Jordin Sparks invites singers to participate in the Sparkle Singing Challenge Presented by MySpace and Sony Pictures.

WHAT: SPARKLE Singing Challenge, a national singing contest on behalf of the new film, SPARKLE, starring Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston

WHERE: Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia,

San Francisco, St. Louis and Washington DC

WHEN: Saturday, July 14th

July 3, 2012 – 15 cities will be host to the SPARKLE Singing Challenge, sponsored by Sony Pictures and MySpace, happening Saturday, July 14 . Local winners will receive $500 in cash and a chance to compete for the national Grand Prize. The Grand Prize winner will win a trip to New York, an appearance on BET’s 106 & Park, a recording session with the Punch Monkeys producer & writing team, and a Myspace homepage feature!

Amateur singers between the ages of 13 and 40 will be asked to sing a 60 second a capella version of one of two songs: “CELEBRATE” or “SOMETHING HE CAN FEEL.” Clips from the songs, official rules and more information about the contest, can be found at

SPARKLE, starring Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick and Cee Lo Green, opens August 17 in theaters everywhere.


For a complete list of locations, click here