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Best Moments From The Star-Studded IHeartRadio Music Awards 2015 [Photos]


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The 2015 iHeartRadio Music Awards saw some pretty epic moments this weekend, and some of the most hotly anticipated performances of the year. The top prize of 2015 iHeartRadio Innovator Award went to Justin Timberlake, but he wasn't the biggest winner of the night...

Madonna and Taylor Swift at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015 (Credit: Kevin Winter at Getty Images Entertainment)
Madonna and Taylor Swift at iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015 (Credit: Kevin Winter at Getty Images Entertainment)

Apart from winning three accolades - for Artist of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Lyrics - Taylor Swift was winning in many other ways. She's been gushing to everyone who'll listen recently  about Queen of Pop Madonna apparently praising her music in an interview, but the 'Blank Space' singer landed the chance to perform with her idol as she and her guitar joined the diva on stage for a rendition of Madonna's new single 'Ghosttown', taken from recently released thirteenth album 'Rebel Heart'.

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Iggy Azalea Quit Social Media Because It Was Making Her "Hate People"


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Iggy Azalea appeared on The Cruz Show on Los Angeles' Power 106 on Friday (27th February) and explained why she has retired from social media. Azalea stressed how emotionally draining cyber bullying and negative internet attention is and how it was making her "hate people". The 24-year-old rapper further emphasised how being caught up in unpleasant Twitter "battles" was detrimental to her work and creativity.

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Iggy Azalea has retired from Twitter.

Read More: Iggy Azalea Quits Twitter After Stream Of Insults About Her Body. 

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Jennifer Hudson To Make Broadway Debut In 'The Color Purple'


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Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson is to take to the Broadway stage for the first time in an upcoming revival of ‘The Color Purple’, it was announced on Friday.

Producers Scott Sanders, Roy Furman and Oprah Winfrey revealed Hudson’s casting as Shug Avery, who was played Margaret Avery in the 1985 film version and by Elisabeth Withers-Mendes in the original stage adaptation back in 2005.

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Jennifer Hudson will at long last take her Broadway bow in 'The Color Purple' later this year

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Michael Bublé, Jennifer Hudson and Ryan Kavanaugh - The Beverly Hilton Hotel was the location for the 20th Annual Fulfillment Fund Stars Benefit Gala in Beverly Hills, California, United States - Tuesday 14th October 2014

Michael Bublé, Jennifer Hudson and Ryan Kavanaugh

Jennifer Hudson Hints A Third 'Sex And The City' Movie Could Be Happening


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Fans of the hugely popular romantic sitcom 'Sex and the City' will be very intrigued with what singer/actress Jennifer Hudson has to say about the prospect of a third movie being made, which she hints may become a reality.

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Hudson hinted at a third SATC movie in a recent radio interview

If a third film instalment of the beloved TV series would go forward, the pressure will be on to make a better flick than the second movie, which premiered in 2010. Set in Abu Dhabi instead of New York City, the film was received negatively by critics, bombed at the box office and was slammed by diehard fans, who felt it didn't stick with the TV show's original premise.

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Jennifer Hudson 'Louise From St. Louis' Hints At 'Sex & The City 3'


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Jennifer Hudson may be returning as Louise from St. Louis in a third Sex and the City movie, or so she's hinted in a recent TV interview.

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Jennifer Hudson at the Stand Up To Cancer Telethon in September 2014.

Read More: Is Sex And The City 3 Really Such A Good Idea?

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Are We Heading For A Third ‘Sex And The City’ Move? Jennifer Hudson Thinks So


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Jennifer Hudson has dropped perhaps the strongest indication yet that Sex and the City might not be done on the big screen. 

Jennifer HudsonJennifer Hudson had said a third Sex and the City movie "might happen."

In a interview with Dish Nation, Hudson was asked wether she thought a third movie could be happening, "I think it might be,” she answered. "Somebody just came to me talking about that. So, if it's in the talks, it might happen. So, look for it. Look for Louise from St Louis!”

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Jennifer Hudson No More: It's JHUD Now And She's Staying Positive


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T minus one day to the release of Jennifer Hudson’s new album and this one will be big. J-Hud collaborated on, well, JHUD with Pharrell Williams, R-Kelly and Timbaland. The soulful singer wants to reveal another, more personal side to herself with this album. In an interview with USA Today, she explained: "I noticed that's what everyone's been calling me. And I want people to get to know me personally as that, as this real girl."

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J-Hud is inspired and ready to take on the music scene once again.

Most of us won’t get to hear the actual music for another day, but Hudson’s latest is described as crisp and rhythmic (which we’ve come to expect from hitmakers Pharrell and Timbaland) with the full, emotive vocals adding another dimension.

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From Idol To Icon: The Rise Of Jennifer Hudson


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American recording artist and actress Jennifer Hudson will release her third studio album on 22 September, entitled JHUD. With an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Grammy to her name, it’s easy to imagine that Jennifer Hudson has been an unstoppable singing and acting icon for all of her career. But everyone has to start somewhere and it was as an idol, on the singing competition show, American Idol, that Hudson burst into the public’s consciousness.

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Jennifer Hudson took a chance on American Idol and got through to the live shows

Of course, appearing on a contest such as American Idol and British versions including The X Factor doesn’t automatically provide you with a steadfast career in the music and entertainment industry, even if you are good.

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Despite Stabbing At Meek Mill's BET Pre-Party, Award Show Proceeds As Normal


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BET Awards weekend started with a tragedy this year, when a guest at Meek Mill’s pre-awards party ended up in hospital with stab wounds. The incident took place on Saturday night, June 28,  at Lure nightclub. Meek Mill was hosting a rousing pre-BET bash, when a fight broke out. The 20-something man was rushed to Cedars-Sinai hospital, but TMZ has obtained footage of him laying on the curb waiting for help while a friend yells at the police officers to hurry the ambulance.

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Meek Mill himself was not directly involved in the brawl.

The man incurred two stab wounds in the stomach, but his condition is stable, the website also reports. The reason for the fight has not been uncovered so far. The man’s identity and that of his attacker are being withheld. The party was also attended by The Game, Lil Boosie, Mase and actress Kyla Pratt.

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Lionel Richie Crowns The BET Awards 2014 Performers List


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It’s almost time for the BET awards and tonight’s show promises some memorable moments. Lionel Richie has been tapped to perform during the annual award show, as well as being this year’s Lifetime Achievement honoree. He joins this year’s lineup, which also includes stars like Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, Nicki Minaj, John Legend and Drake.

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Richie is being honored for over four decades of transformational music.

Currently in the fifth decade of his career, Richie’s list of achievements is quite impressive. He has sold over 100 million albums worldwide and won five Grammy awards. His music has changed the face of soul and R&B, but Richie frequently crosses genre lines to experiment with pop, soft rock and even country.

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Super Exciting Musical News: More A-Listers Added To The Tonys 2014 Line-Up


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Tony’s, Tony’s, Tonyyyy’s! Cue life affirming musical montage.It’s almost TIme for the 2014 Tony Awards! Has it been that long since last year’s? Well, yes. This year’s lineup looks mega promising, so here’s a little rundown of what to expect tonght.

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A decade after his first time hosting, Hugh Jackman returns to fill some big shoes.

This year’s host is Hugh Jackman and while we’ll miss NPH, that beacon of Tony excellence, as a host (don’t worry, he’s still dropping by to perform with the cast of Hedwig and the Angry Itch), Mr. Jackson’s past appearances at the awards are no less a thing to behold. Example:

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Michael Jace, O.J. Simpson: Hollywood's Most Shocking Murders


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The shocking news that “The Shield” actor Michael Jace killed his wife of 10 years has shocked the entertainment world. For non-celebrities the life of famous people always seems so glamorous and stress-free, so it’s a surprise when it turns out their lives can be more troubled and complicated below the surface than anyone had ever realised.

Hollywood Most Shocking Murders Natalie Wood, pictured with James Dean, mysteriously drowned while on a yachting trip with her husband and Christopher Walken

The world was just as rocked by these shocking celebrity crimes as it was by Jace’s arrest and subsequent confession.

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Jennifer Hudson Talks Dramatic Weight Loss In The Midst Of The Biggest Loser Controversy


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Exactly one week ago today Rachel Frederickson was declared the winner of Biggest Loser's fifteenth season, after shedding roughly 60% of her bodyweight.

However the dramatic weight loss from 260 pounds to 105 under the show's rigorous exercise and diet regimen, and time spent on her own before the finale, has garnered plenty of criticism.

Many viewers have wondered whether that much weight loss in a short amount of time wouldn't be harmful to the contestant's health.

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Is Mariah Carey The Modern Day Jessica Rabbit?


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The 2014 BET Awards, honoring Aretha Franklin, Motown founder Berry Gordy, the late Nelson Mandela and others for their achievements, were taped on February 8th at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C. The award show served as a platform for Mariah Carey to perform her new song “You’re Mine” for the first time.

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It was the kind of dress that only Mariah and Jessica Rabbit could possibly pull off.

Like the diva she is, Mariah appeared onstage in a low-cut black dress, perched atop a grand piano. With a few spotlights and the song’s chill vibe, the low key performance had an intimate, club vibe to it. Before the show, Carey tweeted a picture of herself in her glamorous, figure hugging outfit, adding the caption: “At Rehearsals for the #BEThonors #GLambly”.

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Jennifer Hudson Tries To Get Former Pal Lord Kraven Kicked Out Of People's Choice Awards


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Jennifer Hudson is in the news again, this time for her appearance at the People’s Choice Awards. Apparently Hudson didn’t have a very good time at the awards Tuesday night, and even threatened to leave at one point. The reason was rapper and former pal Lord Kraven, who also made an appearance. Hudson was not having it.

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The guestlist just wasn't working for Hudson.

According to RadarOnline, the Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom star didn’t hesitate to make an ultimatum. "Jennifer loudly threatened 'Either he leaves or I leave,' and was waving her finger in the face of a security guard," a source told the website. The conflict soon moved outside of the main auditorium, with security attempting to escort the rapper out. At one point the conflict apparently got so heated that the police the Los Angeles Police Department were forced to intervene. When they did arrive at the scene however, the cops decided that the security officers had "acted in haste" and they offered to "escort the rapper back to the awards show."

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People's Choice Awards: Our 5 Top Moments From The Glam Evening


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L.A's Nokia Theater played host last night to a glittering array of stars for the annual People's Choice Awards, gathering together to celebrate popular culture. We present a round-up of the top talking points from the extravagant and entertaining evening.

Click here to find out all the People's Choice winners.

1) Sandra Bullock Cleans Up

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Generous Jennifer Hudson Gives Assistant New House For Christmas


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Never let it be said that Jennifer Hudson doesn’t treat her friends well. The actress made this Christmas really special for her assistant and good friend Walter Williams, by giving him the deed to a brand new home. Top that, Oprah.

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Seems like Hudson was in a giving mood this Christmas.

The video shows Williams reacting ecstatically to the news, jumping up and down and hugging Hudson after she gives him the present – as anyone would, really. The Oscar-winning actress captioned the video, “My assistant Walter’s reaction when he found out I was buying him a house for Christmas!”

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Jennifer Hudson Gifts Assistant With House: Watch His Hilarious Reaction [Video]


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Jennifer Hudson thanked her long term assistant Walter Williams with a truly life-changing present this Christmas: a house. The singer and actress secretly filmed Walter's reaction to the decadent gift and posted it on Instagram to delight her fans.

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Jennifer Hudson Gave Her Assistant & Friend A House For Christmas.

Funny videos are what makes the internet go round and all the better if that funny clip also shows someone bestowing a little joy in the world. "My assistant Walter's reaction when he found out I was buying him a house for Christmas!" Jennifer captioned the short clip which shows Walter screaming with disbelief then delight as he realises that what he has been given was not a prank.

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Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer Hudson shows off her toned long legs while heading to the set of her music video in downtown Los Angeles. The singer and actress was seen wearing a short sexy leather outfit under a white robe and multiple piercings on her ears. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 16th December 2013

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A Week In Movies: Catching Fire Lands In Cinemas, Black Nativity Premieres, A First Peek Into Noah's Ark


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The Hunger Games Catching Fire

This week is pretty much all about The Hunger Games as Catching Fire arrives in cinemas around the world. After last week's world premiere in London, the cast headed back to America for back-to-back premieres in Los Angeles and New York. Meanwhile, a range of clips and short online features have whipped up fan frenzy to potentially record-breaking box office potential. Take a look over all the best bits of the American premiere's here or our The Hunger Games: Catching Fire critics round up here or just read our own review here

Slightly less flashy was the New York premiere of the Christmas drama Black Nativity, attended by stars Angela Bassett, Jennifer Hudson and Forest Whitaker, all caught by paparazzi on the red carpet looking very glamorous. The film opens in time for the holidays. Check out our videos from the event Jacob Latimore and Angela Bassett arrive, Jennifer Hudson shows off her stunning pixie crop and Forest Whitaker takes his family to 'Black Nativity' NY Premiere.

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Video - Jennifer Hudson Shows Off Stunning Pixie Crop At 'Black Nativity' NY Premiere - Part 2


The cast and crew of Christmas musical drama 'Black Nativity' arrive on the red carpet at the New York premiere at the Apollo Theater. Among them are Jennifer Hudson and Nas who are both recording artists in their own right.

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Jennifer Hudson and David Daniel Otunga Jr - Jennifer Hudson arrives at LAX airport with her son David Daniel Otunga Jr. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 25th February 2013

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Jennifer Hudson - Tuesday 14th June 2011 at The Early Show New York City, USA

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Jennifer Hudson - Jennifer Hudson and her son David Daniel Otunga Jr. Tuesday 14th June 2011 at The Early Show New York City, USA

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Jennifer Hudson and The Wizard of Oz - Tuesday 29th September 2009 at Central Park New York City, USA

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Jennifer Hudson - Saturday 7th February 2009 at Grammy Awards Beverly Hills, California

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Jennifer Hudson Friday 9th November 2007 Out magazine honors 100 most influential people in gay culture at Out 100 awards held at Cipriani's New York City, USA

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Jennifer Hudson

Date of birth

12th September, 1981

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Musician

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Sing Movie Review

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When young Winnie Madikizela first set eyes on lawyer and anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela in...

Black Nativity Trailer

Black Nativity Trailer

Langston Hughes is a street-smart teenager whose life gets complicated when his beloved mother, with...

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The Farrelly brothers return to the vacuously silly style of Dumb and Dumber for this...

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The Three Stooges Trailer

The Three Stooges is a comic caper, following the lives of three men who were...

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Caucasians, apparently, have no soul. Or heart. Or common sense. According to the movies, whenever...

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Whenever you bring a popular TV series to the big screen, you always face one...

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