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


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'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

SOURCE: Zomba Label Group

CONTACT: Tice Merriweather, Zomba Label Group, +1-212-824-1707,

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