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Saturday, November 14, 2009
In The Spotlight This Week: Jordin Sparks

Jordin Sparks won the sixth season of American Idol when she was 17 years old, making her the youngest winner. She followed her American Idol victory with the release of her self-titled debut album in 2007, which has gone Platinum in the United States, having sold about 2 million copies worldwide. Due to the success of her debut album and its singles, she has won an American Music Award in 2008 and received her first Grammy nomination in 2009.

Jordin Sparks' sophomore album Battlefield was released in July 2009 worldwide and has released two singles from the album, Battlefield, and S.O.S. (Let The Music Play) which peaked at #10 and did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100 respectively. She recently performed on the VH1 Divas 2009 along with many other accomplished female musical acts such as Kelly Clarkson, Leona Lewis, Adele, Jennifer Hudson among others.

Jordin Sparks is signed under Jive Records along with fellow Idol contestants David Archuleta, Kris Allen, and Allison Iraheta. In terms of album sales in the United States, she is 8th with a total of 1, 154, 000 behind Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, Chris Daughtry, Clay Aiken, Ruben Studdard, Fantasia Barrino, and David Cook.

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Watch: S.O.S. (Let The Music Play) live in the UK
View: Everything Jordin Sparks
Watch: Battlefield (Music Video)
Watch: S.O.S. (Let The Music Play) [Music Video]
Download: S.O.S. (Let The Music Play)
Download: Battlefield (live @ American Idol)
Download: Battlefield (Music Video)
Download: Battlefield

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