Jennifer Hudson: The Color Purple 'Holds a Special Place in My Heart' (VIDEO)

Jennifer Hudson's Secret to Staying Fit? Being an Active Parent!

Jennifer Hudson admits she doesn’t “workout much” due to her hectic schedule.

So, how does the former Weight Watchers ambassador maintain her svelte figure?

The multitalented mom says she keeps the weight off by staying active with her son David, who turns 6 this month, and monitoring what she eats.

Jennifer Hudson Is 'Very Nervous' for Her Broadway Debut in The Color Purple

It’s Jennifer Hudson’s world and we’re all just living in it.

The award-winning actress and skillful singer is taking her talents to Broadway this fall, playing Shug Avery in The Color Purple.

“[Broadway] is something I’ve always dreamed about,” Hudson tells PEOPLE at New York & Company’s Soho Jean Collection reveal on Tuesday. “I am very nervous because it’s a big step. It’s an industry that I’ve always respected.”

Jennifer Hudson Crashes Same-Sex Wedding in Texas

Jennifer Hudson just gave the ultimate wedding gift.

The singer, 33, surprised a same-sex couple with a special performance at their wedding at the W Dallas-Victory hotel in Texas on Wednesday.

Jamie Foxx Does Hilarious Impressions of Jennifer Hudson and John Legend on The Tonight Show

Jennifer Hudson Sings Her Hits with James Corden in Carpool Karaoke (Video)

If you ask us, Jennifer Hudson could be the most fun person to share a long car ride with. Ever.

Sean Hayes & Husband Lip Sync Iggy Azalea & Jennifer Hudson's 'Trouble'

We knew Sean Hayes could sing – he was nominated for a Tony Award a few years back after all. But it turns out he can lip sync with the best of them, too.

And so can his husband, Scott Icenogle!

The Insane Empire Finale as Told by 9 GIFs (and 3 Tweets)

Was there ever any doubt that the Empire finale would be absolutely bonkers?

In just two hours, Empire crammed in approximately six seasons’ worth of material – and we wouldn’t have it any other way.

The finale was a bit of a convoluted … not mess, per se, but certainly something that requires a brief recap. Here’s what happened in the season 1 finale of Empire, as told in 9 GIFs (and 3 Tweets!).

First Listen: Hear Jennifer Hudson's New Song for Empire

Empire is adding another superstar to its roster – Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson – and has the exclusive first listen to her new song featured on the show.

On the hit drama’s upcoming episode – airing Wednesday, March 11, on Fox at 9 p.m. ET – Hudson plays Michelle, who forms a new musical relationship with eldest son Andre, played by Trai Byers.

Hudson’s fellow Grammy winner Mary J. Blige also guest stars as a woman from the past of patriarch Lucious Lyon’s – played by Terrence Howard.