PUBLISHED: 02:57, Mon, Feb 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 03:10, Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Ms Hudson dedicated her slot during the NBA All-star game to pay tribute to the recently deceased basketball legend, Kobe Bryant, and his daughter, Gianna. The pair died last month while, travelling to a basketball game, their helicopter crashed killing them and seven others.
Now, almost a month later, Ms Hudson has been praised for her performance in a tribute to the NBA star.
Many fans took to Twitter to express the overwhelming sadness the tribute instilled in them.
One user wrote: “Wow, just wow.”
Another said: “So powerful.
Jennifer Hudson has paid a touching tribute to Kobe Bryant during her slot at the NBA All-star game (Image: GETTY)
Many took to Twitter to express their overwhelming sadness at the tribute (Image: GETTY)
A third person wrote: “Jennifer Hudson everyone else.
“Holy smokes, that was powerful!”
The Oscar-winning singer gave viewers “goosebumps” as she sang on court in honour of Mr Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna’s death.
JUST IN: NBA All Star Game new format explained: What has been changed?
The piece was very dramatic with Hudson putting her all into