Jordin Sparks Quotes.
I’m a responsible soul. But anyone who has the chance to spend time with me can see I’m still 22 years old. I love talking about clothes and guys and shoes and makeup. Plus, I’m obsessed with anything Hello Kitty!
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.
I love food and I love my curves.
‘Lizzie McGuire’ was my big thing when I was younger. I did buy some pencils and back-to-school stuff of hers because she was on it. I loved her.
I love dill pickles! They’re on my rider for my concerts so I eat one every day.
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.
The weight really started falling off, and I could see my muscles. It was awesome.
When I go out clubbing I can dance ’til three o’clock in the morning with just a water bottle in my hand. I love dancing to anything with a good beat really. My favorite song to dance to at the moment is probably Drake’s ‘Best I Ever Had.’
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!
I like to wear sleeves because they cover up my arms.
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.
Being on ‘Idol,’ you have no choice but to be an open book.
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.
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.
When I got to write for the ‘Battlefield’ record, it was almost therapeutic. I had gone through a few things in the two years prior and it was really nice to take those thoughts and emotions and get them out. I definitely want to hone that side of my artistry.
My favorite song is ‘No Air,’ a duet I did with Chris Brown. I don’t want to sound weird or anything, but I listen to it a lot – it’s always on my iPod!
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.
‘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.
If I don’t laugh at least 20 times a day – it hasn’t been a good day.
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’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.
‘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 expression that ‘When your Bible is falling apart, the man isn’t.’
My whole journey has been about self-acceptance.
I’d love to do something with Kelly Clarkson because she’s been a monumental influence on me. I love how she handles her celebrity. She’s not in the tabloids a lot but everyone knows and respects her because she’s got an amazing voice. That’s something I aim towards.
My favorite judge is Simon because he is brutally honest and he thinks I’m
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?’
I am so used to being up on stage and talking to my fans that it’s strange to be on stage and be someone else. I can’t look at the audience during ‘In the Heights’ or I will start talking to them.
In school, when we lived in New Jersey, we went to Broadway a lot, so I saw a lot of Broadway plays, and I just loved being able to see people play a different character and, you know, be able to be themselves at the end of the night. So, I’ve always wanted to do it.
My heroes are just everyday people who work hard, are honest and have integrity.
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 can do accents really well.
I’ve written poetry since I was in the first grade, and it wasn’t until I was a little bit older that I realized poetry could be put to music and become a song.
I love berries. Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, black berries, anything with an ‘errie’ in it!
The faith-based thing is really important for me. There are certain situations that I would not have been able to make through without the promises He makes and gave for us.
I always wanted to work with Michael Jackson. His music will live forever and with technology nowadays… maybe I could.
There are a lot of parallels to the ‘Sparkle’ story and my story.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Well, ever since I was little, I knew that singing was what I wanted to do, and then I got into, you know, doing drama club and community theater.
My goals are to tell meaningful stories through songs and touch people’s lives… and hopefully make a living doing it.
When I was on ‘Idol’ and 17, everything was so new. Everyone is so nice and wants to see you succeed.
When I go out clubbing I can dance ’til three o’clock in the morning with just a water bottle in my hand. I love dancing to anything with a good beat really. My favorite song to dance to at the moment is probably Drake’s ‘Best I Ever Had’.
If I woke up tomorrow and couldn’t do music anymore, I absolutely don’t know what I would do.
With the R&B, gospel feel that ‘Sparkle’ has, that opens the door for my fans to be more accepting of that sound and also for me to try it.
It’s really hard when people write nasty things about you all the time. As much as good things are said about you, it’s always those one or two bad comments that really stay with you and gnaw at you. I try not to read that stuff if I can.
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 am growing and learning. There’s so much more that I want to accomplish and do. I’m gonna do it at whatever pace it happens. I’m not trying to rush anything or slow anything down.
Sometimes I’ll go on a Twitter spree and reply as much as I can. Talking to my fans is so much fun even if it is in 140 characters or less.