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Fantasia

Fantasia Barrino may have won the third season of American Idol with "I Believe," but it was her passionate take on George Gershwin's "Summertime" that had everyone talking for weeks. Confident to a degree that she could be considered brash, Barrino at first glance seemed an unlikely candidate to take the teen-oriented show's title, but with her dynamic gospel-tinged voice that never failed her, she not only became the Idol judges' obvious favorite, but the American public's, too. She debuted with a platinum album and remained with a major label longer than most other Idol stars and R&B singers.

Born and raised in High Point, North Carolina, Barrino fell in love with music through the recordings of Monica, Brandy, Aretha Franklin, P!nk, and -- in keeping with her diversity -- Aerosmith. Being a 19-year-old single mother and an Idol finalist had some of the media mumbling and sneering, but the always certain Barrino paid no mind. Becoming a mother at the age of 17 focused Barrino and gave her the strength and drive to audition for the show in Atlanta. Out of 70,000 hopefuls, Barrino earned her way to the top by adjusting her style to whatever genre was thrown at her. Upon beating runner-up Diana DeGarmo, Barrino's first words as American Idol 2004 were "I broke my shoe!" Numerous appearances on talk shows and a cameo on the television show American Dreams -- playing the role of her beloved Aretha Franklin -- followed.

Barrino made history when she became the first artist ever to debut at number one with her first single, "I Believe" -- written by Idol alum Tamyra Gray. J Records released her full-length debut, Free Yourself, in November 2004. Also featuring two Top Five R&B/Hip-Hop hits, it went platinum, and its lead single won a Billboard Music Award for Top Selling Single of the Year. Barrino was also nominated for three Grammy Awards. A year later her autobiography, Life Is Not a Fairy Tale, appeared and was turned into a film directed by Debbie Allen; it premiered on the Lifetime cable network in 2006. Her sophomore effort, simply titled Fantasia, landed that December. It debuted at number 19 on the Billboard 200 and eventually went gold. Back to Me, released in August 2010, was led by a pair of Chuck Harmony-produced singles in "I'm Doin' Me" (number 11, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop) and "Bittersweet" (number seven, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop). She gave birth to her second child, a son, in December 2011. The singer's fourth album, Side Effects of You, was released in April 2013. Big K.R.I.T., Kelly Rowland, and Missy Elliott made guest appearances on the set, driven by the Commodores-sampling "Lose to Win." ~ David Jeffries
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Track List: Side Effects Of You

1. Supernatural

2. Ain't All Bad

3. If I Was A Bird

4. Girl Talk (Interlude)

5. Without Me

6. Side Effects Of You

7. Get It Right

8. So Much To Prove

9. Change Your Mind

10. Lighthouse

11. Lose To Win

12. End Of Me

13. In Deep

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Track List: Back To Me

1. I'm Doin' Me

2. Bittersweet

3. Man Of The House

4. Who's Been Lovin' You

5. Collard Greens & Cornbread

6. Teach Me

7. Move On Me

8. Trust Him

9. The Thrill Is Gone

10. Falling In Love Tonight

11. Even Angels

12. I'm Here (From 'the Color Purple' Musical)

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Track List: Fantasia

2. When I See U

3. I Nominate U

4. Baby Makin' Hips

5. Not The Way That I Do

6. Only One U

7. I Feel Beautiful

8. I'm Not That Type

9. Uneligible

10. Two Weeks Notice

11. Surround U

12. Bore Me (Yawn)

13. Sunshine

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Track List: Free Yourself

1. Ain't Gon' Beg You

2. Free Yourself

3. Truth Is

4. Selfish (I Want U 2 Myself) (feat. Missy Elliott)

5. Summertime

6. Baby Mama

7. Got Me Waiting

8. It's All Good

9. You Were Always On My Mind

10. Good Lovin'

11. Don't Act Right

12. This Is Me

13. I Believe

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Track List: Bittersweet (Radio Single)

1. Bittersweet

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Track List: Even Angels (Radio Single)

1. Even Angels

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Track List: Lose To Win (Single)

1. Lose To Win

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Track List: No Time For It (Single)

1. No Time For It

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Track List: No Time For It (Single) (Explicit)

1. No Time For It

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kristin3261
Say iPhone 5 times pick a color post this on two other songs and look under your pillow
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love her voice and her music omg
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Can't wait to see Tasia Sunday. Love her music.
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Love her music
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dawnmarie211 4
She is amazing and I wish her all the best!
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I feel this song
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Real from day one. Honesty shows and her music is amazing. Luv luv luv
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Amazing artist love all her songs!
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I love fantasia good luck
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Love Fantasia. Love this song
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Love this song ��������
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nikeraw
Yessssss I'm let U�����������
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Love this song����
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I feel beautiful! ������������
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Girl I seen ur movie about ur life luv ed it n really liked that u stared n it gurl!!! U killed it!!!
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Love her voice n bravery raised a child at 17 years she has a amazing voice god bless you n family ms fantasia barrino.
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Sing your song Sister FANTASIA!!!! ! ! . . . . . y o u & your lyrics
manifest the true & their loyal!!!!!!! !
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Some people will not talk to you,
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vbranch24
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I relate to your music. Those vocals (on point) you're truly blessed, always your fan!!!!
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Kiss your left hand
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Your crush will ask you out
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Love this song reminds me of my love love u baby theirs only one
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Love Fantasia. Sing your truth. Go girl. Beautiful voice and beautiful person.
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❤️
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Tonite I wanna watcha perform..... h e y y y y y y
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Fantasia is an Old Soul reincarnated , this Woman isn't just a Beautiful Sister but also a Spirit filled Women from the first note...Waiti n g for some NEW Music Queen!
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Hi Fantasia
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yesss baby
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Yes!!!♡
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This song lets me know that god got something good coming my way��������
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Love fantasia she has a beautiful voice love her music keep it up sister
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DON'T read this. You will be kissed on the nearest possible Friday by the love of your life tomorrow will be the best day of your life. Now you started reading this don't stop this is so freaky. But if you read this and ignore it, then you will have very bad luck put this on 15 songs in 143 minutes. When your done press the space bar and your crush's name will appear in big letters on the screen this is so creepy cause it actually works
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Love her awesome!!!
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Fantasia if she only knew how many times I voted for her. She's baddd. I live you girl. Keep doing you.
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Love me some Fantasia sing lady.
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Love her ❤️
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Get it fanny
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Tashia new album please u know you sing your a** off
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She has a beautiful voice
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I LOVE IT
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Down south singing right here. Kill him with those words is all you have to do Tasia. I love your music, bless you and your family.
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I watched her from American idol to now!! I love all her music! So gifted!
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A beautiful voice
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pashley79
Rock Soul Taisa fan to the core
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This my favorite song ever ������
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cdanika21
I love love love this girl. Her voice is so amazingly beautiful and she sure knows how to give a show!
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She is the hottest black woman I have ever seen in my life.
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Then imma let him burn
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Damn, sexy deep dark chocolate!!! ! Ooooh weeeee
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My jam all day!!
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