EGOT winner Jennifer Hudson has gained Excellent Host in a Speak or Information/Info (Sequence or Particular) – Particular person or Ensemble for The Jennifer Hudson Present.
The win was introduced throughout night time two of the 54th NAACP Picture Awards non-televised award classes.
The Jennifer Hudson Present premiered on Hudson’s fortieth birthday (Sept. 12, 2022), with founding American Idol host Simon Cowell as its first visitor.
In response to the present’s logline, the daytime speak present “aspires to carry individuals collectively and shine a lightweight on on a regular basis tales.”
The Jennifer Hudson Present has boasted dozens of friends, from music legends Dionne Warwick, Babyface, and Patti LaBelle, to performing staples like Octavia Spencer and Morris Chestnut.
Hudson additionally had Ledisi, Samara Pleasure and Rotimi as latest musical friends.
Earlier this month, Hudson celebrated the one hundredth episode of The Jennifer Hudson Present. Earlier than that, Hudson introduced the daytime speak present was renewed for a second season.
“Sure, it might be referred to as The Jennifer Hudson Present, however go searching this room — the crew, the workers — it’s so many individuals that’s right here every day, working like no one’s enterprise to tug this present collectively in order that I can come out right here and easily simply be Jennifer. And I’m so grateful,” stated Hudson in a heartfelt monologue.
“To you and to the viewers at dwelling, I need to thanks all for giving me your hearts. I like y’all a lot. Thanks for letting me into your houses, into your lives. You bless us simply the identical. It’s y’all power that lifts us up. So you will have simply as a lot of part of us being right here as us pushing and dealing as arduous as we do on this facet.”
Hudson added, “Y’all, The Jennifer Hudson Present has acquired renewed for season two.”
Final yr, Hudson gained two NAACP Picture Awards, Entertainer of the Yr and Excellent Actress in a Movement Image for her function as Aretha Franklin in Respect.
Hosted by Queen Latifah, the 54th NAACP Picture Awards will broadcast dwell from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET on BET.
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