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Nicole Scherzinger
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Scherzinger attending's album wrap party in Hollywood, August 2012.
Background information
Birth name Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente
Born June 29, 1978 (1978-06-29) (age 43)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Genres R&B, pop, hip hop, dance, soul
Occupation(s) singer-songwriter, dancer, model
  • Piano
  • vocals
Years active 1999-present
Associated acts
  • Days of the New
  • Eden's Crush
  • The Pussycat Dolls

Nicole Elikolani Valiente Prescovia Scherzinger (born June 29, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, television personality, and philanthrophist.

Early life

Her father is of Filipino ancestry. Her mother is of Hawaiian and Russian ancestry. Her Catholic parents separated when she was a baby. At age six, she moved to Louisville, Kentucky. She took her German American stepfather's surname when he adopted her.

Personal life

Since 2006, Scherzinger has had an on-off relationship with Lewis Hamilton. She has had bulimia nervosa.


Scherzinger was one of the group members in Edens Crush after winning a spot from the reality show Popstars. Scherzinger was later a member of the Pussycat Dolls. On November 16, 2007, she released her first solo album, Killer Love. She was a judge on The Sing-Off in 2009 and 2010. She was a judge on The X Factor in the United States in 2011. She has been a judge on The X Factor in the United Kingdom since 2012. is the executive producer of her second album.


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Scherzinger on stage with the Pussycat Dolls

Solo singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
2007 "Whatever U Like" (featuring T.I.) 104 57 Her Name Is Nicole [shelved]
"Baby Love" (featuring 108 14 58 5 15 21 14 51
"Supervillain" (feat. Mad Scientist)
"Puakenikeni" (featuring Brick & Lace)

As featured performer

Year Title Main artist Chart positions Album
2006 "Lie About Us" Avant 76 Director
"You Are My Miracle" Vittorio Vittorio
"Come to Me" Diddy 9 4 11 6 3 8 3 44 Press Play
2007 "Scream" Timbaland (also featuring Keri Hilson) 122 12 41 20 9 10 18 45 8 Shock Value
2009 "Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)" A.R.Rahman & Pussycat Dolls 15 3 4 1 29 1 18 7 40 Doll Domination
"Hotel Room Service" (Official Remix) Pitbull 8 9 7 15 22 6 22 11 14 Rebelution

Album appearances

Year Song Artist Album
2001 "I Saw You" F.O.B. Love's a Woman's Game
"I'm Getting There"
2003 "I'll Be Your Love" (English Version) Violet UK Exposition of Global Harmony
2004 "Breakfast in Bed" Various Artists 50 First Dates Official Soundtrack, appeared on one track as 'Nicole Kea'
2005 "If U Can't Dance (Slide)" Will Smith Lost & Found
"Supa Hypnotic" Shaggy Clothes Drop
"Don't Ask Her That"
2007 "Scream" Timbaland Shock Value (album)
"Papi Lover" Daddy Yankee El Cartel: The Big Boss
"Fire" 50 Cent Curtis
2009 "Until U Love U" Pussycat Dolls Doll Domination Deluxe Edition
2010 TBA Slash Slash & Friends

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