known professionally by her mononym Fantasia, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, and actress.
She rose to fame as the winner of the third season of the reality television series American Idol in 2004.
In 2012, VH1 ranked her number 32 out of the 100 Greatest Women in Music.
On April 18, 2013, Barrino returned to American Idol singing "Lose to Win." The performance dubbed "dynamic, passionate and powerful" won her fervent expressions of approval from the show's current judges and a wild ovation from the live audience.
The paper says the singer has been spotted wearing a new wedding ring earlier this week.