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Hudson was nominated for her performance in the film, but lost to Queen Latifah.
The film also received eight nominations at the 2009 NAACP Image Awards, including a nomination for Hudson for her performance.
In September 2006, Hudson performed the song, "Over It," live on Fox Chicago Morning News.
In the interview she stated the song would be included on her debut album, to be released in early 2007; however, this was before she was signed to a record label.
In May 2010, the Los Angeles Times claimed Hudson to be the third greatest Idol contestant in the history of the show, placing behind season one winner Kelly Clarkson and season four winner Carrie Underwood.
In one of her first appearances on a record, Hudson is featured in a duet, "The Future Ain't What It Used to Be", on Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose.
Hudson received her second Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album in 2017 as a cast member on The Color Purple.The BAFTA Award went missing and Hudson did not receive her award until April 22, 2011, when it was presented to her on the Graham Norton Show. Entertainment Weekly put her performance on its end-of-the-decade, "best-of" list, saying, "Sure, Beyoncé's performance was great. But there was really only one reason we all rushed to see 2006's Dreamgirls: Jennifer Hudson's soul-to-the-rafters rendition of the classic 'And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going'.On February 25, 2007, she won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film. When she sang 'You're gonna love me,' it wasn't just a lyric — it was a fact." In October 2008, Hudson made her third film appearance in The Secret Life of Bees as Rosaleen, the mother figure of Lily Owens (Dakota Fanning).She was released from her five-year contract with Righteous Records so that she could appear on American Idol in 2004.Hudson auditioned for the third season of American Idol in Atlanta commenting that she had been singing on Disney Cruise Lines (aboard the Disney Wonder) for the past few months (as one of the Muses from Hercules); and contestant judge Randy Jackson said, "We're expecting more than a cruise ship performance from you." Hudson received the highest number of votes in the "Top 9" after her performance of Elton John's "Circle of Life" on April 6, 2004, but two weeks later was eliminated during the "Top 7" show after performing Barry Manilow's, "Weekend in New England." The bottom three consisting of three African-American women led to controversy.
Hudson was the subject of significant media attention in 2008 when her mother, brother, and nephew were killed in a shooting.