American singer-songwriter Nicole Scherzinger began her career after auditioning for the reality TV series Popstars, where she would go on to win a position in the girl group Eden’s Crush. The group had minimal success in the United States but disbanded when their record label, London Records, folded. Scherzinger then joined the Pussycat Dolls, a Los Angeles burlesque troupe, in time for their debut as Interscope Records’ brand new girl group in 2005. Her solo discography began in 2006 when she started to feature as a guest vocalist on singles by male artists from around the world. Her solo recordings include one shelved studio album (wifh a new debut album due in 2011); twelve official singles, including six as a featured artist and eight other album appearances. Alongside her solo career, Scherzinger continued recording with the Pussycat Dolls as the group’s lead singer until she left the group in 2011 to continue pursuing her solo career.