Who doesn't love Jennifer Hudson? After the singer cruised to the finals of American Idol's third season in 2004, she didn't win the grand prize competing against the eventual winner Fantasia Barrino, but the then 22-year-old certainly won America's hearts -- and ears.

Now, at 34, Hudson continues to break barriers. As a former spokesperson for Weight Watchers, the Dreamgirls actress lost an impressive 80 pounds -- showing us that she can be beautiful at any size. These days, she flaunts a slim and trim figure any chance she gets.

Her role in Dreamgirls in 2006 earned her both an Oscar and Golden Globe award, proving she possessed multifaceted talents. Hudson took on the role as Effie White and completely bodied the powerful song "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going." This also led to her becoming the first African-American singer to cover Vogue Magazine.

With three highly acclaimed albums under her belt featuring songs like the Stargate and Ne-Yo-produced "Spotlight" and "Think Like a Man" featuring Rick Ross and Ne-Yo, the Grammy Award-winning artist has continued to create music that touches listeners' souls. But her acting career is flourishing these days. She also appeared in the popular FOX series, Empire, and is continuing her acting career in Spike Lee's upcoming film Chiraq.

As her career continues to progress, the R&B singer makes sure she looks and feels good every step of the way. Whether she's showing off her voluptuous figure in a teeny-weeny yellow bikini or a little black dress, she stands fierce in both pixie cuts and long tresses. It's no wonder she has her fiance, professional wrestler and Harvard Law School grad, David Otunga, making her chocolate chip cookies and possibly kissing window displays of her picture.

The Chicago native even has a day dedicated to greatness in her hometown dubbed Jennifer Hudson Day, which takes place on March 6. Not to mention, she's been described as a friend of President Barack Obama before performing at the White House in 2010. Jennifer Hudson is clearly the ultimate #WCW. Check out 10 Hottest Instagram Photos of Jennifer Hudson below.

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