Tag Archives: Dreamgirls

  • Jennifer Holliday Talks Pop Music Return and MS Diagnosis

    Sep 28, 14 by Qwest7 2 Comments

    *Sangin’ fans rejoice! After 23 years of being away, Jennifer Holliday has returned to music with a new album. The Tony- and Grammy-winning entertainer’s latest release, “The Song Is You.” The 15-song self-produced album of R&B, jazz and pop standards marks a welcome return for the Holliday, who is best known for her classic rendition […]

  • J-Hud on Beyonce: ‘I Have Parties Whenever She Does Anything’ (Watch)

    Sep 25, 14 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Jennifer Hudson was the guest on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” last night, and the subject of her relationship with Beyonce came up on the program’s aftershow. One caller asked whether her “Dreamgirls” co-star gave her advice on the set of the 2006 film, which was Hudson’s acting debut. “I just remember her telling me, ‘You have […]

  • ‘American Idol’: Malaya Watson Cried Even More After the Show

    Apr 11, 14 by Cherie Saunders 5 Comments

    *It’s hard to watch any 16-year-old kid break down, even if America thought she was the worst singer this week in a crop of disappointing finalists this year on “American Idol.” Malaya Watson, the wild-haired tuba player from Southfield, Mich, sobbed her way through a goodbye performance of “I Am Changing” from “Dreamgirls” during Thursday’s […]

  • Jennifer Hudson Says ‘Black Nativity’ Role was ‘Close to Home’

    Nov 8, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    * Jennifer Hudson says “Black Nativity” was one of dozens of musicals sent to her in the years after winning an Academy Award for “Dreamgirls.” She had turned them all down in favor of more dramatic fare, like “The Secret Life of Bees,” “Winnie Mandela” and the forthcoming “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete.” But […]

  • Eddie Murphy, Snoop Lion Record Reggae Track ‘Redlight’ (Video)

    Jun 28, 13 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *Eddie Murphy and rapper-turned-reggae star Snoop Lion hit the studio together to record a reggae track titled, “Redlight.” The pair filmed themselves in the studio for a music video that was posted on YouTube. [Scroll down to watch.] The purpose of the track is not yet clear, however Snoop mentioned back in May that he […]

  • New Play Inspired by Michael Jackson’s Back Story

    Dec 22, 12 by Brittney M. Walker Leave a comment

    *Team Michael Jackson is steady strong creating new things to keep his memory alive. Next on their project list is a stage musical about what it took to make him a star. Producers are calling it a cross between “Goodfellas” and “Dreamgirls.” “We want this project to be a compelling, gritty, entertaining tale, that tells […]