The Evolution of Ciara

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  • Ciara | Black Girls Rock | Music | BET
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  • Ciara | Black Girls Rock | Music | BET
  • Ciara | Black Girls Rock | Music | BET
  • Ciara | Black Girls Rock | Music | BET

Beginnings as a Songwriter

The pop star started her career as a behind-the-scenes songwriter. She penned her first major hit, "Got Me Waiting," for Fantasia Barrino's debut album, Free Yourself, which caught music executives' attention. They began to take note of her songwriting skills and potential as an artist. 

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