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(Vocal group, 2003–present)

Here are a fine example of style over substance, a mid-1990s dance collective originating from burlesque shows that eventually wound up with a record contract in 2003. The current six-girl line-up (headed by singer Nicole Scherzinger) struck big with their 2005 single ‘Don’t Cha’ sounding as infectious as anything in the charts, and the ‘visual appeal’ of the group assisted them further. Collaborations with Snoop Dogg, Will.I.Am and Busta Rhymes added a certain cachet to the music, which might have otherwise been passed over.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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