December 24, 2008 01:00 PM by Paulene Hinds
Actress, singer and American Idol alum, Jennifer Hudson, will make her first public appearance after the tragic shootings of her family members. On February 6, 2009 she will perform at the MusiCares person of the year gala.
She will join Tim McGraw, Josh Groban, Foo Fighters, and Coldplay on stage and sing a few Neil Diamond songs. The gala will be held two days before the Grammy Awards, which is set to air on Feb. 8, 2009 at the Los Angeles Staples Center.
Jennifer Hudson has received Grammy nominations for best R&B album for her self-titled album, best female R&B vocal performance, best R&B song for Spotlight and best R&B performance by a duo or group for her song with American Idol champ Fantasia Barrino, I’m His Only Woman.
This past month Jennifer Hudson released a statement after her Grammy nods and said, “It’s been a childhood dream of mine to release an album, so to receive four Grammy nominations is truly a blessing.” She added, “I am extremely honored and humbled by the nominations.”
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