Jordin Brianna Sparks an American songwriter, pop/R&B singer, plus-size model and clothing designer was born on 22nd December, 1989 in Phoenix, Arizona. Sparks rose to reputation as a champ of 6th period of American Idol, which directed to her greeting of a Grammy and American Music Award selections in 2008.
Jordin Sparks was the daughter of African-American earlier NFL self-protective back Philippi Sparks and Weidman-Sparks. Sparks has younger brother PJ who plays football. Sparks lived temporarily in Ridgewood, New Jersey and joined Orchard Elementary School. And then, Jordin Sparks attended the Northwest Community Christian School in Phoenix, Arizona in the course of eighth grade. Jordin Sparks attended the Sandra Day O'Connor High School until 2006, and then Sparks was home schooled to better focus on her singing.
An officially trained vocaist, Sparks began taking lessons at the Age of 14 from the verbal coach Melissa Black. Sparks strictly trained with Melissa for approximately one year, to facilitate perfect her aptitude. Jordin Sparks s an evangelical Christian and joins Calvary Community Church in Phoenix, Arizona. And on her "American Idol" memoirs, Sparks thanks her God and parents for her success. Jordin Sparks emerged on the wrap of World, an Evangelical Christian news magazine. Sparks achieved a reward for the best young artist of the year in Arizona for 3 years.
Before emerging on American Idol, Jordin Sparks took part in and succeeded such aptitude competitions as Gospel Music Association GMA Academy, NBC/PAX America's Most Talented Kids, The Proof Is In The Pudding Contest, Sprite Rising Star, 2007 Drug Free AZ Superstar Exploration and Colgate Country Showdown.
In the year of 2006, Jordin Sparks was counted one of 6 winners who achieved Phoenix Torrid exploration for the "Next Plus Size Model."
In 2006, Jordin Sparks gave an audition 2 times for American Idol in Los Angeles, CA and after it in Seattle, WA after appealing the KSAZ Fox 10's "Arizona Idol." And the Seattle trial is the one seen in 27th January, 2007 televise of American Idol at where Sparks earned the "gold ticket" and then she went to Hollywood Round. Throughout the top 11 finalists’ presentation on 25th March, 2007 Idol episode, Jordin Sparks sang the rendition of Shirley Bassey version "I (Who Have Nothing)"and judges Simon Cowell and Jackson declared that it was the finest vocal presentation before the show started. Cowell stated "Jordin was the most improved over the whole season -- didn't start the best, but midway through this was the girl who suddenly got momentum," he included that "Young girl, likeable, and the singer won over the entertainer [Lewis]."
Jordin Sparks performed 2 times on the 7th season, first on Idol Gives Back consequences show singing her duo with Chris Brown, "No Air" and second with "One Step at a Time" on 21st May, 2008, for the climax of American Idol.
Jordin Sparks songs from American Idol have been on retailing at iTunes Store and American Idol certified website as Jordin Sparks (EP) soon after the climax of Idol, with additional songs were sold as entity singles. In accordance with Sound Scan figures placed in Blake Lewis, USA Today advertised new digital solo than Sparks, although her tiny album advertised more than Lewis’.
And after the climax of Idol, Jordin Sparks has made numerous appearances on TV shows. Sparks presented the closing moment song, "This Is My Now" on The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, Live with Regis and Kelly, The View, The Early Show and The Today Show. Jordin Sparks had emerged on the Total Request Live, The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet with the second best of Idol, Blake Lewis, and Larry King Live with competitors who formed into the best 10 of American Idol and also 106 & Park. And on 4th July, 2007, she presented "America the Beautiful" and "God Bless America" on Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular with Melinda Doolittle and Lewis.
Along with radio and television appearances, Jordin Sparks has been on the wrap of World, Your Prom and Entertainment Weekly and also featured in the Glamour, TV Guide, VIBE, and some other publications.
Jordin Sparks participated in American Idols LIVE! Tour 2007 from 6 July to 23 September, 2007, in company with other participators in top ten.
Jordin Sparks emerged on The Tyra Banks Show in early 2008, with Banks stating that she wanted Sparks for the major role in scripted TV scheme she was developing.
Timbaland stated in a meeting that Jordin would be on his upcoming album Shock Value 2, which will be out in early 2009.
In a renew on her Youtube Profile, Sparks affirmed that her admirers can look ahead for seeing more optimistic dance tunes on the second album of Jordin, a probable NFL playoff anthem in January, Charity Benefit in February at Shrine Auditorium, VH1 Save the Music drama with John Mayer in March.
Studio Albums of Jordin Sparks
•Sprite Rising Star 2002
•Glendale Youth Fest 2003: Teen Talent Show, 1st Place
•Family Night Talent Show Five-time 1st Place Finals Winner at Mr. Lucky's in Glendale, Arizona, 2003
•Country Thunder Young Guns Second Place Winner, 2004
•GMA (Gospel Music Association) Academy, Washington, D.C., Overall Spotlight Winner & Country/Southern Gospel First Place Winner, 2004
•The Proof Is In The Pudding Talent Winner, Phoenix, Arizona, 2004
•NBC/PAX America's Most Talented Kids, 2005
•Colgate Country Showdown, Arizona state title, 2006.
•second best in 2007 Drug Free AZ Superstar Search, Tempe, Arizona
•Plus-size model search winner for Torrid
•Winner of KSAZ Fox 10's "Arizona Idol" contest, giving her a guaranteed chance to audition in front of the judges.
•American Idol Winner, May 2007
•Appointed through President George W. Bush to be an associate of President's Council on Service and Civic Participation for two years period on 12th August, 2008.
•Billboard 200 Album Artist of the Year - #30
•Best New Artist - #2
•Mainstream Top 40 Artist of the Year - #4
•Top Artist of the Year - #8
•Female Artist of the Year - #6
•Pop Artist of the Year - #5
•Billboard 200 Jordin Sparks - #35
•Hot 100 Artist of the Year - Female - #5
•Hot 100 No Air - #6
•Hot Digital Songs No Air - #8
•Mainstream Top 40 No Air - #7
•Pop 100 No Air - #5
•Hot R&B/Hip Hop Songs No Air - #43
•Hot 100 Tattoo - #30
•Rhythmic Top 40 No Air - #26
•Hot 100 One Step at a Time - #61
•Hot Adult Contemporary Song Tattoo - #12
|2007||Teen Choice Awards||Choice Female Reality/Variety Star||Nominated|
|2008||NAACP Image Awards||Best New Artist||Won|
|BET Awards||Viewers Choice Award for "No Air"||Nominated|
|Heartbreak Video for "No Air"||Won|
|Cover Girl & Olay Beautiful Face Award||Won|
|Teen Choice Awards||Breakout Star||Nominated|
|Hook-Up for "No Air"||Won|
|Love Song for "No Air"||Nominated|
|MTV Video Music Awards||Best Female Video||Nominated|
|Best New Artist||Nominated|
|American Music Awards||Best Adult Contemporary Artist||Won|
|Billboard Year End Awards||Best New Artist||2nd|
|2009||People's Choice Awards||Best Pop Song for "No Air"||TBA|
|Best Combined Forces Song for "No Air"||TBA|
|Grammy Awards||Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for "No Air"||TBA|