Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Ciara Wraps Up 2005 with a Big Bang Receiving 4 Nominations for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, Which Include Best New Artist
The 48th Annual Grammy nominations were announced today and Multi-Platinum Superstar Ciara was recognized with 4 nods from the Academy, which will air from Los Angeles on February 8th, 2006. Nominations include Best New Artist, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (1, 2 Step w/ Missy Elliot), Best Rap Song (Lose Control -- Missy Elliot f/Ciara and Fatman Scoop), and Best Short Form Music Video (Lose Control -- Missy Elliot f/Ciara and Fatman Scoop). Closing out 2005 with a bang, Ciara is currently on the road in this year's most critically acclaimed concert series, Gwen Stefani's Harajuku Lovers Tour 2005.
At only 20 years old, Ciara has quickly established herself as the entertainment industry's hottest triple threat. Having sold over 3 million records worldwide with a mega debut, Ciara's career has quickly launched into a world of music, movies and more! The scene stealing songstress has been recognized with over 30 notable nominations and awards which include nods from the MTV Video Music Awards, Billboard Awards, Teen Choice Awards, Lady of Soul Awards, the Soul Train Awards, American Music Awards, the CosmoGIRL "Born To Lead" Awards and now, 4 Grammy nominations!
Ciara's surmounting recognition has also secured her breakout performances at top music events and shows which include the BET Awards, VH-1's Hip Hop Honors, Vibe Awards, American Music Awards, and most recently, a show stopping performance at this week's Billboard Awards, where she performed a high energized melody of her 3 #1 singles, "Goodies," "1, 2 Step" and "Oh."
Ciara will bring her triumphant year to a close immediately following her tour with Gwen, where she will join Bow Wow, Omarion, and Chris Brown for the We Ain't Done Yet Holiday Tour.
CATCH CIARA IN A CITY NEAR YOU: HARAJUKU LOVERS TOUR Date: CITY VENUE December 9 Toronto, Canada Air Canada Centre December 11 Montreal, Canada Bell Centre December 12 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena December 14 Verona, NY Turning Stone Resort and Casino December 15 New York, NY Madison Square Garden December 17 Columbus, OH Schottenstein Center December 18 Nashville, TN Gaylord Entertainment Center December 20 Orlando, FL TD Waterhouse Centre December 21 Sunrise, FL Office Depot Center SCREAM IV TOUR Date: CITY VENUE December 22 Chicago, IL AllState Arena December 23 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena December 26 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden December 27 Philadelphia, PA Wachovia Spectrum December 28 Pittsburgh, PA Peterson Center December 29 Washington DC MCI Center December 30 New York, NY Madison Square Garden January 1 Atlanta, GA Phillips Arena For more information on Ciara kindly contact: Tracy Nguyen or Nicole Marzan Tice Merriweather 5W Public Relations Zomba Label Group (212) 999-5585 x 212 or 245 212-824-1707 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
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