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Jordin Sparks

 
Bio:
Sparks is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter and actress who garnered worldwide attention at age 17 as winner of season six American Idol. Sparks' popular singles have sold over 10 million digital tracks and has received to date two BET Awards, one American Music Award, one BMI ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Sparks is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter and actress who garnered worldwide attention at age 17 as winner of season six American Idol. Sparks' popular singles have sold over 10 million digital tracks and has received to date two BET Awards, one American Music Award, one BMI ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2016
Jenna [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Nina [Replacement]

Jordin Sparks Biography

Sparks is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum, singer/songwriter and actress who garnered worldwide attention at age 17 as winner of season six American Idol. Sparks' popular singles have sold over 10 million digital tracks and has received to date two BET Awards, one American Music Award, one BMI Songwriting Award, one People's Choice Award, nominated for two MTV Awards, and a Grammy. Sparks also made her film debut starring opposite Whitney Houston in the SONY Pictures film, Sparkle. She has since appeared in numerous films, television programs and specials as an actress, host and performer.

Sparks made her Broadway debut in 2010 in In the Heights and most recently appeared as Jenna in Waitress on Broadway.




Jordin Sparks News

Photos: FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Rehearse For the Macy's Thanksgiving  Photo Photos: FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Rehearse For the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 22, 2022

Rehearsals are underway for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, taking place this Thursday morning on the streets of New York City. The 2022 lineup includes Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl, as well as the casts of A Beautiful Noise, Some Like It Hot, and The Lion King.

How to Watch the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Your Complete Guide! Photo How to Watch the 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - Your Complete Guide!
by Team BWW - Nov 19, 2022

Let's have a parade! The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, one of the nation's most cherished holiday traditions, is getting ready to hit the streets of New York City. Whether you plan to enjoy the festivities from the hustle and bustle of the sidewalks or the cozy comfort of your couch, we've got the full scoop on what to watch for, when to look for it, and how!

DANCING WITH THE STARS Finale Lineup Announced Photo DANCING WITH THE STARS Finale Lineup Announced
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2022

The four finalists perform their final two routines in hopes of winning the mirrorball trophy. Each couple will perform a redemption dance and an unforgettable freestyle routine. Jordin Sparks will sing her hit song “No Air” live as Selma Blair and her pro partner Sasha Farber reunite to perform a spectacular contemporary routine.

ABC & Disney Parks Announce Holiday Specials Photo ABC & Disney Parks Announce Holiday Specials
by Michael Major - Nov 16, 2022

Derek Hough and Julianne Hough return as hosts for ABC’s festive annual special “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” and will be joined by co-hosts, Freeform’s Sherry Cola (“Good Trouble”) and Marcus Scribner (“grown-ish”), as they host “Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade.”

Tony Award-Winning Producer Debra Martin Chase to Speak at UT Austin Next Week Photo Tony Award-Winning Producer Debra Martin Chase to Speak at UT Austin Next Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 12, 2022

Tony Award-winning, Emmy nominated and Peabody Award-winning film, television and Broadway producer Debra Martin Chase (Cinderella, The Princess Diaries, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Cheetah Girls, The Equalizer TV series and many more) will return to The University of Texas at Austin on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 to discuss her work producing blockbuster projects featuring women and Black voices for TV and movie audiences.

evrYwhr Releases New Single “Roll On Me” Featuring Patoranking Photo evrYwhr Releases New Single “Roll On Me” Featuring Patoranking
by Michael Major - Nov 11, 2022

GRAMMY-winning songwriter, singer, and producer evrYwhr has released his new single and music video “Roll On Me” featuring Nigerian superstar, Patoranking, via Saint & Citizen Music. The song — produced by Trakmatik (Keyshia Cole, Jordin Sparks, Fergie), Swanky, and Hvstle — gives listeners a reason to feel sexy.

Shoshana Bean Joins The Gay Men's Chorus Of South Florida at Hard Rock Live Next Mont Photo Shoshana Bean Joins The Gay Men's Chorus Of South Florida at Hard Rock Live Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Gay Men's Chorus of South Florida's sixth annual holiday performance is coming to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m., led by Artistic Director Gabe Salazar. This year's featured guest star is Tony Award-nominee, singer and songwriter Shoshana Bean. 

FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Set For 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Photo FUNNY GIRL, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, and More Set For 2022 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

The lineup has been announced for this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, featuring many of your Broadway favorites! The 2022 lineup includes Lea Michele and the cast of Funny Girl and more. We've got the full list here.

DANCING WITH THE STARS Sets Halloween Episode Performance Lineup Photo DANCING WITH THE STARS Sets Halloween Episode Performance Lineup
by Michael Major - Oct 27, 2022

Hosts Tyra Banks and Alfonso Ribeiro will walk out to “Night Crawling” by Miley Cyrus ft. Billy Idol. Team Wicked will dance to “The Witches Are Back” from Hocus Pocus 2 and Team Scream will dance to “Heads Will Roll” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Other song performances include Taylor Swift, Måneskin, Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish, and more.

DANCING WITH THE STARS Announces 'Michael Bublé Night' Photo DANCING WITH THE STARS Announces 'Michael Bublé Night'
by Michael Major - Oct 20, 2022

The evening will kick off with an electrifying opening number to “Sway” performed live by Michael Bublé and featuring our female pros choreographed by Jenna Johnson Chmerkovskiy. Judge Derek Hough will also take to the ballroom floor on “Michael Bublé Night” to give a special performance to “Higher” with his fiancé Hayley Erbert.

Jordin Sparks Videos

VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady Dance to 'Wait For It' From HAMILTON on DANCING WITH THE STA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Wayne Brady Dance to 'Wait For It' From HAMILTON on DANCING WITH THE STARS

by Michael Major - Oct 11, 2022

Watch a video of Wayne Brady and his partner, Witney Carson, dance to 'Wait For It' from Hamilton on Dancing With the Stars. The theme of the episode was 'Disney+ Night,' in which the remaining contestants immersed themselves in songs from Disney+ titles, also including Mary Poppins, Hocus Pocus 2, The Greatest Showman, The Muppets, and more.

Watch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me' Videoplay
Watch: The Broadway Sinfonietta & Solea Pfeiffer Perform 'You're Gonna Hear From Me'

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022

The Broadway Sinfonietta and Sony Masterworks Broadway have released a new single, “You’re Gonna Hear From Me,” performed by Solea Pfeiffer, available now on all digital service providers. Watch them perform perform it in the recording studio here!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single  Videoplay
BWW Exclusive: Watch Nick Cordero's Last Public Performance, 'Dear Hate'- The Single Is Available Now!

by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2021

Just yesterday, Americans paused to remember the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in a special ceremony at our nation's capital. One of those lives was beloved Broadway veteran Nick Cordero.  Today, Broadway Records has announced the release of Nick’s last public performance, a song with the timely message that love conquers all despite the existence of hate.

Elijah Blake Releases New Single via Upcoming Holiday Project 'Holiday Love' Videoplay
Elijah Blake Releases New Single via Upcoming Holiday Project 'Holiday Love'

by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 1, 2019

2x Grammy Award-Winning contemporary R&B singer/songwriter Elijah Blake has released his latest single “5 Gold Rings,” arriving ahead of his first-ever holiday project, Holiday Love, comprised of 7 tracks: 6 original and 1 classic, due out November 8.

VIDEO: Jordin Sparks Takes Her First Bow in WAITRESS Videoplay
VIDEO: Jordin Sparks Takes Her First Bow in WAITRESS

by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2019

Sugar, butter, Jordin! Waitress's newest Jenna, Jordin Sparks, just took her first bow at the diner, and we have a peek inside the curtain call. Check out the full video below!

BWW TV: Jordin Sparks is Opening Up About Returning to Broadway in WAITRESS! Videoplay
BWW TV: Jordin Sparks is Opening Up About Returning to Broadway in WAITRESS!

by TV - Press Previews - Sep 10, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, recording artist Jordin Sparks will join the company of Broadway's Waitress in the role of Jenna from September 16 - October 27. This will mark her Broadway return after making her debut in 2010 in Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights

VIDEO: First Trailer Unveiled for New 'BEHIND THE CURTAIN' Documentary on CHICAGO Sta Videoplay
VIDEO: First Trailer Unveiled for New 'BEHIND THE CURTAIN' Documentary on CHICAGO Star Todrick Hall

by Movies News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

The acclaimed SXSW documentary BEHIND THE CURTAIN: TODRICK HALL, in partnership with Awesomeness Films, just unveiled its first trailer via Wolfe Video. Go behind the scenes with the soon-to-be star of Broadway's CHICAGO in the video below!

VIDEO: Will Ryan Seacrest Host Return of AMERICAN IDOL on ABC? He Responds!
by Caryn Robbins - May 8, 2017

On today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN, host Ryan Seacrest responded to rumors that he will return as host of AMERICAN IDOL, reportedly coming to ABC in 2018. Watch the clip below!

VIDEO: Ryan Seacrest Teases AMERICAN IDOL Return: 'Good Night...For Now'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 8, 2016

Just moments before the show left the air, viewers were stunned to hear Seacrest add the words 'For now.'

VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson Performs Amazing Medley of Hits on AMERICAN IDOL Series Finale
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 8, 2016

The Grammy award winner did take the time to pre-record an amazing medley of her hits which aired during the show. Check it out below!


Jordin Sparks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jordin Sparks been in?
Jordin Sparks has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Jordin Sparks been in?
Jordin Sparks has not appeared in the West End


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