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Jennifer Hudson reunites with Beyoncé at iHeartRadio music awards

Beyoncé advocates for artistic freedom and innovation in award speech

By Web Desk
April 04, 2024
Fans go wild as Jennifer Hudson and Beyoncé reunite.
Fans go wild as Jennifer Hudson and Beyoncé reunite.

Jennifer Hudson and her former Dreamgirls co-star Beyoncé shared a radiant reunion at the iHeartRadio Music Awards in Los Angeles on Monday, marking nearly two decades since their collaboration on the 2006 hit film, adapted from the Broadway musical. 

Hudson showed her support for her longtime friend as Beyoncé received the Innovator Award.

Expressing her joy, Hudson, who officially joined the elite EGOT club in 2022, took to Instagram to commemorate the occasion. 

She wrote, "I am so happy I got to be there to cheer on my Dreamgirls sister as she received the @iheartradio Innovator Award!!! Congratulations on such a well-deserved recognition! Love u @Beyonce!!!" 

Alongside her message, she shared an image of the duo standing side-by-side with their arms around each other, capturing the essence of their enduring friendship.

Furthermore, she uploaded a video backstage, flaunting the heartwarming moment as they embraced in a hug.

The Grammy-winning singer, known for hits like Texas Hold 'Em, complimented Hudson on her rendition of the Believe duet with Cher.

The exchange garnered attention on social media, with fans flooding Hudson's comment section with messages celebrating the duo as "two living legends."

Comments such as "What's Better than One QUEEN ... TWO" and "Fine I'll go watch Dreamgirls for the 5,000th time" showcased the enduring impact of their collaboration. 

Many fans referred to them by their character names from Dreamgirls, Effie White and Deena Jones.