Making Moves: Ciara Signs with IMG Models
Ciara has signed to IMG Models according to a post the singer shared with fans via Instagram. “I’m super thrilled about partnering with IMG Models,” Ciara told her eleven million followers. “I have always had a strong love for fashion and I’m grateful to be surrounded by so many great friends that are the best at what they do in the industry. This partnership will give me an opportunity to grow and experiment as an artist. I truly look forward to all the amazing things we have planned ahead.”
Ciara’s Essence Magazine Photo Shoot
Kudos to Ciara for finally landing the cover of Essence magazine. The Body Party singer was lensed for the cover and inside photo shoot by Dennis Leupold, one half of the photography duo of Gomillion & Leupold. The duo previously worked with Ciara during her Basic Instinct era and have also directed videos for Fantasia (Without Me) and Jennifer Lopez (Same Girl).
Ciara Covers Essence Magaine’s Mother’s Day Issue
Good news C-Squad, your girl Ciara has finally landed her first Essence magazine cover. CiCi graces the Mother’s Day special edition, and is featured on two different covers, both of which show her sitting on a swing surrounded by flowers. Ciara says gracing the cover has always been a dream of hers and calls the opportunity another unexpected blessing in her career.
Ciara to Host the 2016 Billboard Awards with Ludacris
We have some good news for all you Ciara fans out there, your girl is set to host this year’s Billboard Music Awards when it airs live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on May 22.
Ciara Tells Her ‘My Jeep Story’
Why tour or make music when you can hawk Jeep Wranglers for a living? What is wrong with Ciara? Like Kelly Rowland, she seems to make all the wrong moves when it comes to her career. Each repeatedly puts their music on the back burner to do things like appear on reality shows and sell products that do nothing to enhance either of their brands.
Ciara Postpones Her Jackie Tour to Concentrate on New Album
Sorry, Csquad, Ciara has postponed her Jackie Tour for the second time. But worry not, just as I reported a week ago, in an attempt to make the tour even better, Ciara has returned to the studio to record new music to perform on the road.
Ciara Leaving Epic Records for Independent Deal
Ciara is reportedly looking to sever ties with both her label, Epic Records, and her manager, Lisa Ellis. While promoting his memoir Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic and Searching for Who’s Next, L.A. Reid reportedly told a small crowd of fans the singer was choosing to voluntarily leave the label. Ciara has been signed to Epic since 2012 and has released two albums under the label’s guidance, including 2015’s Jackie, which spawned the platinum selling hit I Bet.
Ciara Takes Future to Court
If you guys haven’t heard already, Ciara is suing Future for libel and defamation of character. The Body Party singer is accusing her child’s father of using the internet to malign her character in an attempt to undermine her career. Ciara is asking a judge to muzzle the trap rapper, as well as a cool fifteen million in damages.