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Oh, say can you see Jennifer Hudson in Colorado?
The Oscar winner has been tapped to sing the national anthem Thursday, the night Barack Obama is set to address the increasingly star-studded Democratic National Convention for the first time as his party's official candidate for president of the United States.
Meaning, no more of that "presumptive nominee" stuff.
"She's thrilled and excited. It's a tremendous honor," said a rep for Hudson, who told E! Online's Marc Malkin in June that she'd be thrilled to stump for Obama.
"I'm so proud and excited for him. I haven't gotten a call from them yet, but he does have my support."
The convention, currently underway in Denver, is the destination du jour this week for, among others, bigtime Obama supporters such as Jennifer Lopez, Ben Affleck, Charlize Theron, George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Kanye West, Spike Lee, Susan Sarandon, and Annette Bening.
Bruce Springsteen will be on tap to close out the festivities Thursday night.