The road to fame began for Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente Scherzinger in an audition for the show Popstars. Nicole, earned a spot in the group along with Ivette Sosa, Maile Misajon, Ana Maria Lombo, and Rosanna Tavarez. She quickly established herself as the lead singer for the group, and even got asked by the Black Eyed Peas
to become a fourth member. She had to decline due to being under contract still with Eden's Crush. This position offered ended up being given to Fergie
. After the company that had them under contract folded, Nicole Scherzinger
joined the Pussy Cat Dolls. She has joined the panel for the television show The X-Factor.