There exists a trend in the industry that sees gifted singers sadly benched in favour of models who can breath to a beat. Unfortunate? Yes. However, it arguably allows for a deeper appreciation of those that are still carrying the torch for talent. Case, point, Fantasia.
The vocal powerhouse continues to earn praise aplenty for her ever-consistent catalogue and unmatchable stage showings.
This weekend saw her demonstrate the latter at Clive Davis’ Annual Pre-Grammy Gala, where she tore the roof off LAs the Beverly Center with a super-charged performance of ‘Stormy Weather’ (lifted from te Broadway production she recently starred in, ‘After Midnight’).
See why we’re giving Ms. Barrino thunderous applause below…
The confidence, the technique, the mic-play at the end. Everything.