At the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, Ciara received four nominations for Best New Artist, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "1, 2 Step", Best Rap Song for Missy Elliott's single "Lose Control", and won her last nomination, Best Short Form Music Video for Lose Control.On December 5, 2006, Ciara released her second studio album, Ciara: The Evolution."Like a Boy" was released as the second international single which reached within the top twenty in the UK, The song achieved moderate success in other international markets.In support of the album, Ciara went on her first headlining tour in October 2006.She made guest appearances on Missy Elliott's single "Lose Control" and on Bow Wow's single "Like You", which both peaked at number three in the United States and obtained worldwide success.She was an opening act for Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers Tour 2005 and went on tour with Chris Brown and Bow Wow on the Holiday Jam Tour in December 2005.It was when she was writing songs that she met music producer, Jazze Pha, whom she called her "music soulmate." In 2002, the two recorded four demos, "1, 2 Step", "Thug Style," "Pick Up the Phone," and "Lookin' at You," which all appeared on her debut album, which was released two years later."1, 2 Step" was the second single released from it and became a hit.
Ciara has also transitioned into acting and modeling.
lead single, the title track, featuring Petey Pablo, was released on June 8, 2004.
Conceived as a crunk female counterpart to Usher's "Yeah!
In 2006, she made her film debut in All You've Got, followed by Mama, I Want to Sing! In 2013, Ciara had a recurring role in the US TV series, The Game.
In 2016, Ciara signed a signed a modeling contract with IMG.
is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model and actress.