The Washington State Fair hosted R&B artist Ciara to Level Up and party at the Columbia Bank Concert Series (Friday, Sept. 13)
Ciara is a Grammy Award-winning singer , songwriter, producer, model and actress. Over her 13-year career, she has sold more than 23 million records and 16 million singles worldwide, including chart-topping hits “Goodies,” “Ride,” “Oh,” “1, 2 Step,” “Body Party,” and “I Bet.” Most recently, Ciara has been scorching summer with her new song, “Level Up,” which has transformed into a defining moment for the culture with the subsequent movement it has incited.
Leaving the Fair we asked , What Did You Think About Ciara ?
“Ciara has so much energy and stage performance, Love Goodies, My JAM”
” I didn’t Know Russell married Janet Jackson” ” I Go CC, Keep Level Up ,Up, Up”
All the shows have been amazing Boys 2 Men , Hall & Oates , Chris Tomlin and the kid that was dancing and singing , I’m going to google him (Tauren Wells). Then Uncle Charlie Wilson is coming This Saturday, September 21 and tickets are still available.
Ciara launched her own record and entertainment company, Beauty Marks Entertainment (BME); the venture was launched for her to follow her own creative direction and release her music on her own terms, with the singer eventually hoping to sign additional artists. BME’s first endeavor was the release of the singles “Level Up“, “Freak Me”, and “Dose” in 2018, while Ciara officially announced its formation on February 7, 2019 at the MAKERS Conference.
Ciara announced that her seventh studio album would be titled Beauty Marks after her label and that it would be released on May 10, 2019. The album was made available for pre-order the following day, along with its fifth single, “Thinkin’ Bout You”. In speaking on the album’s development process, Ciara expressed that she now feels as she did at the start of her career, stating:
|“||I was this young girl excited to be living my dreams and having the best time. I’m back to that phase again.||”|
Ciara revealed that she co-wrote the title track “Beauty Marks” with Skylar Grey.
“Level Up” was released via digital download and through streaming platforms on July 18, 2018 as the album’s lead single, alongside a high-octane music video. The single peaked at 59 on the US Billboard Hot 100, while its music video inspired the viral “level up dance challenge”. Ciara also challenged fans to share three ways that they hoped to “level up” in life in promotion of the single. The song was certified Gold by the RIAA. With the success of “Level Up”, Ciara released the album’s second single, “Freak Me”, featuring Nigerian rapper, Tekno, less than a month later on August 10, 2018.
“Dose” was released as the album’s third single on September 14, 2018, after premiering on ESPN. The song’s music video premiered on October 25, 2018 (Ciara’s 33rd birthday). The album’s fourth single, “Greatest Love“, was released alongside its music video on February 11, 2019, to coincide with Valentine’s Day.
“Thinkin Bout You” was released as the fifth single on March 29, 2019, along with the album’s pre-order. Its music video premiered that same day. Ciara released a music video for the album’s title track on May 11, 2019 and was scheduled to release one for the album’s third track, “Set”, on June 14, 2019.
Ciara is married to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. They began dating in early 2015 and announced their engagement on March 11, 2016. They were married on July 6, 2016, at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England. Together, they have one child, a daughter, born on April 28, 2017.