Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985), professionally known as Ciara, is a Grammy Award-winning American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, fashion model, music video director, actress and soon to be fashion designer. Ciara made her debut in the summer of 2004 with the Billboard number-one single "Goodies". The album Goodies was released in the United States on September 28, 2004, and in the UK on January 24, 2005. It produced three top two singles on the Billboard Hot 100, selling over three million in the U.S., and over five million worldwide, and earned various awards and nominations.
Ciara's second album, Ciara: The Evolution, was released in December 2006. It has spawned the Billboard Hot 100 top ten hit "Get Up", and the R&B/Hip-Hop Charts top ten hits "Promise", "Like a Boy", and "Can't Leave 'em Alone". To date, the album, which went platinum only five weeks after its release, has sold over two million copies worldwide.