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"Video" is the first single released by American singer-songwriter India.Arie from her album Acoustic Soul. This song is her most successful one to date on the Billboard Hot 100. In 2002, "Video" was nominated for four Grammy Awards: "Record of the Year", "Song of the Year", "Best Female R&B Vocal Performance" and "Best R&B song". The song also contains a sample of "Fun" by Brick and a sample of "Top Billin'" by Audio Two.

Single by India.Arie
from the album Acoustic Soul
ReleasedFebruary 6, 2001
FormatCD single
Producer(s)Carlos "6 July" Broady
India.Arie singles chronology
"Brown Skin"


Chart (2001) Peak
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[1] 69
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 32
US Billboard Hot 100[3] 47
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 14
US Mainstream Top 40 (Billboard)[5] 22
US R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (Billboard)[6] 9
US Radio Songs (Billboard)[7] 40

Other appearancesEdit

The song is heard in the third episode of the first season of The Newsroom. The song is also heard in an episode of The Proud Family ("Makeover"), when Penny is giving a make-over to one of the Gross sisters.[citation needed]