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Singer India.Arie's Latest 'Testimony'

Hear a Live Performance in NPR's Studio 4A

Singer India.Arie's Latest 'Testimony'

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India.Arie's 2001 debut album, Acoustic Soul, earned her seven Grammy nominations. hide caption

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India.Arie's 2001 debut album, Acoustic Soul, earned her seven Grammy nominations.

Three From 'Testimony'

These Eyes

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Private Party

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Better People

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Five years after her debut album went platinum and shot her to stardom, India.Arie is still committed to telling people what relationships are really like.

Her third album, Testimony, Vol. 1: Life and Relationship, hit stores last month.

Arie believes that music should be an honest output of emotion into song. It's also the way she leads her life outside the studio.

The fact that Testimony released on June 27, National HIV Testing Day, is a testament to her concerns for social change. She is a United States Ambassador to UNICEF and recently traveled to South Africa to learn more about the AIDS epidemic there.

Now, with 12 Grammy nominations to her name, India.Arie is poised for another hit. Testimony jumped to the top spot on the Billboard chart.

India.Arie visits NPR's Studio 4A, where she performs a few songs and talks about her music.

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