Though Whitney Houston‘s passing threatened to stop promotion of the film, Sparkle will be released as planned on August 17th. However, fans won’t have to wait too much longer for the soundtrack to drop.
The original soundtrack for the movie Sparkle will be released on July 31st. Jordin Sparks‘ duet with the legendary pop singer, “Celebrate,” for the soundtrack’s first single. Since Whitney Houston passed before the video was shot, Jordin Sparks and the rest of the surviving cast have a small house party and jam to the new song. Jordin and the casts’ party is cut with clips and scenes from the film where Whitney is prominently shown.
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