Jennifer Hudson Releases Powerful “Burden Down” Music Video

Jennifer Hudson "Burden Down" single cover art

American Idol season 3 alum Jennifer Hudson returns with her brand new single “Burden Down,” as well as a powerful music video, directed by Sam Lecca. “Burden Down,” her most powerful and personal work to date, serves as the first single from her anxiously awaited fourth full-length album due out next year.

The release caps off a busy year for the singer/actress that included a turn on The Color Purple (New Broadway Cast Recording) Album, she earned a GRAMMY® in the category of Best Musical Theater Album and a Daytime Emmy® for “Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program.” Plus, she coached both the UK and US versions of The Voice this year. As a coach on the UK The Voice, Jennifer mentored the winning singer, Mo Adeniran.

On Tuesday (Dec 12) Jennifer debuted “Burden Down” on The Voice Top 8 results show. Download the song at iTunes and Amazon.

Watch the “Burden Down” music video here.

Here’s her performance on The Voice.

About mj santilli 35012 Articles
Founder and editor of, home of the awesomest fan community on the net. I love cheesy singing shows of all kinds, whether reality or scripted. I adore American Idol, but also love The Voice, Glee, X Factor and more!