Jennifer Hudson Lends Voice To OWN Network Theme Song

A legendary songwriter. Two legendary singers. And Oprah Winfrey...just plain legend.

It all comes together in You Will, the new network anthem for Oprah's OWN, penned by Diane Warren and belted by power singers Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles in their first-ever duet.

"What a gift!" enthused Oprah.

The Oprah Winfrey Network announced Monday that the single will be released by RCA Records and available for purchase and streaming beginning Tuesday.

It will premiere on OWN at 9 p.m. ET/PT during the season finale of the series The Haves and the Have Nots. It will be available to stream on, and for purchase on sites such as iTunes, Spotify, Amazon Music and Google Play.

The music video will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the song's recording session.

"I was so touched when Diane Warren came to me and said she wrote a song with OWN in mind," said Oprah. "And then to have Jennifer Hudson and Jennifer Nettles bring the song to life with their stunning collaboration…what a gift."

"The sentiment of my song is that you should never give up on your dreams, own every breath, own every minute, go live a life that's got no limits," Warren said. "You can do anything. It's as simple as never think you won't, and you will."

"It is always incredible to work with the incomparable Diane Warren, who is consistently creating music that so many people can relate to," said Hudson, the former American Idol contestant who went on to win an Oscar for Dreamgirls.

Nettles, the country music star who is lead vocalist for the duo Sugarland, added she's inspired by the song and by Oprah.

"Like the OWN network, this song encourages us all to boldly dream," she said. "I am thrilled to be able to give voice to this wonderful song with such a gifted duet partner as Jennifer, and to celebrate OWN through music."


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