Jennifer Hudson Getting Star On HWOF

(Hollywood, CA) -- Jennifer Hudson's rapid ascension in the entertainment industry continues with the news that she will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The actress-singer's star will be unveiled during a ceremony next Wednesday in front of the W Hollywood Hotel. Hudson shot to fame when she competed on the Fox reality show "American Idol," placing seventh. She won an Academy Award for her film debut in the 2006 hit "Dreamgirls" and took home a Grammy in 2009 for her self-titled debut album.