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Jennifer Hudson to Entertain at SHRM Annual Conference

Magazine article HRMagazine

Jennifer Hudson to Entertain at SHRM Annual Conference

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Singer and actress Jennifer Hudson will perform June 30 at the SHRM 2015 Annual Conference & Exposition in Las Vegas.

The Chicago native grabbed public attention in 2004 at age 22 when she became a season 3 finalist on "American Idol," finishing in seventh place. She has since appeared on stages worldwide.

In 2007, she was the winner of the "Soul Train" Sammy Davis Jr. Award for Entertainer of the Year, and she won Academy and Golden Globe awards for her portrayal of a Motown singer in the movie "Dreamgirls."

In 2008, her debut album snagged a Grammy as best rhythm-andblues album, and she appeared on film in "The Secret Life of Bees" with Queen Latifah and Alicia Keys and in the "Sex and the City" movie with Sarah Jessica Parker. Two years ago, the Hollywood Chamber awarded her a star on its Walk of Fame.

Her first album has sold more than 1. …

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