In honor of Grammy-Award winning R&B singer Fantasia’s birthday today, @RnBJunkieOfficial have compiled her top 10 songs in our latest edition of Top 10 Best Songs. Spanning over her five studio releases, the list includes notable singles, standout album cuts and honorable mention songs.
10 I’M HIS ONLY WOMAN DUET WITH JENNIFER HUDSON
This soulful standout duet finds Hudson and Fantasia venting about their cheating man. Written by then newcomer Jazmine Sullivan, this song earned the pair a Grammy-nomination for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group.
Fantasia first performed her rendition of this Grammy-nominated song on American Idol which was met with critical acclaim and praise. She subsequently recorded it for her debut album and it has become one of her standard songs to perform.
08 EVEN ANGELS
A standout cut from Fantasia’s third album, Back to Me, which features production by The Stereotypes.
07 SLEEPING WITH THE ONE I LOVE
Written and produced by R. Kelly, this Grammy-nominated song was released as the second single from Fantasia’s fifth album, The Definition Of...
06 GOT ME WAITING
While this song was never chosen as a single, it’s one of the standout tracks from Fantasia’s debut album, which was produced by Jermaine Dupri and Bryan Michael-Cox and written by then rising R&B/Pop sensation Ciara.
05 WITHOUT ME FT. KELLY ROWLAND & MISSY ELLIOTT
This Grammy-nominated song was produced by Harmony Samuels and features special guests Missy Elliott and Kelly Rowland. Released as the second single from Fantasia’s fourth album, Side Effects of You.
04 FREE YOURSELF
This Missy Elliott produced and Grammy-nominated song was issued as the fourth overall single from Fantasia’s debut album of the same name and became a top 5 R&B hit.
03 TRUTH IS
The breakout song from Fantasia’s debut album, Free Yourself, this song became a top 40 single as well as a top 5 R&B hit.
Fantasia earned her first and only Grammy win in 2011 for “Bittersweet”. The lead single from her third album, Back to Me.
01 WHEN I SEE U
Released as the second single from Fantasia’s self-titled sophomore album, this Grammy-nominated song became her first and so far only #1 single to appear on the R&B charts.
“I Made It” feat. Tye Tribbet
“When I Met You”
“Side Effects of You”
“Falling In Love Tonight”
“Two Weeks Notice”
"Get It Right"