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Ciara Dropped From Jive Records

9 Feb

Has Ciara been dropped from Jive Records? I don’t know for sure but it seems that way.

 After disappointing sales for her fourth studio album, Basic Instinct, it is being reported that Ci Ci has been dropped from Jive.

Despite receiving strong reviews from critics the album, Basic Instinct has only achieved sales of around 40k, which is serious drop from her previous albums. The failure of the album was attributed to poor timing, lack of promotion and poor singles. The only exception was the lead single “Ride” featuring Ludacris, which reached top-ten on the R&B charts.

Recently, Ciara told fans that the album’s highlight, “Turn It Up” (a high-paced/fast energy duet with Usher) would be the next single. According to All Access (http://www.webcitation.org/5viBsoxuB) the single was due for radio release on March 8, 2011. But it has since been removed (http://www.webcitation.org/5wKaCEtJv). Reports are now surfacing that Jive finally pulled the plug on Ciara. Continue reading