AboutCiara(born Ciara Princess Harris on October 25, 1985 in Fort Hood, Texas) is a Grammy-Award winning, American singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer, fashion model, music video director, actress and soon to be a fashion designer.
Born in Austin, Texas, United States, Ciara made her debut in the summer of 2004 with the Billboard #1 single Goodies (feat. Petey Pablo). The album Goodies was released in the US on September 28, 2004, and in the UK on January 24, 2005. It produced three #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, selling three million in U.S and over five million worldwide.
Basic Instinct, her the fourth studio album, was released on December 10, 2010 by LaFace. The album saw the singer return to her urban roots, as it featured R&B cuts and bass-heavy dance tracks. The album was executively produced by the singer alongside her A&R agent Mark Pitts and writing/production duo Tricky Stewart and The-Dream who, also produced records for Fantasy Ride. It also features production by Soundz and T-Minus, and guest appearances by Ludacris and Usher.