Free Yourself is the debut album by American Idol winner Fantasia Barrino, which was released on November 23, 2004. The album was a great success for Barrino, selling over 240,000 units in its first week, and reaching number eight on the United States Billboard 200 chart. Free Yourself is certified platinum in the US and has been nominated for more than twenty awards, four of which were Grammy Awards.
The album had a series of hit singles with "Truth Is", "Baby Mama", and the title track, "Free Yourself", being huge R&B hits. With two of those songs reaching number one on the US Adult R&B Airplay chart, one being "Truth Is" which achieved a record stay at number one on the chart for a female artist at fourteen weeks. "It's All Good" was a Club hit reaching the top 10, and "Ain't Gonna Beg You" received radio airplay.