Jennifer Hudson is an undeniable powerhouse in music. The Oscar-winner has taken over TV, radio, film and Broadway and now her career is coming full circle, thanks to her latest move. Hudson will join Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as a coach on NBC’s “The Voice” this fall.
The Grammy-winner is no stranger to singing competitions as she is, of course, an alumna of the 2004 cycle of “American Idol.” t season), finishing seventh in Season 3 back in 2004.
“Jennifer is an extraordinary vocal talent and one of the premier voices of our time,” NBC alternative and reality group president Paul Telegdy said in a statement. “She embodies the experience, expertise, positivity and sheer talent that The Voice stands for. Her exceptional skills as a singer and actress have extended to film, television, and Broadway, which makes her an incredible addition and a natural fit for our show.”
Hudson posted the news on her Instagram account, ecstatic in the opportunity:
“In tears thinking of what this means and represents to me and knowing and walking the journey! Wow, who would of thought after being a contestant, that one day, I would be sitting in one of those chairs from the U.K. To the u.s! Only God !!!! Oh but I made it !”