Winner of the sixth season of American Idol in 2006, and the youngest to do so at 17 years of age, Grammy nominated platinum recording artist Jordin Sparks was well on her way to stardom before her Idol win
. A former participant and winner of various talent competitions Sparks was also a frequent performer of the national anthem at various sporting events in her hometown of Phoenix and had appeared and toured with several well known musicians just prior to her breakthrough win.
album was released in 2007 selling more than two million copies world wide and produced two top ten singles on the US Billboard Hot 100 and was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Her second studio album was released in 2009 and debuted in the seventh spot on the US Billboard 200 with the album’s lead single reaching number 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 making her the only American Idol contestant to have five singles reach the top twenty on the chart. Sparks was ranked by Billboard as the 91st Artist of the 2000s Decade and in 2012 was ranked 92 on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Women in Music.
Jordin Sparks launched her first fragrance, Because of You, in 2010 which was named as a tribute to her fans which have made her dreams possible. Distinct yet subtle this fruity floral perfume has notes of citrus and nectarine rising out of a bouquet of light florals before coming to rest on a bed of gentle woods.