Whitney Houston fans will have a chance to catch a final glimpse of the star on the big screen in her last movie when Sparkle is released on Aug. 17. But in the meantime, a song from the film, “Celebrate,” has already debuted on Ryan Seacrest’s website. The duet with Jordin Sparks — who is also in the film — will be available on iTunes June 5.
From Black America Web:
Sparks performed a tribute to Houston Sunday night at the Billboard Music Awards, singing “I Will Always Love You” as Houston’s daughter Bobbi Kristina wiped away tears.
Houston’s death in February at age 48 came as the singer had been attempting a comeback and had finished filming “Sparkle.” She drowned in a bathtub in Beverly Hills, Calif. Authorities said her death was complicated by cocaine use and heart disease.
Sparkle is a remake of the 1976 film of the same name. In the film, Houston, who was 48 at the time of her death, plays the mother of three girls who form a singing group.
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