underdogs, among others.

Billboard (magazine)

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Three singles were released; "Spotlight" reached number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and in the top 20 on the UK Singles Chart.

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

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Three singles were released; "Spotlight" reached number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and in the top 20 on the UK Singles Chart.

UK Singles Chart

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Three singles were released; "Spotlight" reached number one on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and in the top 20 on the UK Singles Chart.