Nicole Scherzinger Profile:
Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger best known as Nicole Scherzinger with nickname Cola, Nikki, Nicole Kea, Pretty Cola was born June 29, 1978 (star sign: Cancer) with birth name is Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente at her hometown in Honolulu, Hawaii (HI), United State of America (USA). Nicole Scherzinger is a beautiful American female (Pop, R&B) singer, female songwriter, music diva, female model, occasional (film, movie, television, music video) actress, female dancer, female artist, Hollywood star (superstar), and Hawaii women celebrity. She has a hair color: gorgeous shiny black, eyes color: sexy dark brown, height: 5′ 5½” (166 cm), measurements: 36-23-37, assets: stunning Hawaii beauty, good singer/dancer, and great talent, hobbies: watching movies, singing in the stage, stage action, dancing in the stage, photography acting, movie acting, pose in front of the camera, and modeling, genres: Pop, R&B, labels: A&M, Interscope, and associated acts: Pussycat Dolls, Eden’s Crush.
Nicole Scherzinger is most popular and famous as the lead singer (vocalist) of the Pussycat Dolls. Previously, Nicole Scherzinger was a backing vocalist for the late-1990s rock group Days of the New, then Nicole Scherzinger was part of reality TV girl group Eden’s Crush. After the disbandment of the group Nicole Scherzinger joined the Pussycat Dolls and became the lead vocalist during the transition to a popular music group. So far, the Pussycat Dolls have released two albums, PCD and Doll Domination, with two supporting tours. More recently, on early 2010, Nicole Scherzinger was announced the winner of the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars.
Nicole Scherzinger Biography:
In her early life (1978–2001), Nicole Scherzinger was born with birth name is Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente on June 29, 1978 at her hometown in Honolulu, Hawaii (HI), United State of America (USA). Nicole Scherzinger is born to Alfonso Valiente who is of Filipino, and her mother, Rosemary, is of Hawaiian and Russian descent. Nicole Scherzinger first attended Meyzeek Middle School as an adolescent. Growing up, Nicole Scherzinger states that she didn’t have a lot of money and the singer thanks her mom for all the support she gave her to become what she is today. Nicole Scherzinger began performing in Louisville, attending the Youth Performing Arts School at duPont Manual High School and performing with Actors Theatre of Louisville. Nicole Scherzinger as a teenager was the first runner-up at the 1996 Kentucky State Fair’s Coca-Cola Talent Classic contest. Nicole Scherzinger majored in acting and musical theatre at Wright State University, where Nicole Scherzinger played Velma Kelly in Chicago and Julie La Verne in Show Boat but put her studies on hold on 1999 to sing backing vocals for the rock band Days of the New.
In her early career and Eden’s Crush (1999-2003), Nicole Scherzinger appeared on the second album by Days of the New, released on 1999. Nicole Scherzinger also recorded two songs with Barry Drake’s F.O.B, which were released on 2001. Nicole Scherzinger on 2001 competed in the premiere season of The WB’s television show Popstars, on which Nicole Scherzinger earned a spot in the all-girl pop group Eden’s Crush. Nicole Scherzinger became one of the main vocalists for the group. Their 2001 US single “Get Over Yourself (Goodbye)” peaked at number one in sales and hit the top ten on Billboard Hot 100. They toured in support of both *NSync and Jessica Simpson. “Love This Way” was the second single chosen from the Popstars album; however, their record company, London-Sire Records, folded and the group eventually disbanded. Songwriter Kara DioGuardi contributed one track to the album, and later went on to co-write with Nicole Scherzinger for PCD, Doll Domination and Her Name Is Nicole.
After the disbanding of Eden’s Crush, Nicole Scherzinger made a few promotional solo appearances under the stage name of Nicole Kea, including covering “Breakfast in Bed” for the soundtrack to 50 First Dates on 2003. Nicole Scherzinger later worked with Yoshiki of Japanese rock band X Japan on his Violet UK project. Nicole Scherzinger sang the English version of “I’ll Be Your Love” live with the Tokyo Symphonic Orchestra. The track also appeared on the 2003 Various Artists album Exposition of Global Harmony.
In her career on 2003 until present (Pussycat Dolls), Nicole Scherzinger on May 2003, Scherzinger joined the Pussycat Dolls burlesque troupe, who were being re-cast as recording artists. Nicole Scherzinger had first seen them performing on The Late Show with David Letterman on November 2002, where Carmen Electra sang “Big Spender” from the Bob Fosse musical Sweet Charity.
The Pussycat Dolls have worldwide status as a popular singing group, with “Don’t Cha”, “Buttons”, “Stickwitu” and “When I Grow Up” as Top 10 hits in the United States. The album PCD went double-platinum in 2006. Nicole Scherzinger sang nearly all lead vocals on the album, with Carmit Bachar and Melody Thornton also contributing. It was revealed on 2006 that the Dolls are salaried employees of Interscope Records, giving the label a high level of control over the group’s finances and business decisions.
Nicole Scherzinger is the only group member with songwriting credits on PCD; she co-wrote “I Don’t Need a Man” with Kara DioGuardi and producer Rich Harrison, and co-wrote “Buttons” with producer Sean Garrett. Another collaboration with DioGuardi, “Flirt”, became a bonus track on PCD and later became a B-side to “Buttons”. As with PCD, Nicole Scherzinger is the only group member to have songwriting credits on the second Dolls’ album Doll Domination.
Along with the Pussycat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger was asked by Ron Fair to record the English version of “Jai Ho”, the hit song from the film Slumdog Millionaire. The new version titled “Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny)” was released to iTunes on February 23, 2009, and elsewhere worldwide on February 24. A video accompanying the song has been shot at a Vienna train station and was released worldwide on March 13, 2009.
In her appearances in media, Nicole Scherzinger has made minor appearances as an actress. Nicole Scherzinger appeared in the TV comedy, Half & Half, My Wife and Kids and the 2003 film Love Don’t Cost a Thing. Nicole Scherzinger also had a role on 2001 as one of the “Pop Stars” in the episode “Finally!” of the show Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, in Wanda at Large, Chasing Papi, Be Cool and Cane. Nicole Scherzinger was supposed to cast in one of the lead roles in the upcoming movie with the Filipino Boxing Champion Manny Pacquiao together with professional wrestler Dave Batista. Nicole Scherzinger was about to play the leading lady of the Filipino Champ but it was cancelled and her role went to the filipina actress Ruffa Mae Quinto. Nicole Scherzinger also made an appearance in the Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush show as herself.
Nicole Scherzinger on 2006 made a “Bench Body” brand underwear commercial in the Philippines. Nicole Scherzinger on October 2008 promoted Clear Shampoo and Conditioner. Both commercials were reportedly aired throughout Southeast Asia. Nicole Scherzinger appeared in a Nike shoe commercial with basketball player LeBron James. Nicole Scherzinger on 2010 made a commercial for the C&A campaign. On late 2009, it was reported that Nicole Scherzinger is working closely with Andrew Lloyd Webber on the Phantom of the Opera sequel, Love Never Dies.
Nicole Scherzinger in Dancing with the Stars: On March 1, 2010, it was announced that Nicole Scherzinger would be a celebrity contestant on Dancing with the Stars for the tenth season and would be partnered with Season 7 Champion Derek Hough. Nicole Scherzinger’s family and friends gathered in Makaha Valley, at the home of Nicole Scherzinger’s parents that she gave them as a gift, to cheer her on during the premiere on Monday, March 22, 2010. Nicole Scherzinger on May 25, 2010 won Dancing with the Stars season 10.
Nicole Scherzinger was ranked at number 22 on Maxim’s Hot 100 on 2006, and 21 in 2007. Nicole Scherzinger ranked number 19 on 2008 but this time along with The Pussycat Dolls. Nicole Scherzinger on 2009 ranked solo again and came to be number 46. Nicole Scherzinger appeared on the March 2008 cover of Men’s Fitness magazine.
Nicole Scherzinger in The Sing-Off: Nicole Scherzinger on December 2009 served as a celebrity judge on NBC’s reality singing competition, The Sing-Off along with singer-songwriter Ben Folds and Boyz II Men bandmember Shawn Stockman. The show was hosted by singer Nick Lachey. Nicole Scherzinger’s role was to critique performances of the competitors and vote on eliminations in all but the final round, which was determined by audience vote. In the finale/results show, Nicole Scherzinger performed “You Don’t Own Me” with competition finalists the Beelzebubs of Tufts University.
Nicole Scherzinger in Rent (musical), on June 4, 2010, it was announced that Nicole Scherzinger would take on the role of Maureen in the Hollywood Bowl production of the rock musical Rent, directed by Neil Patrick Harris.
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