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Nicole Scherzinger (born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger, 29.6.1978)
Nicole Scherzinger is a lead member of the Pussycat Dolls and is also dating the Formula One champion driver Lewis Hamilton.

Childhood: Nicole Scherzinger was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Alfonso Valiente and Rosemary. Her father is of Filipino descent and her mother is of Russian descent. Her parents separated when she was a baby and her maternal family moved to Louisville, Kentucky.

It was in Louisville that Nicole Scherzinger began performing, attending the Youth Performing Arts School at DuPont Manual High School. She was the first runner-up at the 1996 Kentucky State Fair's talent contest. Studying at Wright State University, Scherzinger majored in acting and musical theatre, performing in productions of Show Boat and Chicago.

In 1999, Nicole Scherzinger put her studies on hold in order to sing backing vocals for the rock band Days of the New.

Entertainment Career: Nicole Scherzinger was picked as one of the girl group Eden's Crush when she was on the TV series Popstars, becoming one of the group's main vocalists. Their 2001 single 'Get Over Yourself (Goodbye)' hit number one in the US sales charts and as a result, Eden's Crush supported Jessica Simpson and *NSync on tour. Since the band split, Nicole Scherzinger has stated that she did not enjoy her time in the band, but that it toughened her up and enabled her to be successful in the Pussycat Dolls.

After Eden's Crush disbanded, Nicole Scherzinger released a few solo records, using the stage name Nicole Kea. One of her tracks, 'Breakfast in Bed' was used on the soundtrack to 50 First Dates, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

Nicole Scherzinger joined the burlesque troupe the Pussycat Dolls, as they were being re-moulded as recording artists. Scherzinger had previously seen the troupe perform on The Late Show with David Letterman, when Carmen Electra sang 'Big Spender'.

The debut album from Pussycat Dolls was entitled PCD and was released in 2005. The lead single from Pussycat Dolls was 'Don't Cha', which became a global success. Originally, the song had been performed by Tori Alamaze and featured Busta Rhymes. The second single from the album, 'Stickwitu' was the band's second number one in the UK. A follow-up single, 'Beep', featured will.i.am from Black Eyed Peas but did not perform as well as its predecessors.

'Buttons' featured Snoop Dogg and reached number three on the UK singles chart. The sixth single from the album was 'Wait a Minute', which featured Timbaland.

After being selected to open for Black Eyed Peas on tour, Pussycat Dolls were also chosen to support Christina Aguilera, with Rihanna as the opening act in the UK.

Nicole Scherzinger's vocal talent was singled out by many and she went on to record a number of duets with artists such as Will Smith, Shaggy and Diddy.

To expound on her own popularity, Nicole Scherzinger released a debut album, entitled Her Name Is Nicole. She worked with songwriters such as Sean Garrett and Polow da Don and 'Whatever U Like' also featured the rapper T.I. The album also saw Scherzinger work with Gary Lightbody of Snow Patrol, Pharrell Williams, The Neptunes, Sting and Ne-Yo.

The second album from Pussycat Dolls was Doll Domination, in 2008. Following their World Domination Tour, Scherzinger told the press that she planned to work with Lady Gaga and A.R. Rahman. One single from the album, 'Watcha Think About That', featured Missy Elliott.

Their single 'Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)' was featured on the soundtrack to Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire.

In January 2010, it was reported that Nicole Scherzinger was working on a second album of solo material, working with the likes of Ne-Yo and Jay Sean. Later that year, Nicole Scherzinger took part in and won the TV reality contest, Dancing with the Stars. Other celebrities in the series included Pamela Anderson, Shannen Doherty, Buzz Aldrin and Aiden Turner.

In July, 2010, Nicole Scherzinger attended the Manchester auditions of the UK talent contest, X Factor as a guest judge with Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh, whilst Dannii Minogue was on maternity leave.

Personal Life: Having previously dated the actor Talan Torriero, Nicole Scherzinger is now dating Lewis Hamilton, the former Formula One world champion driver.



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Nicole Scherzinger seen on the red carpet entering The Brit Awards 2017 held at the O2 - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 22nd February 2017

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Nicole Scherzinger at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Nicole Scherzinger at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Black Eyed Peas Have 'awesome Tech' Project In The Works


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Black Eyed Peas are working on a new musical project featuring ''awesome tech''.

Frontman Will.i.am announced the group - also comprised of by apl.de.ap and Taboo - have been working with 50 creative people on the project, which he is refusing to label as an album.

The 41-year-old musician can't wait to share the new music with their fans and he says they will ''enter'' 2017 in a ''fresh'' way by addressing the changes in the music industry over the last five years, including the rise of streaming and the closing of record shops.

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Matt Terry Crowned This Year's 'X Factor' Winner


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Matt Terry has been crowned the winner of this year’s ‘x factor’.

The 23-year-old waiter, who was competed as part of Nicole Scherzinger's Boys' category, beat Finnish singer Saara Aalto, to claim the title on Sunday evening.

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Nicole Scherzinger at the 2016 Fashion Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Monday 5th December 2016

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Moana Review

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In a clear echo of Frozen, this Disney animated adventure centres on a fiercely independent young woman who doesn't follow the rules, doesn't need a man and sings songs of empowerment. But this story is set in the lush South Pacific, with deep blue seas, verdant rainforests and fiery volcanoes. And that gives it a fresh blast of energy and culture that more than makes up for the lack of proper tension in the rather formulaic story.

On a remote island, Moana (voiced by Auli'i Carvalho) is the daughter of the pragmatic chief (Temuera Morrison) and his sensitive wife (Nicole Scherzinger). Feeling like the sea is beckoning her, Moana is always in trouble, because the islanders are terrified of the dangers in the ocean beyond the reef. But Moana's grandmother (Rachel House) encourages her to follow her yearnings, revealing that Moana is the promised one who will travel to find the exiled demigod Maui (Dwayne Johnson) and return the Heart of Te Fiti to its rightful place, restoring life to the islands. Even though she feels inadequate, she heads off on her quest. And when she meets up with the arrogant Maui, she realises that this is going to be even harder than she thought.

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Nicole Scherzinger And James Arthur Are Set To Duet Together


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Nicole Scherzinger and James Arthur are set to duet together.

The 38-year-old singer and former Pussycat Dolls band member - who mentored the 28-year-old musician on 'The X Factor' in 2012 - has revealed she will provide the vocals to 'Let Me Love The Lonely' in a new single with Arthur, although it hasn't been done ''yet'' because Nicole's been ''unwell''.

Speaking to The Sun newspaper, Arthur said: ''We had a session booked but she was unwell so we haven't done it yet.

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Louis Walsh Hints That Nicole Scherzinger Has Had A Boob Job


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Louis Walsh has reportedly revealed that his fellow ‘X Factor’ judge Nicole Scherzinger has had a boob job, while appearing on ‘Celebrity Juice’ this week.

The music mogul filmed an episode of the often-explicit game show on Wednesday evening (November 2nd), when he potentially let slip a piece of news that Scherzinger might have wanted to keep from the public.

An audience member told the Daily Mirror the following morning: “The celebs were playing a game called 'What's The Craic' about different stars with secrets and someone made a comment about Nicole's boobs.

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Simon Cowell Stepping Up 'X Factor' Security In Wake Of Kim Kardashian Robbery


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In the aftermath of the high-profile robbery and attack on Kim Kardashian in Paris last weekend, Simon Cowell has revealed that he’s increased security around ‘The X Factor’ ahead of the live shows.

After weeks of auditions and Judges’ Houses, the live shows begin on Saturday night (October 8th), but the show’s head honcho admitted that recent events in the Kardashian world, coupled with fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger’s revelation that she had recently been harassed by a stalker, had led him to step up security around the show’s contestants and crew.

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Nicole Scherzinger Sometimes Feels She's "Missed Out" On Living Because Of Career


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‘The X Factor’ judge Nicole Scherzinger has expressed a tinge of regret over her pursuit of her career over her personal life.

The former Pussycat Dolls singer, 38, admitted in a new interview with The Mirror that she has consistently put work ahead of family, and occasionally feels that she has “missed out on life” as a result.

Scherzinger had previously dated British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, on and off, for several years before getting together with current boyfriend, 25 year old Bulgarian tennis pro Grigor Dimitrov. She spoke ahead of the Judges’ Houses round of ‘The X Factor’ about the current state of her love life.

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'X Factor' Living Doll Sada Vidoo Is Already A 'Platinum-Selling Artist' In Demark


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The most memorable contestant on Sunday night’s ‘X Factor’ auditions was undoubtably Sada Vidoo, a ‘living doll’ who gained four yeses from the judges for her rendition of ‘Love Is A Battlefield’. But while Sada may have been new to British TV viewers, it’s now be claimed that she is actually an established platinum-selling act from Denmark.

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Revamped 'X Factor' Scores Lowest Ratings In 10 Years, But ITV Have No Plans To Axe It


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The ‘x factor’s’ return on Saturday night gave the ITV talent show its lowest ratings for a series opener in 10 years, despite the revamped judging panel. On Saturday night Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh all returned to the show as judges, alongside Simon Cowell, while Dermot O’Leary was back as host.

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But the much hyped return of the fan-favourite judges didn't give the show the ratings boost it had hoped for. On Saturday night 6.8 million viewers tuned in, which was 800,000 down from last year's launch episode and the lowest numbers for a series opener since 2005.

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Lewis Hamilton On Why He And Nicole Scherzinger Really Split Up


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Nearly a year and a half after they broke off their long-term relationship, Lewis Hamilton has revealed the real reason why things came to an end between him and ‘X Factor’ judge Nicole Scherzinger.

The British Formula One world champion ended his seven-year romance with Scherzinger in February last year. It was widely rumoured that the ex-couple was struggling to maintain a long-distance relationship, with Hamilton travelling for more than half the year, but apparently the real reason is that Lewis felt more strongly about his car collection.

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Nicole Scherzinger

Date of birth

29th June, 1978

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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