I love berries. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, black berries, anything with an 'errie' in it!— Jordin Sparks
The most romantic Jordin Sparks quotes that are free to learn and impress others
Well... I had braces and I had to wear headgear! I loved my braces, actually. For me, they were like a piece of jewelry! Instead of the silver or pewter I had gold braces. It was so much fun, I loved them. I got to change the colors and stuff and I had the rubber bands.
Not yet, but I do wanna work with Leona Lewis.
I love her, she's so sweet! I think she's working on her album as well so I'd love to do a nice powerful female duet with her. I think our voices would blend really well. There's a couple of other people I'd love to work with - like Fergie, Justin Timberlake and Alicia Keys.
Take one step at a time, there's no need to rush
I like to wear sleeves because they cover up my arms.
It's OK to feel crappy sometimes and it's OK to feel like you don't look like the next person. But what you have to know is that you are beautiful and you are strong and you are worth it. It's important to know that.
I am not a sample size, and I am okay with that.
I'm good with who I am. I like to accentuate the positive. My waist is something I love to show off. I'm also happy that more and more women are embracing who they are, because everybody's different. You don't have to be a size 0 to be pretty. You just have to be comfortable with who you are.
Everybody can relate to feeling hopeless, at some point in their life, and everybody can relate to fighting for something that's worth fighting for, and everybody can relate to a person in their life that makes them go, "I don't know why you're here right now," but then, at the end of the day, realizing you'd do anything for them.
I like what I see in the mirror. I liked what I saw in the mirror before. It just didn't work in a bikini. And now it does. So I'm excited!
If I eat something a little crazy or if I feel sluggish, I know I have to eat better the next day and work out. I work out, I do circuit training so I try to keep my heart rate up whether I'm doing cardio, lifting weights or jumping rope. I like to mix it up. I also take Zumba classes - I love those, those are a blast.
I've grown up a lot, I've experienced a lot, I'm in love, I'm super happy with who I am and comfortable in my own skin and that's definitely gonna be portrayed in the music and in the lyrics.
I love food and I love my curves.
There's no quick or magical way to lose weight.
You just have to do it the natural way - diet and exercise and stick to it - and be able to do it at your own pace.
I played softball and basketball growing up.
I really wanted to play football but both parents said no. I was mad for a second, then got over it. Now, just because I'm tall doesn't mean I can play basketball. I was waaaaay better at swinging a bat.
That term's definitely got a negative aura to it, because people think a diva is somebody with an attitude who demands things all the time. Of course there is that type of diva, but my idea of a diva has always been a singer - whether male or female - who gets on that stage and captivates you with their presence and their voice.
I'm so excited for my first fragrance! I chose to partner with Dots because I love what they do for their customers, bringing them the hottest trends in fashion, accessories and fragrance at unbelievably low prices. It's amazing!
I love football. My weekends are booked. Saturday college games and Sunday NFL and 'Monday Night Football.' Booked! Football is first, then basketball and then everything else.
I'd love to own a bakery at some point.
My grandmother could help me run it - she is an amazing baker! I'd also love to do a cookbook.
My favorite judge is Simon because he is brutally honest and he thinks I'm
I always wanted to work with Michael Jackson.
His music will live forever and with technology nowadays... maybe I could.
With the '60s era and Motown, my grandparents actually introduced us to that when I was younger, so I grew up listening to the Jackson Five, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, The Supremes and Diana Ross' solo stuff. I just loved it.
Hollywood large is so different than real-life large.
Right now, I feel like I can take on the world.
Ambition is the perfect word for where I am in my life right now.
I definitely think it [the key to maintain success] is a number of things.
It's having the right people behind you. It's having the right work ethic. It's having the right mind-set. And it's also a little bit of luck.
For me, I just never put all my eggs in one basket, so to speak.
I know that music and acting now are things that I want to do for the rest of my life. But, if suddenly that was to stop, I'd actually be okay. It's not the be all, end all of my life. I know who I am, outside of this, and I think that's a really big thing to have.
Being on 'Idol,' you have no choice but to be an open book.
If I don't laugh at least 20 times a day - it hasn't been a good day.
I've had lots of friends who've gone through 'Battlefield' situations in their relationships, so when I was singing the song I put myself in their position and tried to imagine what they were going through. I got so, so into it and I think you can tell.
Sometimes I feel like there are people just waiting for me to fall.
The funny thing is, I can't give them anything. I have just never been a partier, even in school.
My goals are to tell meaningful stories through songs and touch people's lives.
.. and hopefully make a living doing it.
My heroes are just everyday people who work hard, are honest and have integrity.
I've performed in Auburn Hills, at The Palace, so I haven't really been in downtown Detroit, but I've been able to be here, and I can really see, what the city was. Like, I can feel why Motown started here and how amazing it was.
With my schedule being so crazy, I can't call every day or hang out with my friends like I used to and that's definitely sad.
'Battlefield' was one of those slow-building songs, the way 'Tattoo' was.
It was kind of a word-of-mouth hit. The more people heard it, the more they started requesting it on the radio.
I love the fact that everybody slightly changes during the holidays.
Most people are a little bit brighter and have a little bit more cheer around the Christmas time and are a little bit more giving, so I love that.
I'm excited about the new judges on 'American Idol.
' Jennifer Lopez was a real mentor to me my season and I admire her so much. And I kind of have a crush on Steven Tyler. It's going to be interesting to see is one person going to stand out among the judges or if everyone will sort of be equal.
I like the way my heart beats, I like the way I think; I don't need or want anything to change that.
When I was on 'Idol' and 17, everything was so new.
Everyone is so nice and wants to see you succeed.
I can do accents really well.
I was always okay with the fact that I was taller and bigger than everybody else growing up. My mom, my dad, and my friends always told me I was beautiful.
'Sparkle' fell into my lap. I had heard a little bit about it, that it was being redone in early 2011. I was just kind of like, 'Oh, that would be really cool,' and not really thinking too much about it, and then it came through my agency. I read it, I fell in love with the script and I went in to audition.
I love being able to sing for my job.
I am blessed beyond words and I hope my fans can feel that while I'm on stage!
I love dill pickles! They're on my rider for my concerts so I eat one every day.
It's funny. When I saw the script in my inbox and it said 'Sparkle,' I thought, 'For real? It's really called 'Sparkle?'' I was wondering, too, how does 'Jordin Sparks as Sparkle' sound?
As far as friendships go, things change even without the fame.
People start moving on. I have a few friends that are married and are starting to have kids and I'm like, 'Oh my goodness gracious — that's so insane.' I also have friends who are just doing their own thing which is cool.
I used to eat because food tastes so good.
I love food, it's one of the best things on this planet. But I changed the way I was thinking. I started asking myself, 'Hey, am I eating because it tastes good? Or because I really need some more? Am I really still hungry?'
It's cool to have parents and family who will always tell me the truth no matter what. They'll tell me if I'm doing something stupid!
If you like the person, you have to REALLY like the person.
You wanna like who they are first, with how they interact with other people, how they are with their family, how they are with their friends, cause that's how they gonna treat you.
I love the expression that 'When your Bible is falling apart, the man isn't.'
I look up to my brother - he inspires me so much.
He has always been my best friend. He knows everything. I left the house at 16 when I auditioned for 'American Idol' and he was 14. It was one of those things that was so sudden and neither of us expected it. He has been so supportive of me even though I know that every time I leave, it hurts him.