|Birth name||Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente|
June 29, 1978 |
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
|Genres||R&B, pop, hip hop, dance, soul|
|Occupations||singer-songwriter, dancer, model|
Nicole Elikolani Valiente Prescovia Scherzinger (born June 29, 1978) is an American singer-songwriter, television personality, and philanthrophist.
Early life[change | change source]
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[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
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.
will.i.am is the executive producer of her second album.
Discography[change | change source]
Solo singles[change | change source]
|2007||"Whatever U Like" (featuring T.I.)||104||—||57||—||—||—||—||—||—||Her Name Is Nicole [shelved]|
|"Baby Love" (featuring will.i.am)||108||14||—||58||5||15||21||14||51|
|"Supervillain" (feat. Mad Scientist)||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|"Puakenikeni" (featuring Brick & Lace)||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
As featured performer[change | change source]
|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[change | change source]
|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|
|2009||"Until U Love U"||Pussycat Dolls||Doll Domination Deluxe Edition|
|2010||TBA||Slash||Slash & Friends|