Jennifer Hudson Snags Academy Award Nomination

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It comes as no surprise, but is still great news worth reporting:

Jennifer Hudson has been nominated for the Academy Award of Best Supporting Actress.

The American Idol star is considered the favorite in the field over: Adriana Barraza, Rinko Kikuchi, Cate Blanchett and Abigail Breslin.

We wish Jennifer the best of luck! Here she is with Dreamgirls co-stars:

Hudson and Friends

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