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Jennifer Hudson

The moment has arrived to talk about: A Jennifer Hudson album. After the “American Idol” also-ran blew away audiences with her turn as powerhouse diva Effie White in the 2006 musical “Dreamgirls,” (a performance that had Simon Cowell eating crow -- bonus!), Hudson’s eponymous debut album finally graces us this week. Somewhere, Beyonce is experiencing “Dreamgirls” deja vu. (Tuesday)Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times