POLL: Which Aretha Songs Should Divas Sing at GRAMMY Tribute?

By now you’ve all heard that Yolanda Adams, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride, and Florence Welch (of Florence & The Machine fame) will come together to tribute the legendary Aretha Franklin at this Sunday’s GRAMMY Awards, airing LIVE on CBS at 8PM EST! THE QUESTION IS… Which Aretha classic should each diva sing?   … Continue reading

Top Songs of ’10: Jennifer Hudson & The Roots – “Let It Be” (live)

Starting today I’ll be posting TheWaitingRoom‘s Top 20 Songs of 2010. From today until Dec. 30th a song will be posted each day in the order they were released throughout the year. On the final day of 2010, Dec. 31st, my top 5 songs of the entire year will be posted. As with any year-end list, … Continue reading

John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED

Thursday night at 9PM EST, YouTube, VEVO, and American Express hosted the live streaming concert, John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED – with direction from Spike Lee, and guest appearances from C.L. Smooth, Estelle, Common, Melanie Fiona, and Jennifer Hudson taking it to church(!) during an encore. The streaming concert event, which took place in … Continue reading

Over the Rainbow

Watch Jennifer Hudson perform a great soulful rendition of the classic “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” from last night’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ event in NYC’s Central Park, put on by Netflix. In celebration of the film’s 70th anniversary, Netflix is also streaming the newly released digitally remastered version for free all day Sunday, Oct. 3rd – get more info … Continue reading

If This Isn’t Love

Watch the music video for Jennifer Hudson‘s latest single, “If This Isn’t Love” – lookin’ good Ms. Hudson. I’m glad to see she didn’t let those tragic events bring her down – she seems more focused than ever! Oh, and congrats to her on winning the Grammy for BEST R&B ALBUM this past Sunday at … Continue reading

Crazy Sexy Cool

Two new tracks leaked today featuring three of the freshest and most recognizable female voices in R&B right now, (and ironically all three are signed to J Records – word to Clive Davis). Perhaps even more intriguing about these girls though, is how each of them defies the status-quo of what a female singer is … Continue reading

Dream Girl

On September 30th, J Records is hoping Jennifer Hudson‘s public popularity will equal record sales with the release of her self-titled debut album. We all know her as the thick girl from American Idol who popped up a few years later in an Oscar-winning turn in the hit film ‘Dreamgirls’. While many doubted J.Hud’s voice could “do” … Continue reading