She wrote poems and stories as a young girl, but Ciara never took her writing seriously until she joined a girl group call Hearsay.
Although the group broke up, she saw this as an opportunity to work on her songwriting skills—a smart move, given Atlanta's reputation as a center of urban music talent.
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.
The lyrics from the single, from her fifth studio album, were interpreted by many to be the ultimate farwell to their failed relationship."I bet you start loving me as soon as I start loving someone else / Somebody better than you / I bet you start needing me as soon as you see me with someone else / Somebody other than you / And I know that it hurts / You know that it hurts your pride / But you thought the grass was greener on the other side," she sang.While the singer may have put her best foot forward in her new life with Wilson, her legal battles with Future linger on.RELATED: Future Reportedly Awarded Joint Custody Of Baby Future With Ciara The exes' court drama continues to dominate news headlines month after month leaving some fans with one burning question: what exactly are they fighting over?is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model and actress.
Born in Austin, Texas, she traveled around the world during her childhood, eventually moving to Atlanta, Georgia where she joined the girl group Hearsay (not to be confused with the British group Hear'Say); however, the group disbanded after having differences. Her third studio album, Fantasy Ride, released in 2009, was considerably less successful than Ciara's first two albums.
It was at this time Ciara was noticed for her songwriting. With his help, she signed a record deal with La Face Records. The album was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and earned her four nominations at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards. However, it produced the international top-ten single "Love Sex Magic" featuring Justin Timberlake, which earned her a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.
In 2004, Ciara released her debut studio album Goodies, which spawned four commercial singles: "Goodies", "1, 2 Step", "Oh" and "And I". During the same time, she was featured on Missy Elliott's "Lose Control" and Bow Wow's "Like You", both reached No. Ciara released her second studio album, Ciara: The Evolution, in 2006 which spawned the hit singles "Get Up", "Promise", "Like a Boy" and "Can't Leave 'em Alone". The following year, Ciara released her fourth studio album Basic Instinct, which was met with low sales and continued a downward trend in her commercial performance.
Unfortunately, things, as they sometimes do in hip-hop relationships, went sour.
From custody battles to Twitter rants to the ensuing public fall-out, fans have been looking like Michael Jackson in the theater during the “Thriller” video, slowly munching on popcorn, watching as things get wilder by the day.
As the only child of Jackie and Carlton Clay Harris, she grew up on U. Army bases all over the world, including stops in Nevada, New York, California, Arizona and even Germany.