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Ciara “Jackie” Epic Records

Grammy award winner, Ciara is set to release her 6th album JACKIE, available in stores and online May 4 [Epic/Sony Music Entertainment].

The industry’s top producers and songwriters have contributed to the new LP including studio maverick Dr. Luke, Polow da Don, Harmony Samuels, The Underdogs (Damon Thomas & Harvey Mason, Jr.), and co-writers include Rock City, Ester Dean and hit maker Diane Warren.  The emotional premiere single; “I Bet” from Jackie (named after her mother) has pushed musical genres at radio on the music charts.   “I Bet” is shaping out to be another hit for Ciara on urban and rhythm radio formats and has impacted Top 40 Mainstream radio this week as well.  To date the Pop and R&B star has amassed a career total of 27-charted singles.

The album’s cover image and packaging was shot by international fashion photographer Francesco Carrozzini.   “I could not be any more happy than I am about my album cover and packaging.  Much like my music, I was able to express my vision creatively exactly how I wanted to. Working with Francesco was truly an honor and a dream come true.  I feel we were able to create a timeless image,” says Ciara.

The sexy music video of “I Bet” in which Ciara has received critical acclaim and has been dubbed “Glamorous Couture” (Yahoo!) “Incredible dancing abilities (Cosmopolitan),” and “She keeps on winning with the release of the “I Bet” video” (MTV News). Ciara rocks ballet pointed shoes, leg warmers and a couture tutu.    The video has surpassed 12.5 million views in just 2 weeks.


“I Bet”

From Jackie

Epic Records

Ciara has been called the “Queen of Dance” and will release new club remixes for “I Bet” featuring Joe Jonas (Jonas Brothers), T.I. and international producer and DJ, R3hab.

Delivery Agent, the company that powers omni-screen commerce for Ciara will launch a Ciara digital store giving fans the opportunity to pre-order the Jackie album and purchase concert tickets before they go on-sale to the public.  Additionally, Delivery Agent will shop-enable Ciara’s Tweets, giving her Twitter followers the opportunity to purchase an exclusive product bundle directly from her Tweets.

Ciara will embark on a U.S. tour beginning May 3.  This marks her first live concert tour in over six years.   The first leg of the tour will make stops in 18 major cities beginning May 3 in Chicago and continuing to May 31 in San Francisco.


May 3 Chicago IL                               House of Blues

May 5 New York NY                        Best Buy Theatre

May 7 Boston MA                             House of Blues

May 9 Silver Spring MD                    The Fillmore

May 10 Glenside PA                        Kenswick Theatre

May 12 Charlotte NC                      Fillmore

May 13 Atlanta GA                          Center Stage

May 15 Miami FL                              Fillmore

May 16 Tampa FL                             The Ritz Ybor

May 19 New Orleans LA                Joy Theatre

May 20 Houston TX                         House of Blues

May 22 Dallas TX                               House of Blues

May 23 San Antonio TX                  The Aztec Theatre

May 24 Corpus Christi TX              Brewster Street Ice House

May 27 San Diego CA                      House of Blues

May 29 Riverside CA                       Riverside Municipal Auditorium

May 30 Los Angeles CA                   Club Nokia

May 31 San Francisco CA               Regency

Ciara has teamed up with Live Nation and Yahoo Music to live-stream her May 9th concert from Silver Spring, MD.  This is one of 365 concerts to stream over a 12-month period on the Live Nation Channel on Yahoo Screen.   Fans will also have the freedom to stream the concert wherever they are through Yahoo Screen on iOS, Android, mobile Web, desktop, and Smart TV platforms including Apple TV, Roku, and Xbox 360.

Ciara will co-star in the new exciting variety formatted NBC series “I Can Do That!” America’s brightest entertainers will come together to compete and showcase their incredible talent. Each week, a group of six actors/musicians to perform breathtaking and unique acts to prove to the audience that “they can do that!”  The show will premiere May 26 on NBC.