Fantasia Got Married

FANTASIA GOT MARRIED - 0Fantasia Barrino is married now.

The season three American Idol winner wed longtime boyfriend Kendall Taylor on Saturday evening in a private ceremony held aboard a luxury yacht off the coast of Mooresville, North Carolina.

Fantasia took to Instagram to share the news with her fans, as well as gorgeous pics of the couple taken before the ceremony.

Read Fanny’s heartfelt words about Kendall below, as well as a special thank you the singer sent to her fans.
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Fantasia Opens Online Boutique


While scrolling through my Instagram account today I discovered Fantasia recently opened Rock Soul Boutique, an online store that features some of her own designs, as well as a bevy of her more gently worn items.

Fantasia said the store has been a work in progress for some time now, and that eventually she hopes to open up an actual brick and mortar location in her hometown of Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Michelle Williams Teams Up with Fantasia


Singer Michelle Williams has teamed up with fellow R&B diva Fantasia for the remix of her gospel inspired single ‘If We Had Your Eyes.’

The track is the first to be released from Michelle’s upcoming fourth solo album ‘Journey to Freedom, due out sometime in 2014.

Michelle called the collaboration “a dream” on Twitter, and told fans they can expect more surprises when the album is released.

Give the remix a listen below and let us know what you think.
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Fantasia Unveils New Video


Fantasia has finally unveiled the visuals for her ‘Without Me’ single, the second track to be lifted from her latest CD, ‘The Side Effects of You.’

The song features singer Kelly Rowland, rapper Missy Elliott, and is definitely one of the stand out tracks on Fantasia’s new album.

The visuals were directed by photographers Gomillion and Leupold- who really did their thing. If I didn’t know better I could have easily mistaken this for a Hype Williams production.

Check it out below and let us know what you think.

Fantasia: Health Scare Prompted Backup Plan

Fantasia Fantasia recently sat down with CNN and for the first time explained what prompted her to miss over 50 performances last year during her run as Celie in the Broadway production of The Color Purple.

The American Idol winner, who is now back starring in the play, says an unexpected health scare is what sidelined her run last summer, and ultimately forced her to seek a backup plan… an education.

“Actually, I had tumors, I was having surgery, and I was just tired,” says Fantasia. “I didn’t understand why I was so tired. I would go from “The Color Purple” and go get IV’s because they would say I was dehydrated but it wasn’t that. I had two tumors that were draining everything out of me.”

The tumors were in Fantasia’s throat of all places and the singer says she was unable to speak for over six weeks. Fully recovered now, Fantasia says almost losing her voice prompted her to to go back to school and seek her high school diploma.

Check out the entire interview below…