Nicole Scherzinger is an American singer who got her breakthrough in 2003 when she joined the pop girl group Pussycat Dolls as the lead singer. In 2010, she left the group to launch a solo career, and released her debut album Killer Love in March 2011. She is also known for winning season 10 of Dancing with the Stars. Scherzinger became a judge on The X Factor USA after replacing Cheryl Cole on the panel. Having been dropped after one season of the show, she has since been linked with a judging role on The X Factor in the UK.