Jennifer Hudson, Where You At
Jennifer Hudson takes a lover to task for broken promises and other transgressions on "Where You At," the first single from her sophomore album, "I Remember Me." Drawing from the same classic R&B that produced Kelly's recent hit, "When a Woman Loves," this ballad caters directly to Hudson's Aretha-esque vocals that first wowed folks on "American Idol" and later on the singer's Grammy Award-winning debut album. The slimmed-down Weight Watchers spokeswoman shows her big voice has lost none of its luster as her frustration builds to an emotional crescendo. "You made my future look bright/And I believed every word/I went to sleep on the clouds and woke up in the dirt," she sings. Hudson and the background singers then shift into call-and-response on the accusatory hook, "Where you at?" Providing the musical backdrop is a sparse, drum-driven track that allows Hudson to shine.