jennifer hudson & david otunga*Later this year, Jennifer Hudson and fiancée David Otunga will tie the knot, after three years of engagement.

It’ll be perfect because the singer is planning her dream wedding right in the heart of her hometown Chicago.

“Jennifer loves spending time downtown. I wouldn’t be surprised if she had it in the heart of the city,” said an insider. “There will be around 500 guests. She feels she deserves to have a big, gorgeous wedding, since she’s waited for so long. She’s giddy with excitement!”

The wedding was put off following the tragic murders of her family members in 2008. Although the Hudson family is still grieving and they are suffering through the case, the singer and her man will move forward to finally exchange their vows at the Trump International Hotel & Tower in downtown Chicago.