Synopsis: A gifted Motown vocalist finds her dreams of stardom beginning to unravel due to family turmoil in this remake of the 1976 musical drama starring Irene Cara. Ambitious young vocalist Sparkle (Jordin Sparks) possesses a voice with the power to move. Together with her two sisters, (Carmen Ejogo and Tika Sumpter), Sparkle becomes a Motown sensation. But meanwhile, behind the scenes, their once-happy family is being torn apart by strife. As their single mother (Whitney Houston) witnesses their rise to fame, Sparkle falls for her manager Stix (Derek Luke), and her stunning voice sends her soaring to great heights.