Fantasia Barrino

  • Release dateJuly 29, 2016
  • LabelRCA

The Definition Of… is the fifth studio album by American recording artist Fantasia. It was released by RCA Records and 19 Recordings on July 29, 2016 in the United States and for online streaming worldwide on Apple Music a day earlier. Fantasia worked with producers Ron Fair, Brian Kennedy, Neff-U, Jerome “J-Roc” Harmon and GRADES on the album. The album featured two top ten singles on the US Billboard Adult R&B Songs airplay chart: “No Time for It”, which peaked at number six, and “Sleeping with the One I Love” which peaked at number nine. In order to further promote the album, Fantasia embarked on a tour with Anthony Hamilton called Fantasia & Anthony Hamilton: Live in Concert.

The Definition Of… received mixed to positive reviews from music critics. The album peaked at number six on the US Billboard 200. The album also topped that week’s Billboard Top R&B Albums chart, and peaked at number two on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album was also promoted with a US twelve-show tour titled The Definition Of… Tour, which started on November 16, 2016 and ended on December 4, 2016. The third single “When I Met You” was released on January 17, 2017.