Birth Name: Fantasia Monique Barrino
Birth Place: High Point, North Carolina, United States
Years Active: 2004–present
Genres: R&B, Soul, Funk, Hip Hop Soul
Fantasia Monique Barrino (born June 30, 1984) commonly known as Fantasia, is an American R&B/soul singer, Broadway and television actress who rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the television series "American Idol" in 2004. She has been nominated for eight Grammy Awards. After playing the part of Celie in the Broadway musical "The Color Purple," she is cast to be in the film adaptation of the musical. In 2004, she released her debut single, '"I Believe", which debuted at the top spot of the Billboard Hot 100, making Barrino the first recording artist in history to debut at the number one spot with a debut single. Subsequently, she released her debut album, "Free Yoursel...
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