On June 5, 2012 (eight years ago today) the single “Celebrate” by Whitney Houston & Jordin Sparks from the film Sparkle was released by RCA Records.
The week of June 16, 2012, “Celebrate” debuted at #34 on the U.S. Adult R&B Airplay chart, and amongst other charts, it debuted and peaked at #26 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
“Celebrate” was the first single from the soundtrack and it became Whitney’s 40th Top 40 R&B hit.
At the 2012 Soul Train Music Awards, the song won for Best Gospel/Inspirational Performance.