Simpson has since announced work on her eighth studio album, slated for release in 2017 He went on to sign her to the label, claiming "She had a great little look and a great attitude, a fresh new face, and something a bit different than Britney and all of them; she could actually sing." While at a Christmas party in 1998, Simpson met 98 Degrees singer Nick Lachey, and the two began a romantic relationship; Lachey claimed that he left the party and proclaimed to his mother that he would marry Simpson some day.

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It was confirmed in March 2006 that she had parted ways with Columbia Records, whom she had been with since the launch of her career, and had signed a new recording contract with Epic Records.

The song most notably entered the top ten of the i Tunes Store at the same time as her sister's single "Invisible" (2006), marking the first time that two siblings had appeared simultaneously in the store's top ten.

The album itself earned a gold certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).

Simpson married singer Nick Lachey on October 26, 2002 after four years of dating.

The couple starred in the reality television series Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica (2003–05) on MTV, chronicling their marriage and careers.

The show became a pop culture phenomenon, and made Simpson and her husband household names.With the release of her sixth studio album, Simpson attempted to shift into the country music genre.The project was met harshly by critics, and failed to achieve commercial success.Both lines were cancelled following a string of lawsuits.Simpson began working on her fifth studio album in 2005."A Little Bit" (2001), the album's second and final single, failed to achieve much success.