Monday, May 19, 2008

DEBUT JENNIFER HUDSON ALBUM DUE IN SEPTEMBER

Academy Award-winning actress/former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson will release her debut album, a self-titled affair, in September via Arista Records. The first single, "Spotlight," will impact U.S. radio outlets on June 9 and be available for sale via digital outlets the following day.

"Spotlight" was written by Ne-Yo, who co-produced along with Stargate. Additional contributors on the album include Timbaland, Robin Thicke, the Underdogs, Diane Warren and Christopher "Tricky" Stewart, among others.

"I think people will be pleasantly surprised, because it shows a side of my work that no one has heard before," Hudson says of the new album.

Take a sneak peek at "Spotlight" right here:

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