Hudson, one of the most recognized "Idol" faces, placed seventh in the competition on season 3. She went on to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as a Golden Globe Award, a BAFTA Award, an NAACP Image Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, for her performance in the 2006 hit "Dreamgirls." Hudson, who welcomed a baby with pro-wrestler David Otunga in 2009, also appeared on the NBC television series "Smash" and released her third studio album "JHUD" on September 23, 2014. —XFINITY Entertainment Staff (Photos by Getty Images)
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