Jennifer Hudson to sing anthem at Democratic National Convention
UPI News Service, 08/25/2008
Actress and singer Jennifer Hudson is set to sing the national anthem on the closing night of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, sources say.
Hudson, who snared the 2006 best supporting actress Academy Award for the movie "Dreamgirls," will sing the anthem Thursday at the request of likely Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., Access Hollywood reported citing unnamed sources Monday.
Obama will accept the Democratic Party presidential nomination that night outdoors at Denver's Invesco Field.