Whitney Houston performing 'His Eye is on the Sparrow' on the set of 'Sparkle.'
Whitney Houston performing 'His Eye is on the Sparrow' on the set of 'Sparkle.'

Monday, Jordin Sparks debuted her new song “Celebrate,” a duet with Whitney Houston from the film Sparkle. The song is Houston’s final recording from her last movie.

Today, RCA Records has released another stirring track from Sparkle which is set to hit theaters Aug 17.

LISTEN TO WHITNEY HOUSTON SING ‘HIS EYE IS ON THE SPARROW’ HERE

The classic gospel song “His Eye is on the Sparrow” is performed by Houston, where she makes a triumphant return to her Gospel roots, in a moving scene from the film. There wasn’t a dry eye on set after that scene was shot.

According to Bishop TD Jakes, who helped produce the film “she delivered it with such conviction that it was a very touching moment in the filming of the movie. She just left such a deep impression on everybody.”

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