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I Still Can't Believe We Won't Hear Whitney Houston Sing Again...
but I loved seeing her in Sparkle [out August 17] as a single mother to three daughters who form a girl group during the Motown era. I recently talked to American Idol winner Jordin Sparks—who plays the youngest girl—and she confessed it was daunting to go from singing Whitney's songs into a hairbrush to costarring with her in a movie. But Jordin's performance of "One Wing" at the end of the film was so powerful, it gave me goose bumps!