*Jennifer Hudson is on the cover of the September issue of Michigan Avenue Magazine. She also helped the publication celebrate its two-year anniversary in Hudson’s hometown, Chicago, IL on Tuesday night, where she performed “I will Always Love you.”

She’s also readying her sophomore album to be released in 2011. She recently met with Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz to talk about a possible duet.

Hudson is looking good, especially since she lost so much weight. She says she feels better than ever.

“I never knew I could get to this size and I don’t know how many weight loss attempts I’ve had. It’s a life changing process, you must exercise to maintain it and stay in that way.”