Nicole Scherzinger (born Nicole Prascovia Elikolani Valiente) is an American recording artist and judge of both X Factor USA and X Factor UK.
She was formerly a member of the groups: Eden's Crush and the Pussycat Dolls. She also competed on season 10 of ABC's Dancing with the Stars, which she won along with partner Derek Hough. Scherzinger also has judging experience, having previously been a judge on the NBC singing competition show, The Sing-Off, leaving after two seasons to join X Factor USA, as well as being a panelist on the FOX reality show, The Masked Singer.
- She and Jemaine Clement have co-starred in Men in Black 3.
- She and Dwayne Johnson have co-starred in Be Cool.
- Her former group the Pussycat Dolls' song "Don't Cha" was briefly sung by other characters in G-Force and Gnomeo & Juliet, by Darwin and Miss Montague.
- At the Los Angeles premiere of Cars 2, Scherzinger mentioned how she loved the car version of her then-boyfriend Lewis Hamilton in the film, saying "It's so cute and so like him."