The album went on to be certified platinum by the RIAA in the United States, within only five weeks of its release, and has sold 1.3 million copies according to Nielsen Sound Scan.
The song was used for the film Step Up (2006) and featured on the film's soundtrack.
In early 2004, she wrote a demo with record producer, Sean Garrett, which came to the attention of Lil Jon and became her debut single "Goodies".
Lil Jon stated later that he knew it would be big seeing how it sounded similar to Usher's international hit, "Yeah! Following the release of the album, Ciara was hailed as the "First Lady of Crunk&B".
is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model and actress.
In 2011, she signed a new record deal with Epic Records, and released her self-titled fifth studio album, Ciara, in 2013 which included the R&B top-ten single "Body Party".On December 5, 2006, Ciara released her second studio album, Ciara: The Evolution.According to the singer, the title of the album is "about so much more than just my personal growth – it's about the evolution of music, the evolution of dance, the evolution of fashion." Ciara: The Evolution became Ciara's first number one album on the U. Billboard 200 and second on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts with sales of more than 338,000 becoming her highest first week of sales to date.Conceived as a crunk female counterpart to Usher's "Yeah!", the lyrical content goes against the grain, speaking of abstinence, rejecting advances because "the goodies will stay in the jar." Critics hailed it as an "anthem of the summer" and one of the best singles of the year, complementing its dance-feel and beat, and the irony of the "clever" lyrics.