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…