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Posted: Fri 06/21/2013 12:00 PM
She's sold 10 million albums and won four Grammy awards, but India.Arie wouldn't be the artist—or woman—she is today without the music of others. From the song that makes her believe in love to the tune that helped her turn a funeral into a sing-along, get all the defining tracks on the soundtrack of India.Arie's life. Click here to find out what she has to say about each song, then listen below!
Posted: Wed 06/19/2013 12:00 AM
Oprah on the set with Arie, 2007.
In 2010, Oprah received a heartfelt email from Grammy award-winning singer India.Arie, who had found herself after losing her way in the music industry. Below, Oprah shares that letter and her own thoughts about the power of India.Arie's authenticity. Read on, and tune in Sunday at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN or online.
Not long ago, I received a letter from a friend who's in the music business. Ask anyone in that world and they'll tell you that glamour and Grammys aside, it's a tough business. And like any business, especially a creative one, you have to keep reinventing yourself to stay relevant.
But my friend found that she'd lost her way in the very experience she loved most: making music.
That sort of thing happens to most of us at some point. We get caught up and lose our energy and strength and power to an agenda other than our own.
I asked my friend if I could share part of her letter with you, thinking her path back to herself might help you on this universal journey. So here's how India Arie got her power back:
"I took your advice to heart. After last year hurt bad enough, I chose—you said 'the universe will rise up to meet you wherever you are,' so I decided to just be me.
Posted: Mon 06/17/2013 12:00 AM
Oprah sits down with the multi-platinum and Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, India.Arie as she reveals a series of setbacks that caused her to consider leaving the music industry. This Sunday at 11 a.m. ET/PT, India opens up about hitting rock bottom when she found herself struggling between the demands of the music business, shares her thoughts on a recent controversy that unexpectedly placed her in the spotlight and divulges how she she returned to her spiritual roots, regained her energy and rediscovering her identity.
Tune in Sunday, June 23, at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN for the first of their two-part conversation. You can also join our worldwide simulcast on Oprah.com, Facebook.com/owntv or Facebook.com/supersoulsunday.
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