Grammy Award-winning soul singer India.Arie releases her eighth studio album, WORTHY, by way of SoulBird/BMG. The challenge is herald by the sultry and eargasmic Top Ten R&B hit “That Magic,” and the highly effective and thought-provoking “What If.”
“My favorite definition of the word ‘worthy’ is deserving of regard and respect. The songs on this album implicitly or explicitly carry the message and the energy of the word,” Arie states concerning the challenge. “I set out with the title even before I had the song, which is unusual for me, but I wanted to remind people that even though the world ordains that you have to ‘do’ or ‘be’ something to be ‘worthy,’ that’s not true. There is nothing special we have to do or be, we all are worthy once we arrive at that realization. A person who feels empowered in that way is a much more powerful force in this world.”
WORTHY helps followers to get reacquainted with the influential famous person and her new assortment of uplifting and intuitive songs. India gathered earlier acclaimed producers/collaborators for the brand new effort; amongst them are the album’s govt producer Aaron Lindsey, longtime collaborators Shannon Sanders and Branden Burch, in addition to new collaborator Chuck Butler.
Arie’s upcoming North American WORTHY TOUR kicks off on April 30 on the Florida Theatre in Jacksonville, with marquee cities introduced to this point together with Atlanta, New Orleans, Austin, Detroit, Boston and New York City.
After greater than 10 million albums bought and ten world excursions, together with with icon Stevie Wonder, India.Arie is acknowledged as a world distinction maker.
Among her accomplishments; 5 Top Ten albums, 22 GRAMMY nominations, quite a few NAACP Image Awards, BET Awards, MTV Awards, and command performances for 3 US Presidents.