“BITTERSWEET” #1 FOR THIRD CONSECUTIVE WEEK ON URBAN ADULT RADIO AIRPLAY CHART
Fantasia’s third studio album, Back To Me, debuts this week at #1 on Billboard’s R&B Albums chart and #2 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, according to Nielsen SoundScan. With over 117,000 units sold since its August 24th release on J Records, Back To Me marks Fantasia’s first #1 R&B album (Free Yourself debuted at #2, Fantasia at #3) and her highest Billboard Top 200 chart ranking (Free Yourself debuted at #8, Fantasia at #19).
Leading the way for the album’s chart-topping debut is the hit single “Bittersweet” which currently claims the #1 position on the Urban Adult Radio Airplay chart for three consecutive weeks. The Lenny Bass-directed video for the single is currently #4 on BET’s 106 & Park and in rotation on VH1 and in Power Rotation on VH1 Soul.
Critics are championing Back To Me with rave reviews.
Undeniably one of the most engaging and electrifying live performers of this generation, the eight-time Grammy nominee recently mesmerized audiences with performances on Good Morning America, Lopez Tonight and Steve Harvey’s Ford Hoodie Awards. Fantasia has also created an internet buzz with performances for Walmart Soundcheck, AOL Music Sessions and Live at VH1. Fantasia will debut her new single “I’m Doin’ Me” with upcoming performances on 106 & Park (9/8) Live! With Regis & Kelly (9/9), The Wendy Williams Show (9/10) and Mo’Nique (airdate tbd). The second season of VH1’s Fantasia For Real premieres on September 19th at 10PM ET/PT.