In 2017, Anastacia released her new studio album Evolution and its lead single "Caught In The Middle".Also famed for her trademark glasses, she underwent corrective LASIK surgery in August 2005, although she still frequently wears them.She appeared in two videos for American hip hop trio Salt-n-Pepa ("Get Up Everybody (Get Up)" in 1988 and "Twist and Shout" in 1989).In 1990, she started her musical career as a backing vocalist.Spurred on by the multi-platinum, global smash "I'm Outta Love", Anastacia was awarded as the 'World's Best-Selling New Female Pop Artist' in 2001.Her commercial success continued with international hits such as "Paid My Dues", "One Day In Your Life" and the official song of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, "Boom".This afterwards led her to sign with Daylight, one of Epic's labels, by March 1999.

It went four times platinum in Europe and triple platinum in Australia; "Cowboys & Kisses" was released as the third single from the album, charting in the top forty in some European countries.As the last promotional only single, "Made for Lovin' You" charted in the UK at number twenty-seven and in France at number seventy-two.While "I'm Outta Love" was a top ten hit on the Hot Dance Club Play chart in the United States, "Not That Kind" did not chart on the Billboard Hot 100; however by the end of the year Anastacia would go on to be the World's Best Selling New Female Pop Artist at the 2001 World Music Awards.Anastacia met Lisa Braude (who later became her manager) in 1997.She encouraged her to join MTV's talent show The Cut in 1998.

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