Truth Is (Fantasia Barrino song)
|Single by Fantasia|
|from the album Free Yourself|
|B-side||"Baby Mama" (7")
"It's All Good" (CD/12")
|Released||December 7, 2004release history)(see|
|Producer(s)||Soulshock & Karlin|
|Fantasia singles chronology|
"Truth Is" is the first single released by Fantasia from her debut album, Free Yourself. The song peaked at number twenty-one on the Billboard Hot 100 and had great success on the U.S. R&B 100 chart, peaking at number two and setting a record for the longest stay at number one for a female artist on the Billboard Adult R&B Airplay chart, with fourteen consecutive weeks. In 2006, Truth Is, along with "Free Yourself", won an ASCAP R&B/Hip-Hop award.
The song's distinctive piano line is sampled from "Highways of My Life" by The Isley Brothers.
The song appears in the game Karaoke Revolution Party.
Release and promotion
Single was released on December 7, 2004 for digital download, CD and 12" vinyl. On 7" vinyl, its B-side was "Baby Mama" while on 12" vinyl and some CD versions "It's All Good" was its B-side. It was released in a digital remix EP format (Dance Vault Mixes) on March 29, 2005. It was promoted by a music video, which was released in 2004 and numerous live performances.
Single peaked at number twenty-one on US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It also topped the Adult R&B Airplay chart for fourteen consecutive weeks, setting a record for the longest stay at number one for a female artist on that chart. It also peaked at number two on US Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. In 2006, it won an ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Award for Most Performed Song, along with "Free Yourself".
"Dance Vault Mixes - Truth Is" Digital EP
- "Truth Is" (Nate Skaten Radio Edit) - 4:02
- "Truth Is" (Nate Skaten Instrumental) - 4:01
- "Truth Is" (Nate Skaten Acappella) - 3:48
- "Truth Is" (Nate Skaten Mixshow) - 4:58
US Promo CD Single
- "Truth Is" (Album Version) - 3:53
- "Truth Is" (Instrumental) - 3:53
- "Truth Is" (Call Out Hook) - 0:10
US 7" Single
- "Truth Is" - 3:53
- "Baby Mama" - 4:15
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||21|
|U.S. Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs||2|
|U.S. Billboard Adult R&B Airplay Songs||1|
Awards and nominations
|2006||ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Award||Most Performed Song||Won|
|United States||December 7, 2004|||
|March 29, 2005||Dance Vault Mixes EP – digital download|||
- "Fantasia – Truth Is/Baby Mama." (n.d.) Yahoo! Shopping. Retrieved December 12, 2006.
- "Fantasia (4) – Free Yourself (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. 2004-11-23. Retrieved 2012-01-15.
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