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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 Addresses X Factor Rumours


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Singer and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger’s rollercoaster relationship with singing contest The X Factor continues with fans still not 100 per cent sure if she will be taking up a seat on the panel.

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Nicole, who is famous on the show for coining her own Scherzy-specific phrases including shamazing, appeared as a judge on series nine and ten and again in series 13 but her place has been less than certain for series 14, with super singer Mariah Carey’s name also in the frame.

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Nicole Scherzinger on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017

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Nicole Scherzinger on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017

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Nicole Scherzinger on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017

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Nicole Scherzinger at the Premiere of ABC's 'Dirty Dancing: The New Musical' - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 18th May 2017

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Enough Is Enough: Nicole Scherzinger And Others Star In Moving Charity Video Addressing Conflicts In Syria


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Nicole Scherzinger, Jude Law and others band together for an emotional video for the charity War Child, telling the story of 17-year-old Syrian girl Fatima and her traumatic experiences at the hands of terrorists in her hometown. The promo is part of the new Enough Is Enough campaign.

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Celebrities including actors Jude Law and Carey Mulligan, comedian Michael McIntyre, and musicians Sam Smith, James Bay, Marcus Mumford and Nicole Scherzinger recount the story of one teenager living in Syria who was forced to uproot with her family and move across the border in a new video for War Child UK.

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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 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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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.

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

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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Simon Cowell And Sharon Osbourne Miss 'The X Factor' Launch Event


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The new series of ‘The X Factor’ seems to have gotten off to an inauspicious start, after judges Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne failed to show up for the 13th series’ launch event this week.

56 year old Simon and 63 year old Sharon were both no-shows at the central London hotel on Thursday night (August 25th), as the other two judges Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh were left to do press commitments.

Cowell is currently busy with the final stages of ‘America’s Got Talent’ and was obviously unavailable, but Osbourne’s excuse was ‘filming commitments’ – whatever that means.

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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.

Nicole ScherzingerNicole Scherzinger [pictured] and Lewis Hamilton went their separate ways in February 2015

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Simon Cowell Makes Awkward Lewis Hamilton Joke In Front Of Nicole Scherzinger


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Simon Cowell made things a little awkward during the filming of the bootcamp stage of this year’s ‘X Factor’ on Sunday (July 10). The music mogul decided to tease fellow judge Nicole Scherzinger about her ex-boyfriend Lewis Hamilton, but the former Pussycat Doll didn't see the funny side.

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According to The Mirror, a contestant named Niall Sexton decided to perform Scherzinger’s 2014 hit ‘Run’ and afterwards Cowell decided to take a swipe at his fellow judge. “What’s the song called? Run. Why does it make me think of Lewis Hamilton? He’s fast. Let’s dedicate that to Lewis, shall we?” Cowell said.

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Nicole Scherzinger

Date of birth

29th June, 1978

Occupation

Musician

Sex

Female

Height

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