Nicole Scherzinger
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"Nicole Scherzinger" is an American recording artist, actress and television personality. After reaching one-hit wonder success with girl group Eden's Crush, she signed with Interscope Records in 2003 as a member of the Pussycat Dolls, a burlesque troupe turned-recording act. During her time as lead singer, Scherzinger generated The Pussycat Dolls#Controversies/controversy concerning the emphasis of her role in the group. The group established themselves as a prominent girl group with the release of their debut album, PCD (album)/PCD (2005) which spawned the number one hits "Don't Cha" and "Stickwitu". A hiatus saw the cancellation of a solo album.

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We don't take ourselves too seriously. I don't think we're trying to be anything that we're not. We're not, like, trying to reinvent the wheel or anything.

All I could say was, 'Go get our album. And God bless you,'.

The word feminism has negative connotations for men. Rather, we are wanting to celebrate females and their confidence. There is no political agenda behind my work. I'm just trying to make music that makes me feel good and confident. We've got a cool message.

Our group has evolved since our The Viper Room shows and has become a little more family-friendly, it's definitely more PG, ... So when we go on tour we just want to bring the same energy and the same excitement and the same performance level that we had at The Viper Room and just multiply it times 100.

We're very sensitive about what we do, or don't do. We're sassy and classy.

A lot of time we didn't know where we were going or how it was going to transition from fishnets into hip-hop, ... But it's worked out. We believe in what we do and I think people get that.

We were lucky enough to work with Will, and that kid is a monster. He just came in, spit his verses and then got to work on the beat. And the whole time, we were like, 'Wow, we can't believe this is happening!' We're fans of the Black Eyed Peas for a long time, and we always wanted to do a collaboration with them.

It was like a train and it was moving fast and people had to jump on board -- it's been crazy, ... When you're in the Top Ten, you never dream of being No. 1. Eventually, not with your first debut song. When our song hit No. 1, it was like, 'Is this real? Are you guys kidding me?' But it's great.