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"I had to believe in myself and say, 'They picked me, they put me here, they cast me for this. I know I have what it takes to do this'," Jordin Sparks told AOL Music, explaining how she got through her daunting, first-ever film role.

Trusting in her talents as a singer helped Sparks became the youngest "American Idol" winner yet at the age of 17, but starring opposite Whitney Houston in the upcoming remake of the 1976 musical movie "Sparkle" was a whole other story.