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Behind the Scenes: Jordin Sparks Dedicates 'Celebrate' Music Video to Whitney Houston

June 8, 2012 (8:42 am) GMT
'What we wanted to do was make sure that this was a fun, happy video and just kind of dedicating it to her,' the 'I Am Woman' songstress says of the visuals for her joint track with the late Houston.

has filmed a music video for "Celebrate" which is featured in her upcoming film "". Having a chance to duet with the late in the track, the winner of "" season 6 reveals she wants to pay tribute to the late singer/actress with the clip.

"What we wanted to do was make sure that this was a fun, happy video and just kind of dedicating it to her," she tells Entertainment Tonight on the set of the music video shoot. In another behind-the-scene video, the "Battlefield" singer claims, "Doing this music video, I had the best time. It couldn't have been any better."

"Celebrate" is the lead single off the "Sparkle" soundtrack. "What better song to leave for people to hear than a song that is so upbeat and just so happy and so encouraging?" the 22-year-old says of the -written single.

In the drama film that will hit theaters across the U.S. on August 17, Sparks plays the titular character who struggles to become a star while overcoming issues that are tearing her family apart. The late "I Will Always Love You" songstress, Houston, was cast as her mother.





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