Fantasia Barrino is an American R&B singer, but also a television star. Actually, the star is equally known as an actress and a singer. The star has achieved worldwide fame in 2004, when due to her talent and incredible voice, she managed to win the third season of the popular television show, The American Idol.
Fantasia Barrino debut single, “I Believe”, was so successful that it actually debuted as a number one on Billboard Hot 100. In fact, all the songs that Fantasia Barrino has released until now have been very successful, while the fame of the singer grew. The first album that Fantasia Barrino launched, Free Yourself, was certified with Platinum. The album brought Fantasia Barrino three Grammy nominations, back in 2006. And 2006 is the year in which Fantasia Barrino has released her second album, which was very well received by fans from all over the world. “Fantasia” album included the very popular single “When I See You”, song which remained on number one position in the Billboard Hot R&B songs chart. Three more Grammy nominations for this artist came in 2008, in various categories of the award ceremony.
In August, 2010, Fantasia Barrino released her third album, “Back To Me”. And for the popular single “Bittersweet”, Fantasia Barrino has actually won a Grammy in the Best Female R&B Vocal Performance category. Although Fantasia Barrino has made her musical debut in 2004, the star has managed to win more than 10 Awards in various award ceremonies, throughout the years, being nominated for numerous others. However, despite her growing success when it comes to her career in music, Fantasia Barrino has always proved that she does not only have an incredible voice and the ability to share real emotions with her songs and lyrics, but she also has the needed skills to act. Fantasia Barrino was cast in The Color Purple, a Broadway musical which helped her win a Theater World Award, back in 2007. Well, fans surely expect for Fantasia Barrino to release new musical projects and be cast in more movies. And the star has never disappointed her fans!