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BIRTHDAY: June 30, 1984
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Truth Is" (2005)
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BIGGEST LP: Free Yourself (2004)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 1

 
TIMELINE

Fantasia Barrinobutton.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia Monique Barrino won American Idol during its 3rd season in 2004. Fantasia was born June 30, 1984 in North Carolina. Before being named an American Idol at age 19, Fantasia faced bigger challenges as a single mother at age 17. Aside from the Grammy nominations, Fantasia can credit herself as the first American Idol to make the New York Times Best-sellers list and first American Idol to star on Broadway.

2004... # 140 Singles Artist of the Year

April
American Idol Season 3: Greatest Soul Classicsbutton.gif (123 bytes) American Idol Season 3: Greatest Soul Classics was released.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was named the American Idol for Season 3. Her first single "I Believe" was co-written by Tamyra Gray.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia released her single "
I Believe / Chain Of Fools / Summertime."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the Canadian singles chart with "
I Believe."

June
Fantasia Barrino - "I Belive / Chain Of Fools / Summertime" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia hit the Top 40 with "I Believe."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart for a week, R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart, and Hot 100 Singles Sales chart with "
I Believe."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on the soundtrack for
Shark Tale.

November
Fantasia Barrino - Free Yourselfbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia released her debut LP Free Yourself.
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia appeared on the NBC TV show American Dreams.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the
Billboard Year-End Charts with the Top Hot 100 Single Sales and Top Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Single Sales ("I Believe")

2005... # 107 Singles Artist of the Year

January
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Free Yourself was certified platinum.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia hit the Top 40 with "
Truth Is."

March
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on
Missy Elliott's LP The Cookbook with "4 My Man."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the Billboard Adult R&B chart with "Free Yourself."

September
So Amazing... An All-Star Tribute To Luther Vandross compilationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on the compilation LP So Amazing... An All-Star Tribute To Luther Vandross with "Til My Baby Comes Home."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was nominated for 2
American Music Awards for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist and Favorite Soul/R&B Album (Free Yourself).

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the
Billboard Year-End Charts as the Top New R&B/Hip-Hop Artist and Top Hot Adult R&B Artist.

2006..

February
Fantasia Barrino - Life Is Not A Fairy Tale (book)button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female ("Free Yourself"), Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance ("Summertime"), and Best R&B Album (Free Yourself).

May
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Life Is Not A Fairy Tale was released.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia starred in her own bio-pic in Lifetime's The Fantasia Barrino Story: Life Is Not A Fairy Tale. It was the channel's second most viewed program in its history.

October
Happy Feet soundtrackbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on the Happy Feet soundtrack with "I Wish."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia released
Fantasia.

2007..

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia made her Broadway debut in the musical The Color Purple taking over the lead role of Celie.

June
Fantasia LPbutton.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was certified gold.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart with "When I See U."

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on the
Aretha Franklin LP Jewels In The Crown: Duets With The Queen Of Soul on the track "Put You Up On Game."
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was nominated for an
American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B Female Artist.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The single "When I See You" was certified gold.

2008...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female ("When I See You") and Best Contemporary R&B Album (Fantasia).

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on the
Jennifer Hudson LP Jennifer Hudson on the track "I'm His Only Woman"

2009....

February
Fantasia - 'Back To Me'button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("I'm His Only Woman" with Jennifer Hudson).

2010...

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia was hospitalized after overdosing on aspirin and a sleep aid.
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia released
Back To Me.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with
Back To Me.

2011..

February
Fantasia - 'Side Effects of You'button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female ("Bittersweet") and was nominated for Best R&B Album (Back To Me).

2013...

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia released
Side Effects Of You.

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with
Side Effects Of You.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Fantasia could be heard on the
Joe LP Doubleback Evolution Of R&B on the track "Love And Sex."

2014....

January 26: Fantasia was nominated for 3 Grammy Awards including Best R&B Song (awarded to the songwriter) ("Without Me"), Best Urban Contemporary Album (Side Effects Of You), and Best Traditional R&B Performance ("Get It Right").

2016...

2017...

LPs
Fantasia Barrino - Free Yourself
mp3 Available at Amazon.com
Free Yourself
Released: November, 2004
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 8
Rolling Stone: 3 stars from Rolling Stone - Entertainment Weekly: B-
Tracks: "Ain't Gon' Beg You" - "Free Yourself" - "Truth Is" - "Selfish" - "Summertime" - "Baby Mama" - "Got Me Waiting" - "It's All Good" - "You Were Always On My Mind" - "Good Lovin'" - "Don't Act Right" - "This Is Me" - "I Believe"
Fantasia LP
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Fantasia
Released: December, 2006
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 19
Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone- Entertainment Weekly: B+
Tracks: "Hood Boy" (with Big Boi) - "When I See U" - "I Nominate U" - "Baby Makin' Hips" - "Not The Way That I Do" - "Only One U" - "I Feel Beautiful" - "I'm Not That Type" - "Uneligible" - "Two Weeks Notice" - "Surround U" - "Bore Me (Yawn)" - "Sunshine" - "Bump What Ya Friends Say"
Fantasia - 'Back To Me'
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Back To Me
Released: August, 2010
Billboard peak: # 2
Tracks: "I'm Doin' Me" - "Bittersweet" - "Man Of The House" - "Who's Been Lovin' You" - "Collard Greens & Cornbread" - "Teach Me" - "Move On Me" - "Trust Me" - "The Thrill Is Gone" - "Falling In Love Tonight" - "Even Angels" - "I'm Here"
Fantasia - 'Side Effects of You' Side Effects Of You
Released: April 23, 2013
Billboard peak: # 2
Grammy Nominee: Best Urban Contemporary Album
Tracks: "Supernatural Love" (featuring Big K.R.I.T.) - "Ain't All Bad" - "if I Was A Bird" - "Girl Talk" (Interlude) - "Without Me" (featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliott) - "Side Effects Of You" - "Get It Right" - "So Much To Prove" - "Change Your Mind" - "Lighthouse" - "Lose To Win" - "End Of Me" - "In Deep"
Fantasia - 'The Definition Of...'
iTunes
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The Definition Of...
Released: July 29, 2016
Billboard Top 200 LPs peak: # 6
Tracks: "Crazy" - "No TIme For It" - "So Blue" - "When I Met You" - "Sleeping With The One I Love" - "Stay Up" (featuring Stacy Barthe) - "Ugly" - "Wait For You" - "Roller Coasters" (featuring Aloe Blacc) - "Lonely Legend" - "I Made It" (featuring Tye Tribbett)
POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Fantasia Barrino - "Truth Is" (Single)Truth Is

from the LP
Free Yourself
ARC Chart Run:
39 - 35 - 32 - 29 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
138
29 4 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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LYRICS ]

mp3 Available at Amazon.com
2 Fantasia Barrino - "I Belive / Chain Of Fools / Summertime" (Single)I Believe

from the LP
Free Yourself
ARC Chart Run:
37 - 33 - off
Year-End Chart Position: #
175
33 2 2004 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]

mp3 Available at Amazon.com
 
  Fantasia Barrino - "Baby Mama" (Single)Baby Mama

from the LP
Free Yourself
** ** 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
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  Fantasia Barrino - "It's All Good" (remixes) (Single)It's All Good

from the LP
Free Yourself
** ** 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Fantasia Barrino - "Free Yourself" (Single)Free Yourself

from the LP
Free Yourself
Grammy Nominee:
Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female
** ** 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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LYRICS ]
  Fantasia Barrino - "Ain't Gon' Beg You" (Single)Ain't Gon' Beg You

from the LP
Free Yourself
** ** 2005 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
[
LYRICS ]
  Fantasia Barrino - "Hood Boy" (Single)Hood Boy

from the LP
Fantasia
** ** 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Fantasia Barrino - "When I See U" (Single)When I See U

from the LP
Fantasia
Grammy Nominee:
Best R&B Vocal Performance - Female
RIAA Certification: Gold
** ** 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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LYRICS ]
  Only One U

from the LP
Fantasia
** ** 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Put You Up On Game
[Aretha Franklin with Fantasia]

from the Aretha Franklin LP
Jewels In The Crown:
Duets With The Queen Of Soul
** ** 2007 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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