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Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks


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Birth Name :

Jordin Brianna Sparks

Birth Date :

December 22, 1989

Birth Place :

Staten Island, New York, USA

Claim to fame :

Winner of 6th season of "American Idol"


Post crowned the sixth season's Idol winner, Jordin Sparks feels the pressure of being famous starts settling in. Besides criticized for being an unhealthy image of youngsters, she has to attend numerous interviews, keep smiling for the camera plus endure the responsibility of working on a new record. The 17-years old singer has already the Thanksgiving deadline for the debut album while having little clue of what genre she should pick. "I listen to Nat King Cole and Patsy Cline and Bon Jovi and Heart and NSYNC and Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and Justin Timberlake too. "Before starting the work of this album, Jordin will have to deal with a joint tour with fellow sixth season contestants first that kicks off July 6. She continued, "It's going to be really insane during the summer doing the tour and flying in and out to record. We're going to 56 cities, and we'll be out till September. I'm praying my voice keeps up."

Is the youngest contestant on the sixth season of the reality television show American Idol, Jordin Sparks proves age would never let her down pursuing music. And at 17, the young, beautiful, and talented New York native has even become the youngest winner in American Idol history as of May 23, 2007. Bestowed the coveted title along with a recording contract with Arista Records, the teenager offbeat her on-stage older male rival Blake Lewis, who reluctantly had to feel satisfied with only a runner-up predicate.

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Stars to Watch at 2014 Billboard Music Awards Red Carpet

May 19, 2014 01:00:29 GMT

looked healthy and happy as she hit the red carpet of 2014 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 18. The formerly rehabbed singer stole the attention with a strapless white flare gown featuring a black silk chiffon and a big black bow on the rear.

Jordin Sparks Is Bloody and Messy in 'CSI' Photo

November 19, 2013 08:31:03 GMT

may be the victim in the next episode of "". A picture from the said outing has recently landed online via Entertainment Weekly, giving a look at her covered in blood and holding what looks like a broken bottle seemingly to defend herself. Her blouse is unbuttoned.

Jason Derulo Proposes to Girlfriend Jordin Sparks in 'Marry Me' Music Video

September 24, 2013 04:52:01 GMT

is asking her girlfriend to marry him in the new music video for his "Marry Me". The video sees Derulo and his on-screen and off-screen girlfriend, , sharing intimate moments in bed, kitchen and bathtub.

Jason Derulo and Girlfriend Jordin Sparks Release 'Vertigo'

September 19, 2013 09:07:47 GMT

After singing about girlfriend in new single "Marry Me", is joined by the "" winner to release a romantic collaboration track called "Vertigo". The piano ballad features the couple singing about falling in love with each other.

Jordin Sparks Debuts New Single 'Skipping a Beat'

August 02, 2013 06:00:10 GMT

"" season six grand champion is back with a new single after four long years since her 2009 sophomore album "". Entitled "Skipping a Beat", the track got released on Thursday, August 1, after a week-long teasing done by the 23-year-old singer on her Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Jason Derulo Addresses Engagement Plan, Says Jordin Sparks Has Started Ring Shopping

April 18, 2013 04:40:22 GMT

It seems like and are ready to take their relationship to the next level. When visiting to debut his new single "The Other Side", the couple answers, though coyly, a question about engagement plan.

Charlie Sheen Urges Suspected Cop Killer Christopher Dorner to Call Him

February 10, 2013 15:10:12 GMT

tried to reach out to wanted man Christopher Dorner who's suspected of killing three people. After learning that he got a shout-out from the former LAPD officer, the "" star posted a video message online urging the ex-cop to call him.

Rihanna Pictured Snuggling Up to Chris Brown at Roc Nation Pre-Grammy Brunch

February 10, 2013 14:03:58 GMT

was spotted cozying up to her on-off boyfriend . The lovebirds were not shy to display their affection towards each other as they were caught on camera getting lovey dovey when attending Roc Nation Pre-Grammy brunch at Soho House on Saturday, February 9 in West Hollywood, California.

'Argo' Wins Scripter Award From USC Libraries

February 10, 2013 13:07:55 GMT

"" is unstoppable. After winning big at Golden Globe, Producers Guild, Directors Guild and Screen Actors Guild Awards, the movie directed and co-produced by now takes home a prize for best adapted screenplay at the 25th annual USC Libraries Scripter Awards.

Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry and Jordin Sparks Dazzle at Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party 2013

February 10, 2013 12:20:07 GMT

A number of stars flocked into the Beverly Hilton Hotel in California Saturday night, February 9 for Clive Davis-hosted gala ahead of the upcoming 55th annual Grammy Awards. , and were among the Hollywood beauties who lighted up the room with their stylish and sophisticated looks.

Miley Cyrus Performs at VH1 Divas 2012, Jordin Sparks Leads Tribute to Whitney Houston

December 17, 2012 08:19:20 GMT

Sporting a platinum blonde hairdo and wearing a skintight long-sleeved ensemble that revealed her toned abs, rocked the 2012 VH1 Divas stage from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles with her rendition of Billy Idol's "Rebel Yell". After an introduction by "" star NeNe Leakes, Cyrus sang on the edge of the stage under a spotlight, before she dived backwards onto the audience and did some crowd-surfing.

Jennifer Lawrence: I Am Considered Fat in Hollywood

November 09, 2012 03:11:39 GMT

refuses to slim down just so that she lands a part in a movie. The Katnis Everdeen of "", who was criticized by some earlier this year for looking well-fed in her portrayal of the heroine in the movie, is aware that in Hollywood, she's considered full-figured.

Adam Lambert to Host 'VH1 Divas' as Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato and Jordin Sparks Set to Perform

November 09, 2012 03:03:18 GMT

The ultimate diva event of the year will get some testosterone into its system as pop rocker is confirmed to host "VH1 Divas" on December 16. The show will also feature performances from , , , , and .

'The Glee Project' Season 2 Winner Is Blake Jenner

August 15, 2012 03:36:27 GMT

Blake Jenner has secured a role in the fourth season of "" as he came out as the champion of "" season 2. In the episode aired Tuesday night, August 14, he managed to win the judges' favor after competing in a series of tasks with two other finalists Ali Stroker and Aylin Bayramoglu.

Jordin Sparks, Tika Sumpter and Carmen Ejogo Stun at 'Sparkle' Premiere

August 15, 2012 03:33:39 GMT

A few days before it opens in cinemas Stateside, "" threw its premiere in New York on Tuesday night, August 14. Held at the Tribeca Grand Hotel, the special screening event was attended by the motown drama's beautiful leading actresses , and Carmen Ejogo.

Whitney Houston Has Argument With Jordin Sparks in First 'Sparkle' Clip

August 04, 2012 04:36:45 GMT

is featured prominently in the first clip of her last movie, "". In it, the late diva is seen having an argument with her on-screen daughter . The mother is seen sticking to her strict household rules and not allowing the daughter to pursue music career, but the younger lady insists that she must explore her talent.

Video: Jordin Sparks Given a Thong at Teen Choice Awards 2012

July 23, 2012 04:03:57 GMT

got a special gift from one of her co-presenters at this year's Teen Choice Awards. She took the stage with "" hunk and "" hottie . The two men said they were not the characters they were playing, but then a thong was presented to her by one of the men.

Video Premiere: Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston's 'Celebrate' From 'Sparkle'

June 28, 2012 02:26:53 GMT

A music video made in support of and 's duet "Celebrate" has arrived in full. In the clip, the "Battlefield" songstress is featured having fun together with her "" co-stars, including , , Goapele, Carmen Ejogo and , as they dance at a house party.

Behind the Scenes: Jordin Sparks Dedicates 'Celebrate' Music Video to Whitney Houston

June 08, 2012 08:42:13 GMT

has filmed a music video for "Celebrate" which is featured in her upcoming film "". Having a chance to duet with the late in the track, the winner of "" season 6 reveals she wants to pay tribute to the late singer/actress with the clip.

Whitney Houston's Duet With Jordin Sparks From 'Sparkle' Makes Its Debut

May 22, 2012 01:17:35 GMT

The last song recorded by before her untimely passing last February has been released. A duet with "" alum from Salim Akil-directed movie, "", the upbeat track titled "Celebrate" was premiered Monday, May 21 on 's radio show.

Jordin Sparks Channels Her Diva Persona in First 'Sparkle' Poster

April 26, 2012 06:15:46 GMT

Promoting the anticipated motown era drama "", TriStar Pictures released a very first poster for the movie. Putting under the spotlight, the flashy one-sheet shows the songstress in a daring red gown while looking up with a mic on her hand. On the lower side of the poster, there are images of other co-stars, including in a close-up shot.

Amanda Bynes Blew a Zero on Breathalyzer, Father Claims

April 10, 2012 01:22:15 GMT

' father is breaking his silence on his daughter's recent DUI arrest. In an interview with PEOPLE, Rick Bynes insisted that the "" actress was not intoxicated when she was pulled over after colliding "with the right rear quarter panel" of a police car in the wee hours of Friday, April 6 morning.

Sultry Photo of Scarlett Johansson Used on Sex Shop's Business Cards

April 09, 2012 08:57:13 GMT

A sexy image of has ended up on business cards of a Spanish-speaking sex shop. Bringing to attention the news in the first place was TMZ, detailing that the adult store using a photo of "" actress in lingerie on its ads was "VIP", which is located in Calexico, California.

'The Three Stooges' Arrive in Rickshaw at Star-Studded Hollywood Premiere

April 09, 2012 08:43:58 GMT

Moe, Larry and Curly really turned head as they attended the Hollywood premiere of their film "" over the weekend. The three funny characters stole the attention on Saturday, April 7 when they arrived at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in a rickshaw.

Pics: Justin Bieber Told by Police to Move His Illegally Parked Car

April 09, 2012 08:05:57 GMT

Despite his worldwide fame, is still obligated to obey the law. The boyfriend of found himself being told by a Los Angeles police officer to move his $100,000 Fisker Karma on Easter Sunday, April 8 because it was illegally parked outside shops in Beverly Hills, California.

New Images of Whitney Houston as Jordin Spark's Mom in 'Sparkle'

April 09, 2012 07:33:09 GMT

More images of in "" have been unleashed. The images offer new look at the "I Will Always Love You" hitmaker in her portrayal of the mother of ' titular character. Most of the photos show the recently deceased diva looking forlorn while sitting alone or talking to another person.

Jordin Sparks Talks Her Jaw-Dropping Duet With Whitney Houston

April 05, 2012 08:19:40 GMT

has heard the duet song she recorded with for their movie "", and she's impressed by its final cut. "I actually just heard a cut of it the other day and my jaw was on the floor," the former "" contestant gushes to EW.

Details on How Newly-Single Eva Longoria Celebrated Her 37th Birthday

March 16, 2012 06:37:23 GMT

turned 37 this Thursday, March 15. While she has just split from 's brother, Eduardo Cruz, after a year of dating, the Gabrielle Solis of "" apparently didn't run out of companions who are willing to help her celebrate her turning of age.

Jordin Sparks Is Sexy Motown Diva in New 'Sparkle' Photos

March 16, 2012 06:02:25 GMT

lets out her inner diva in several new stills from "". Along with co-stars and Carmen Ejogo, the "" alum is in one photo featured going glam in a revealing black dress with golden details on the front while taking a stage as a member of motown girlband The Supreme.

Jordin Sparks Paid Tribute to 'Sparkle' Co-Star Whitney Houston

February 24, 2012 17:07:42 GMT

fought back tears when paying tribute to , at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood at the Beverly Hills Hotel. At the Thursday, February 23 event, the "" winner told the audience how Houston inspired her tremendously during the time they filmed "" together.

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