New songs from the late Whitney Houston

It’s still hard for me to write ‘the late’ Whitney Houston. She will always remain one of my favorite ladies of music, even though she might be gone, her music will continue to live on forever! Thankfully she completed filming her last movie Sparkle (a remake of the 1976 flick starring Irene Cara) which is due to hit theaters on August 17th. Recently two tracks from the film’s soundtrack were released, listen to them both below (the first is an upbeat duet with Jordin Sparks, who is making her acting debut), I know Whitney wasn’t at the top of her game vocally yet I still think she sounds fabulous, I cannot wait to see this movie!

Celebrate (with Jordin Sparks)

His Eye Is On The Sparrow

Musical prodigy, Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. From an affluent Detroit area and daughter to a single mother (Whitney Houston), she tries to balance a new romance with music manager, Stix (Derek Luke) while dealing with the unexpected challenges her new life will bring as she and her two sisters (Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter) strive to become a dynamic singing group during the Motown-era. (In theaters August 17th / Sparkle-Movie.com)

Sparkle

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