PIC: See Jordin Sparks' Slimmed-Down Bikini Body

Celebrity Body Sep. 11, 2012 AT 4:00PM
Jordin Sparks on September 10, 2012 at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas.
Jordin Sparks on September 10, 2012 at the Atlantis resort on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. Credit: Splash News

Jordin Sparks' jaw-dropping new bikini body is definitely something to sing about.

During a recent getaway to the Bahamas with boyfriend Jason Derulo, the singer/actress showed off her 50 pound weight loss -- which she first debuted last summer -- in a sexy, printed bandeau top and black bikini bottoms.

Earlier this summer, the Sparkle star, 22, opened up to Us Weekly about how she lost the weight -- and how she's successfully kept it off.

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"There is no secret," the Season Five American Idol champ explained "It's just better eating and working out! It's definitely a daily thing."

One of her favorite ways to stay fit is with high-energy dance classes like Zumba.

"My mom's best friend is a Zumba instructor and I loved it," she said. "I started with walking then went to jogging and then Zumba." In addition to her cardio-heavy classes, "I started [working with a trainer] and we did 30 minutes of circuit training," Sparks revealed. "So I didn't feel like I needed to be in the gym for two hours."

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Sparks' hard work has paid off big time; this summer, the pop star donned a bright blue bikini on the cover of August's Shape magazine.

"I could only dream of having a cover and looking like that," she told Us. "I thought, 'I did it!' I had to walk back to my dressing room and . . . pull myself together because I was overwhelmed. I cried. I shed a little tear."

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