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Jennifer Hudson is on a roll lately with a role in one of this year's biggest films, Sex and the City and her debut album finally scheduled to be released this September. Her first single, "Spotlight" is a mid tempo track that's pretty catchy, I really like the chorus. It didn't blow me away at first listen the way "Stand Up" did, though. I still want more, I want to hear what her sound became...

LISTEN: Jennifer Hudson - "Spotlight"

In a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, she dishes on the new album...
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Your album is done?

JENNIFER HUDSON: Finally! The album! Really, this is what I've been waiting for, dreaming of my whole life. It's just a matter of narrowing down [the song choices]. I've got the jitters because it's my first album and a lot of people don't realize that. Everybody thinks I did that already: ''This is your second or third album.'' I'm like, No, this is my first album.

Congratulations! But it's been over four years since Idol — why did it take so long to finish?

Because I didn't expect to be a singer and an actress. I've been very busy. I've shot three films. And I told my team I want to put my attention on one or the other. When I'm acting I don't sing, and when I'm recording I'm not acting.

Read the full Q&A at