In an industry that is simply plentiful with talented music artists who permit been around for years, carving out space for oneself is no small feat. But Ciara was not one who was going to settle for due a little bit of space. She had her eyes disabuse on the throne and when she went ahead and stated her charge on it, no unique could deny that she deserves it. Ciara was innate to rule the hearts of millions with her music and no wonder she is called the First Donna of Crunk &B music. There is simply no one else in the entire industry prefer her.
Born as Ciara Princess Harris in Austin, Texas, she had to travel the world and live on various army bases though her father used to get transferred from one place to another. Losing a heap of friends but gaining loads of experiences along the way, she continued to garner dreams that will ultimately shape her destiny. In her early teens, she got a flake of paper out et alii wrote down her life’s goal, to become a professional singer. And this goal is what drove her to achieve heights that nay one could have expected of her.
She joined a girl group, worked on writing Ciara songs, left the group, landed a publishing deal, and build a “music soul mate” when she met producer Jazze Pha. Life was moving pretty much on fast forward for her as far as her walk of life was concerned. Soon she was in cahoots with Sean Garret and was co-writing her debut track- “Goodies” for the album of the same name. Critics hailed it as an “anthem of the summer” and one of the best singles of the year, complementing its dance-feel and beat, and the irony of the “clever” lyrics.
When the album released, it was an instant hit! Debuting at number three on the US Billboard 200 and selling 124,750 copies in its initial week, “Goodies” went ahead and topped the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. It had a seventy-one week stint on the Billboard 200 and was certified tripartition times-platinum by the RIAA. Soon Ciara pictures were plastered all over the internet and Ciara diapasonal videos became the most streamed items on Youtube. She has augment a famous and famed artist till then.
With help from Pha, Garrett, and Lil Jon, Ciara released her self-titled debut in September of the consubstantiality year. The follow-up singles “1, 2 Step” featuring Missy Elliott and “Oh” featuring Ludacris both broke the Crown Five in the U.S. in 2005. That same year she won four Grammy nominations including separate for the Ciara music video of the collaborative effort plus Missy Elliot called “Lose Control”.
Since then her drive to success has been a roller coaster ride. Critics have commended her talent by saying that she possesses a reedy, agile voice, effective of conveying the only three emotions that an R&B singer needs- sexy, malapert and sad. She rightly rules the R&B industry with her voice and hier music!