Jennifer Hudson

Ariana Grande Joins Hairspray Live! Cast
Grande will star alongside Harvey Fierstein and Kristin Chenoweth.
Kristin Chenoweth Joins NBC's Hairspray Live!
Chenoweth will take on a villainous role in the upcoming broadcast of the Tony-winning musical.
Meet Maddie Baillio, the Student-Turned-Star of Hairspray Live!
Two weeks ago she was studying for finals, and now she's Tracy Turnblad.
Hairspray Live! Discovers Its Tracy Turnblad at an Open Call
NBC has named the leading lady to star in its next live musical.
Flashback Friday: Rosie O'Donnell Predicts a Tony Award for Heather Headley
For The Color Purple's newest Shug Avery, belting her face off is "Easy as Life."
Aida Tony Winner Heather Headley Takes Her First Bow in Broadway's Color Purple
The actress and Grammy-winning recording artist makes her return to Broadway.
Heather Headley Joins The Color Purple on Broadway
Headley replaces Jennifer Hudson in the role of Shug Avery tonight.
Jennifer Hudson Set to Play Final Performance as The Color Purple's Shug Avery
Tony and Grammy winner Heather Headley will replace Hudson in the role.
Martin Short and Derek Hough Join the Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!
Harvey Fierstein and Jennifer Hudson have also been announced to star.