Fantasia Barrino is one of the best singers discovered during the American Idol auditions. She didn’t failed to impress from the first time she made an appearance and she was a favorite during the whole show. She auditioned with an impressive rendition of Proud Mary which made all the judges want to hear more from her. In the video bellow you can see her first audition that took place in Atlanta, the reaction of those who listened her and her reaction at the news that she is going to Hollywood.
She successfully won that edition of American Idol, the third, so she had the chance to work with the best producers. Fantasia Barrino released three albums with great songs that emphasized her talent and her wonderful voice: Free Yourself, Fantasia and Back To Me. Bellow you can see their covers.
Music website Sort Music offered fans the chance to vote for the best and worst songs released by Fantasia Barrino during her career and also made a chart to explain them better the genres the singer approaches. According to their votes, the top three songs of Fantasia are all from her Fantasia album: I Nominate U, a mix of R’n'B, pop and melodic, When I See U, a mix of R’n'B, soul, ballad and pop and Bump What Ya Friends Say, an R’n'B, soul and pop song. You can listen to these songs in the videos bellow.
In present, Fantasia Barrino wants to focus on her personal life and on her music. After a dramatic suicide attempt, she declared she wants to focus on music and to put the best of her in this. In December 2011 she gave birth to her second child, a boy (she was already the mother of a little girl).
Fantasia Barrino didn’t announce a fourth album, but fans are eagerly waiting for such a news.