Listen Live
The Light 103.9 Featured Video

Watch the RESPECT Announcement Piece Now

on Jennifer Hudson’s Channels:

Instagram | Twitter | Facebook

FOX's 'American Idol' Season 15 - Finale

Source: FOX / Getty


In theaters October 9, 2020

Following the rise of Aretha Franklin’s career from a child singing in her father’s church’s choir to her international superstardom,

RESPECT is the remarkable true story of the music icon’s journey to find her voice.

DIRECTOR: Liesl Tommy

WRITTEN BY: Tracey Scott Wilson

PRODUCERS: Scott Bernstein, Harvey Mason Jr.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Stacy Sher, Sue Baden-Powell, Aaron L. Gilbert and Jason Cloth

CAST: Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Marlon Wayans, Audra McDonald, Marc Maron, Tituss Burgess, Saycon Sengbloh, Hailey Kilgore, Tate Donovan, Heather Headley, Skye Dakota Turner, and Mary J. Blige

See and hear Jennifer Hudson for the first time as Aretha Franklin in RESPECT  was originally published on