Jennifer Kate Hudson is an American singer and actress. Throughout her career, she has received various accolades for her works in recorded music, film, television and theater. Hudson became the youngest woman and second black woman to receive all four of the major American entertainment awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony (EGOT). She also received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2013. Time named her one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2020.