Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks - Celebrate

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Postby abi » Sun May 20, 2012 3:58 am

the first single of Sparkle - the soundtrack.

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To be premiered on May 21, 2012 on RyanSeacrest.com according to his facebook.

@Wikipedia wrote:Sparkle features songs from the original film written by soul musician Curtis Mayfield as well as new compositions by R&B artist R. Kelly. The film's soundtrack is set to include songs from the original film as well as new original music by Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston and Cee Lo Green. The last song recorded by Houston was "Celebrate", a duet featuring her and Sparks.
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The movie sets for a release on August 17.

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Jordin Sparks & John Legend are also doing a Whitney tribute at the Billboard Music Awards this Sunday.
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Postby JSparksFan » Sun May 20, 2012 3:59 am

May 21st? That's Monday!!! I'm so excited for this! :cry:
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Postby abi » Sun May 20, 2012 4:03 am

JSparksFan wrote:May 21st? That's Monday!!! I'm so excited for this! :cry:
Me too me too. OMG OMG and that BMA performance. :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Postby JSparksFan » Sun May 20, 2012 4:04 am

abi wrote:
JSparksFan wrote:May 21st? That's Monday!!! I'm so excited for this! :cry:
Me too me too. OMG OMG and that BMA performance. :cry: :cry: :cry:
You know Jo-Speezy is going to kill it tomorrow night! 8-)
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Postby Merci » Sun May 20, 2012 4:26 am

is this movie a sequel to Precious?!
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Postby MO_FAN95 » Sun May 20, 2012 5:11 am

Merci wrote:is this movie a sequel to Precious?!
Are you serious with this comment???? That was a little to soon.
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Postby Merci » Sun May 20, 2012 5:41 am

MO_FAN95 wrote:
Merci wrote:is this movie a sequel to Precious?!
Are you serious with this comment???? That was a little to soon.
what?! Precious came out 3 years ago, so it's not too soon! :-?
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Postby abi » Sun May 20, 2012 6:08 am

http://music-mix.ew.com/2012/04/04/whit ... oundtrack/

One of the R. Kelly songs, “Celebrate,” is a duet between Sparks and Houston. “It’s just an upbeat, fun song with two women who can really blow,” says Akil. “It’s just one of those kind of songs. There’s no other way to put it. You’ve got two strong women who can sing their asses off. It’s upbeat and they’re trading off like Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley.” Sparks, who got to know Houston on set, is also excited about the duet. “I actually just heard a cut of it the other day and my jaw was on the floor,” she says. “For me as a singer growing up listening to her, to be able to do a song with her is incredible. And being her friend, just hearing how she sounded, it was amazing. So I can’t wait for people to hear that. I cannot wait.”
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Postby MO_FAN95 » Sun May 20, 2012 7:12 am

Merci wrote:
MO_FAN95 wrote:
Merci wrote:is this movie a sequel to Precious?!
Are you serious with this comment???? That was a little to soon.
what?! Precious came out 3 years ago, so it's not too soon! :-?
True :lol:
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Postby JSparksFan » Mon May 21, 2012 12:50 pm

Click on the link below to check it out. It's not what I was expecting. Hopefully it'll be a grower though...

http://thelavalizard.com/2012/05/new-so ... celebrate/
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Postby abi » Mon May 21, 2012 2:39 pm

It's pretty good. :)
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Postby Star » Mon May 21, 2012 3:02 pm

Sounds good :) Jordin sounds very good.
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Postby preyan » Mon May 21, 2012 3:47 pm

JSparksFan wrote:Click on the link below to check it out. It's not what I was expecting. Hopefully it'll be a grower though...

http://thelavalizard.com/2012/05/new-so ... celebrate/
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Postby Brad » Mon May 21, 2012 5:03 pm

It's weird hearing new Whitney music after her death. Still hasn't sunk in :-?
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Postby Jesper » Mon May 21, 2012 5:17 pm

meh, was actually expecting something good, can't say I was ever a Whitney fan, but I basically love the majorty Jordin has done so far. The song just doesn't goes anywhere sadly imo.
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Postby Eamon » Mon May 21, 2012 6:22 pm

It's OK! That's all I can really say! Don't think I'd listen to it again. It's always nice to hear the late great Whitney and Jordin sounded great but the song is average!
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Postby PosziMC2 » Mon May 21, 2012 7:01 pm

Amazing! :cry: :cry:
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Postby Dior » Mon May 21, 2012 8:00 pm

The song is nothing to get excited about. Pretty much what I expected tbh.

Jordin sounded great.
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Postby ForeverYoung » Mon May 21, 2012 9:56 pm

BreakBreakDown wrote:The song is nothing to get excited about. Pretty much what I expected tbh.

Jordin sounded great.
Yeah, sadly I agree.

It's a pretty plain song, it doesn't go anywhere. Still, it's good to have Whitney's final recording and Jordin sounded great.
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Postby zuza » Tue May 22, 2012 5:57 am

Love it! :) Sounds like a hit.
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Postby abi » Tue May 22, 2012 6:36 am

BreakBreakDown wrote:Pretty much what I expected tbh.
Same here, especially since we knew that it's taken from the movie.
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Postby Loveguru » Tue May 22, 2012 8:05 am

It's pretty cute and nice.

I would have chucked in a rap verse
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Postby Play » Tue May 22, 2012 8:38 am

I don't like how they're trying to put the spotlight on Jordin, very opportunist imo.
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Postby nickf1 » Tue May 22, 2012 9:16 am

sounds nice to me, love the vocals.
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Postby total_2345 » Tue May 22, 2012 4:39 pm

I Love The Song...It's Catchy!

'I Celebrate You, You Celebrate Me'....

There Was An Article From The Insiders That Stated That Whitney Was Not Finished Her Recording!!! So They Had To Do What They Had...
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