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Review: 'Black Nativity' is a ho ho holy mess Special

American Thanksgiving traditionally marks the beginning of the holiday movie season, with studios starting to trot out their awards-bait films as well as their festive-themed offerings.

Killer of Jennifer Hudson’s 3 family members, gets 3 life terms

Chicago - William Balfour, the estranged brother in law of Oscar-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson, was sentenced Tuesday to three consecutive life terms for killing Hudson’s mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew.

Jennifer Hudson's brother-in-law guilty of murdering her family

A Chicago jury deliberated for three days to convict Oscar-award winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson's former brother-in-law for the chilling murders that gripped a nation more than three years ago.

After the verdict: Jennifer Hudson's message to murderer Balfour

Jennifer Hudson and her sister, Julia, released a statement regarding Friday's guilty verdict of William Balfour for murdering their mother, brother and Julia Hudson’s 7-year-old son on October 24, 2008.

Op-Ed: Rabin murder plot conspirator released from gaol

Tel Aviv - On November 4, 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was gunned down by Yigal Amir. Earlier this month, Amir's brother and fellow conspirator was released from gaol.

American Idol and Jackson, Lopez and Tyler set for Season 11

After two seasons of waning numbers 'American Idol' picked up last season and heads into its 11th season on Wed., Jan. 18, 2012 with great expectations. The show has competition but it also has a returning panel that America seemed to love.

Op-Ed: Christina Aguilera gives redemptive performance at Grammy Awards

She was fire and ice at the Grammys. In a tribute to Aretha Franklin, Christina Aguilera paid her penance proud, singing notes that soared almost to heaven as she proved redemptive of her performance of the national anthem just one week ago.

Aretha Franklin, Melveen Leed to be Honored 2011 Special

Two senior women in two worlds of music will be honored in 2011: Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, at the Grammy Awards on February 13, and later in the year Melveen Leed, Hawaii's Queen of Country.

Katrina Darrell Loses in Bikini, But Might Make It With Playboy

Katrina Darrell didn’t make it on American Idol, but she’ll have more than those 15 proverbial minutes of fame, if Playboy comes through as hoped.

Jennifer Hudson Gives Stunning Performance at Super Bowl

In one of the most stunning renditions of song, Jennifer Hudson brought an eager Super Bowl crowd to shouts and tears in her rendition of the Star Spangled Banner on Super Bowl Sunday.

Jennifer Hudson Chosen to Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl

Jennifer Hudson will step beyond grief to sing the National Anthem at this year's Super Bowl. This young woman captured the nation with her super star talent on American Idol.

Body of Young Boy Found in SUV in Chicago, May Be Hudson's Nephew

Police have been searching for the 7-year-old nephew of Jennifer Hudson since Friday. Julian King was reported missing, as authorities searched for a suburban. This morning, the body of a young black boy was found in an SUV.

Suspect Arrested in Jennifer Hudson Family Killings

Chicago Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of Jennifer Hudson’s mother and brother. They speculate the killings were domestic related.

Jennifer Hudson's Mother Killed

TMZ is reporting that Jennifer Hudson's mother was found shot dead today in her home in Chicago. There were two victims found at the scene and a neighbor reports that the other victim is Jennifer's brother.

Hudson Turns Down $3 Million Movie Role

Jennifer Hudson turns down movie role because..

Simon Cowell Trashes Jennifer Hudson and Taylor Hicks

Simon Cowell says American Idol Show is not a stepping stone, it is a huge opportunity for stars like Jennifer Hudson and Taylor Hicks.

When one door closes, another opens

Never has that been truer than in the case of Jennifer Hudson, 2007 Oscar winner of best supporting actress.

Knowles and Hudson: The real reason between the Dreamgirls riff

Finally, it seems, the reason between the riff of Dreamgirls stars Beyonce Knowles and Jennifer Hudson, may be solved.

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Jennifer Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson,57,(L) her brother Jason Hudson, 29, (C) and her 7-year-old nephew Julian King(R)
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Jennifer Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, (L) Jennifer Hudson (R)
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Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson at the 83rd Academy Awards
Grammy- and Oscar-winning singer and actress Jennifer Hudson at the 83rd Academy Awards
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Jennifer Hudson's mother Darnell Donerson, (L) Jennifer Hudson (R)
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A scene from 'Winnie'
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