ATLANTA (AP) — With her first solo album in two decades, Jennifer Holliday is on the comeback trail. But the singer, best known for her Tony-winning performance as Effie in the original Broadway production of “Dreamgirls” and the iconic rendition of “And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going,” wasn’t always sure she wanted her career resurrected. 707 more words
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She is a Tony and Grammy award-winning singer/actress, Billboard chart-topping artist, and a self-described “Broadway Baby.” She may be best known for originating the role of “Effie Melody White” in the groundbreaking play “Dreamgirls.” Her career has spanned 30 plus years, with her battling personal health issues, including being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis 17 years ago. 1,083 more words