Nicole Scherzinger’s journey to stardom was paved with challenges and opportunities. Originally discovered through her appearance on the American talent show Popstars in 2001, she gained her first taste of fame with the group Eden’s Crush. However, it was her stint with the Pussycat Dolls that truly catapulted her into the mainstream.
Although her initial foray into a solo career in 2007 was fraught with setbacks, she eventually found her footing and achieved considerable success. Collaborating with industry giants like RedOne, The Dream, and Stargate, Scherzinger has made a significant mark on the pop and R&B landscape. Let’s take a look at some of her most iconic songs:
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10. Jai Ho (with A.R. Rahman, The Pussycat Dolls)
A pop-infused rendition of A.R. Rahman’s original composition for the movie “Slumdog Millionaire,” this track garnered international acclaim.
9. Whatever U Like (with T.I.)
One of her earlier singles, this track, unfortunately, did not achieve the expected success but remains noteworthy in her discography.
A song that charted at third place in England, it marked the start of a successful solo career for Scherzinger.
7. Baby Love (with will.i.am)
Another early single, this time featuring will.i.am, it hinted at the musical direction Nicole was taking as a solo artist.
6. HeartBeat (with Enrique Iglesias)
A sultry and emotional track, Scherzinger’s collaboration with Enrique Iglesias was well-received.
With an energetic beat and empowering lyrics, this track showcases Nicole’s vocal abilities.
4. Scream (with Timbaland and Keri Hilson)
In this song, Scherzinger teams up with Timbaland and Keri Hilson for an electrifying number that’s heavy on beats and light on inhibitions.
3. Your Love
With a tropical beat and catchy hooks, “Your Love” became a fan favorite.
2. Don’t Hold Your Breath
Arguably one of her most successful tracks, this song not only topped the charts in England but also gained international acclaim.
1. Right There
This single stands out as Scherzinger’s top song in her solo career, featuring her signature vocal stylings and infectious beats.
Nicole Scherzinger’s career trajectory demonstrates her resilience and adaptability. She has evolved from a budding talent to a seasoned performer, collaborating with some of the industry’s biggest names and amassing a repertoire of hits along the way.