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7/19/2005

 
Double Platinum Award-Winning R&B Superstar Ciara Readies for First US Tour with 50 Cent

Also Releases 'Ciara-Goodies: The Videos & More' DVD July 12 and Her Next Single 'And I' August 8

NEW YORK, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ciara's debut album Goodies, certified DOUBLE PLATINUM by RIAA, features 3 successful singles: "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo (which spent 7 consecutive weeks at #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 charts), "1, 2 Step" which features Missy Elliott and equally proved to be a hit as well previously holding the #1 on the Pop 100 Billboard Charts, # 2 Billboard's Hot 100 and # 4 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop chart and the hot current single "Oh" features rapper Ludacris. It is currently # 10 on the Top 40 Rhythm charts and # 15 on the R&B Mainstream chart. The video is still in heavy rotation on BET and MTV. Her fourth single "And I" is produced by Adonis and will impact radio early August.

With this success, Ciara has just released her first DVD, "Ciara-Goodies: The Videos & More DVD. The performance DVD shows "Behind the Scenes" and "Making Of" footage of her three videos as well as her Soul Train Awards Performance rehearsal at this year's show in which she won Entertainer of the Year (Female). Just coming off the heels of winning two awards at this year's BET Awards in June for Best Collaboration (for 1, 2 Step with Missy Elliot) and BET.com's Viewers Choice, and being nominated for seven Teen Choice Awards including Best Female Artist and Best R&B Artist, she readies herself to go on tour on some dates with 50 Cent.

Catch her in a City Near You:

Date: City: Venue

August 15 Cleveland, OH Gund Arena
August 16 Pittsburgh, PA Post Gazette Pavilion
August 17 Virginia Beach, VA Verizon Wireless Center
August 19 Wantaugh, NY Jones Beach Amphitheatre
August 20 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
August 21 Albany, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center
August 22 Boston, MA Tweeter Center
August 23 Hartford, CT Meadows Music Center
August 25 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
August 26 St. Louis, MO UMB Bank Pavilion

She will also headline two dates as well:

September 2 Jackson, NJ Six Flags Great Adventure
September 3 Mashantucket, CT Foxwoods Resort Casino

Also look out for the New Vibe Magazine cover on stands in September!

For More Information Contact:
Zomba Label Group
Tice Merriweather, 212-824-1707
Ticeman.Merriweather@sonybmg.com

Source: Zomba Label Group

CONTACT: Tice Merriweather, Zomba Label Group, +1-212-824-1707,
Ticeman.Merriweather@sonybmg.com

Web site: http://www.jiverecords.com/




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