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Jordin Sparks issues first new music in five years with '#ByeFelicia'
Jordin Sparks issues first new music in five years with '#ByeFelicia'

Jordin Sparks hasn’t released an album in more than five years, but the former “American Idol” champ is back -- with a vengeance. On Tuesday, Sparks issued her first mixtape “#ByeFelicia” — the title is taken from a popular meme that originated from the movie "Friday" — which has a lot more fire than the pop-inflected R&B of her earlier works. So what has ignited Sparks? Maturity, for one. She was only 19 when she issued her last album, 2009's "Battlefield." But there's also the recent high-profile demise of her relationship with fellow R&B singer Jason Derulo. After three years together Sparks and Derulo split...

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