People’s Choice Awards 2014: Jennifer Hudson to be Honored as Favorite Humanitarian!

By Josh Sorokach | 12:30 pm on January 7, 2014

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Last week we asked you to speculate about the recipient of this year’s People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian, and today we can officially announce that the honoree is platinum-selling artist Jennifer Hudson! Hudson, a Grammy and Academy Award winner, will add the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian honor — presented by Walgreens — to her ever-expanding list of accomplishments during the 2014 People’s Choice Awards telecast live from the Nokia Theater Wednesday night.

The eclectic star was chosen as this year’s recipient in recognition of her work with the Julian D. King Gift Foundation, an organization she formed in 2009 with her sister, Julia Hudson in honor of their nephew, Julian King. The foundation works to provide stability and positive experiences for children of all backgrounds so that they may grow to become productive, confident and happy adults, able to be positive influences on their communities, according to a release.

“Thank you for honoring me with the Favorite Humanitarian Award,” said Hudson in a statement. “My sister Julia and I were raised with the belief that helping others was always very important. I am so grateful that the People’s Choice Awards and Walgreens have come together in the same spirit. This spotlight will provide us with the opportunity to share all the amazing work being done by the Julian D. King Gift Foundation for children in the city of Chicago and around the United States.”

Hudson will accept the award at the show on Wednesday night.

To help the Julian D King Gift Foundation, download the FREE Walgreens mobile app and click on the People’s Choice icon. A $1 donation will be made for every click.

The People’s Choice Awards will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theater in L.A Wednesday, January 8th at 9/8 central.

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12 Responses

  1. Modesta says:

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  3. Terry says:

    Well I am sick and tired of ANY time a White person says or does something that’s all we hear so I am going to start standing up for the white man and just show who the racist one’s are it the blacks not the whites.

  4. jojo says:

    @terry…its an ALL BLACK CHURCH, SCHOOL, ETC…shame on you for name calling, she is doing this for her slain nephew, mother and brother@@@@…know the facts b4 you open your MOUTH

  5. Angela Barry says:

    Cudos on heppin the chilren BUT charity begins at home. You standing there having lost all that weight BUT you Jennifer Hudson left your own sister out still carrying all that weight. What’s wrong with this picture???????

  6. Terry says:

    I didn’t see one white person in the video Jennifer MUST be racist if they where all white that all we would be hearing racist racist racist.

  7. sterling2005 says:

    Congratulations Jennifer!!! Beutiful dress and a big Flash!!

  8. sterling2005 says:

    Congratulations Jennifer but sorry thas was a big Flash !!!

  9. Betsy considine says:

    WHERE IS BLACKLIST???? Great show

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  11. ADJ says:

    Julia Hudson was the mother of Jennifer’s nephew, Julian King

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