Jennifer Hudson will make her first public appearance since the tragic
deaths of her mother, brother and nephew at the MusiCares Person of the Year
gala in February.
The 27-year-old star - who has been in hiding since mom Darnell Donerson
Hudson, sibling Jason Hudson and seven-year-old nephew Julian King were shot in
October - will perform a selection of Neil Diamond songs at the event, to be
held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Other stars to grace the stage at the concert on February 6 include Coldplay,
the Foo Fighters, Josh Groban and Tim McGraw ahead of the 51st annual Grammy
Awards in Los Angeles' Staples Center on February 8.
Jennifer is said to be ready to get her life and career back on track
following the tragedy. Earlier this month, she was due to shoot a rescheduled
video for her new single "If It Isn't Love" - which was originally set to happen
around the time of the deaths.
However, Jennifer pulled out of filming the promo amid reports she was still
too emotionally distressed about the murders. Jennifer's brother-in-law William
Balfour - the estranged husband of Jennifer's sister Julia - has been charged
with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of home