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Music Cred: This high-octane singer has made a long trek since her “American Idol” days and really busted out after her gut-wrenching performance in 2006’s “Dreamgirls,” giving co-star Beyonce Knowles a run for her money. She’s released a No. 1 album since and is aiming for another with forthcoming sophomore set “I Remember Me.
Movie Cred: An Academy Award is an obvious gold star on her résumé, as were her roles in “Fragments,” “The Secret Life of Bees” and (*cough*) “Sex in the City 2.”
Chances: Hudson’s triumphed over numerous personal tragedies and still managed to keep her career together, establishing herself as a musician and actress almost simultaneously. She’s dropped a lot of weight for a leading lady look and a crowd on her side hoping for a happy ending. She could bring some cred to the spot.