|Also known as||Mel|
|Born||September 28, 1984|
|Origin||Phoenix, Arizona, |
|Genres||R&B, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, songwriter, dancer, model, television personality, showgirl/vedette|
|Associated acts||Pussycat Dolls|
Melody Thornton (born September 28, 1984) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, vocalist, dancer, model, showgirl and television personality. She became famous because she was in the singing group the Pussycat Dolls. She was the youngest member of the group. She had the second most important singing role, next to the lead singer Nicole Scherzinger. She was noticed for her melismatic vocal runs. In 2010, Thornton left the group to work on her solo career.