"I choose to be authentic in everything I do."

  • Born Oct. 3, 1975, Denver
  • India.Arie released her first album, Acoustic Soul, in 2001. It received positive praise and debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200. Months after it received substantial airplay, thanks to singles such as "Video" and Brown Skin," it went on to earn a multiplatinum certification from the RIAA.
  • Arie received her first seven GRAMMY nominations for 2001. She earned her first GRAMMY wins for 2002 for Best Urban/Alternative Performance for "Little Things," as well as Best R&B Album for Voyage To India. She made her GRAMMY stage debut at the 44th GRAMMY Awards in 2002 with a performance of "Video."
  • Arie has also dabbled in acting. In 2009 she portrayed Nina Simone in a staged reading of the Broadway musical "Soul Doctor" at the Roundabout Theatre Company.
  • The singer has supported a number of charities, including UNICEF. She's also performed charity concerts along with fellow musicians such as Stevie Wonder and Babyface. Many of her songs tackle issues such as Africa, AIDS and humanitarianism.

 

India.Arie

"I choose to be authentic in everything I do."

  • Born Oct. 3, 1975, Denver
  • India.Arie released her first album, Acoustic Soul, in 2001. It received positive praise and debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200. Months after it received substantial airplay, thanks to singles such as "Video" and Brown Skin," it went on to earn a multiplatinum certification from the RIAA.
  • Arie received her first seven GRAMMY nominations for 2001. She earned her first GRAMMY wins for 2002 for Best Urban/Alternative Performance for "Little Things," as well as Best R&B Album for Voyage To India. She made her GRAMMY stage debut at the 44th GRAMMY Awards in 2002 with a performance of "Video."
  • Arie has also dabbled in acting. In 2009 she portrayed Nina Simone in a staged reading of the Broadway musical "Soul Doctor" at the Roundabout Theatre Company.
  • The singer has supported a number of charities, including UNICEF. She's also performed charity concerts along with fellow musicians such as Stevie Wonder and Babyface. Many of her songs tackle issues such as Africa, AIDS and humanitarianism.

 

GRAMMY Award Results for India.Arie

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Wins
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Imagine
 
Wins
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Pearls
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Chocolate High
Best R&B Album
Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics
 
Nominations
Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
Words
 
Nominations
Best R&B Song
Beautiful Flower
 
Nominations
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
I Am Not My Hair
Best R&B Song
I Am Not My Hair
Best R&B Album
Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship
 
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
A Time To Love
 
Wins
Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Little Things
Best R&B Album
Voyage To India
Nominations
Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
Christmas Song
Best R&B Song
Good Man
 
Nominations
Record Of The Year
Video
Album Of The Year
Acoustic Soul
Song Of The Year
Video
Best New Artist
Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
Video
Best R&B Song
Video
Best R&B Album
Acoustic Soul