This evening, American Idol Season Six winner, the talented Jordin Sparks, became a superstar.
During the Billboard Awards, a tribute to honor the late and the great Whitney Houston was given. The tribute featured John Legend performing “The Greatest Love Of All” followed by Jordin’s resounding performance of “And I Will Always Love You”.
It was quite the emotional journey. Ms. Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Christina, was visibly moved throughout both performances, as was I and millions of viewers watching the Billboard Awards.
However, despite the shaky nerves, Jordin’s performance was absolutely stellar, She gave a solid, emotional performance of this iconic Whitney song,
This young lady has been flying under the radar since whe won American Idol five years ago, But stars are not only born – they are created. It takes time, effort and a “paying your dues” approach when traveling the road to success. Especially permanent success
After her American Idol win, there was so much banking on this girl’s success in the music industry and it was only a matter of time before she would explode into a star before our eyes.
In August, Jordin will star, along with the late Whitney Houston, in the much-anticipated movie, “Sparkle”. In the film, Whitney plays Jordin’s mother. It was the final film and musical project of Ms. Houston’s career and is sure to be extremely successful at the box office
And, for Jordin, will she follow in the footsteps of Idol alumnus, Jennifer Hudson and receive a nomination for an Oscar? It’s too soon to tell, but whatever happens, Jordin’s life is about to change forever.