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India.Arie Testifies On New Album

Neo-soul artist India.Arie will release her third album, "Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship," May 9 via Universal Motown.

Neo-soul artist India.Arie will release her third album, "Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship," May 9 via Universal Motown. First single "I Am Not My Hair" reached No. 6 earlier this month on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles Sales chart; it can be streamed from Arie's official Web site.

The artist told Billboard in June 2005 that "Life & Relationship" would be the first half of a two-volume project, with the second installment covering love and politics. It is unknown if that project is still in the works.

The new album will be the follow-up to 2002's "Voyage to India," which debuted at No. 6 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 1 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Arie also co-wrote the title track of Stevie Wonder's 2005 comeback album "A Time 2 Love" with the legendary artist.