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Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger (born June 29, 1978) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and occasional actress who is best known as the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls. Previously, Scherzinger was a backing vocalist for the late-1990s rock group Days of the New, then she was part of reality TV girl group Eden's Crush. After the disbandment of the group she 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, in early 2010, Scherzinger became the winner of the tenth season of Dancing with the Stars. Nicole Scherzinger was born on June 29, 1978, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Her father, Alfonso Valiente, is of Filipino descent, and her mother, Rosemary, is of Hawaiian and Russian descent. In an interview, Scherzinger said: "I’m Filipino-Russian-Hawaiian, but people think I’m from Pakistan". Her mother Rosemary was eighteen at the time of Scherzinger's birth and lived in an inner city neighborhood. Nicole's parents separated when she was still a baby. Over the past five years Scherzinger was ranked Maxim's Hot 100 in 2006 and 2007 she ranked at twenty-two and twenty-one respectively. In 2008 she ranked at number nineteen along with the Pussycat Dolls. In 2009, she ranked at number forty-nine, and in 2010 landed at number twenty-four.Scherzinger has also frequently appeared in FHM Magazine's 100 Sexiest Women poll, ranking at #73 in 2010, #60 in 2009, #49 in 2008, #22 in 2007 and #49 in 2006

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Former Pussycat Doll -- Nicole Scherzinger Was a Huge Diva

Former Pussycat Doll
Nicole Scherzinger Was a Huge Diva

Former Pussycat Doll Kaya Jones is firing back at Nicole Scherzinger's recent diss towards the rest of her PCD bandmates ... claiming Nicole only sang most of PCD's songs because she REFUSED to… READ MORE >

Chris Brown & Nicole Scherzinger -- Scandalous Picture ... Of Them NOT Kissing?

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Scandalous Pic Of Them NOT Kissing?

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Nicole Scherzinger -- I Did NOT Make Out with Chris Brown

Nicole Scherzinger
I Did NOT Make Out with Chris Brown

Nicole Scherzinger insists ... she did not swap spit with Chris Brown last night inside a Hollywood nightclub -- telling TMZ, the two were simply talking ... very closely.In case you haven't… READ MORE >

- 570 days ago
Nicole Scherzinger -- On Bended Knee

Nicole Scherzinger
On Bended Knee

Ousted "X Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger refused to take a stand on Britney Spears this weekend in Italy -- dropping to her knees while sunning herself on vacation with her Formula One driver… READ MORE >

- 689 days ago
Simon Cowell -- I'm Not Finished With Paula Abdul

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I'm Not Finished with Paula Abdul

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- 809 days ago
Paula Abdul -- FIRED from 'X Factor'

Paula Abdul
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Paula Abdul got the ax from "X Factor" ... TMZ has learned.It's a stunning development, given that Simon Cowell personally recruited Paula after she was booted from "American Idol."Sources also… READ MORE >

- 809 days ago
Nicole Scherzinger -- Fired from 'X Factor' ... Laughs It Off in NYC

Nicole Scherzinger
Fired from 'X Factor' ... Laughs It Off in NYC

Hours before Nicole Scherzinger was officially bounced from "X Factor" last night ... the former judge was in NYC, laughing off questions about her demise as if the mere THOUGHT of termination… READ MORE >

- 809 days ago
Nicole Scherzinger: Paula Abdul Told Me to Vote Rachel Crow Off X-Factor

Nicole Scherzinger
Paula Told Me to Vote Off Rachel Crow

"X-Factor" judge Paula Abdul secretly instructed Nicole Scherzinger to vote off Rachel Crow last week ... just moments before the earth-shattering elimination -- and we have proof.Paula's mic was… READ MORE >

- 859 days ago
Nicole Scherzinger: The Backstage Cry Sesh ... Caught On Tape! [Video]

Nicole Scherzinger
The Backstage Cry Sesh -- Caught on Tape

"X-Factor" judge Nicole Scherzinger claimed she "died inside" when she saw the look on Rachel Crow's face last night ... after the 13-year-old was eliminated -- and TMZ has obtained footage of… READ MORE >

- 862 days ago
Nicole Scherzinger -- 30-Minute Crying Session After 'X Factor' Elimination

Nicole Scherzinger
30-Minute Crying Session After 'X Factor' Elimination

Nicole Scherzinger ran off the set of 'X Factor' in tears last night ... when the audience booed her like crazy for eliminating Rachel Crow ... and TMZ has learned she was hysterically crying in… READ MORE >

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