Jennifer Hudson Joining NBC’s ‘The Voice’

NBC has announced the one-time American Idol contestant will look to uncover potential singing stars when she joins fellow coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine and Miley Cyrus for the fall season of the reality singing competition.

Hudson, Fierstein To Star In NBC’s ‘Hairspray’

Jennifer Hudson and Harvey Fierstein have signed on to NBC’s Hairspray Live, the network’s next live Broadway musical. Hudson will play Motormouth Maybelle, while Fierstein will star as Edna Turnblad, the role he won a Tony for in the stage version. He will also write the teleplay.

Jennifer Hudson In Talks For ‘American Idol’ Judge