Cheryl Ann Fernandez-Versini is an English singer, dancer, and television personality. She rose to fame in late 2002 as a member of girl group Girls Aloud on ITV’s Popstars: The Rivals, and stayed with the group until they split up in 2013. They got twenty consecutive top ten singles in the United Kingdom (including four number one singles) and six platinum albums (two went to number one), and five Brit Award nominations from 2005 to 2010, including one win. Cheryl has become a recognized and photographed style icon; referred to as a “fashionista” by the press. She has been photographed for the covers of British Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar. In 2009, she fronted cosmetic company L’Oréal.
Cheryl began a solo career in April 2009. She released her first solo studio album, 3 Words, in October. The album was a commercial success; it gave rise to three successful singles including “Fight for This Love”, which entered at number one on the UK charts. It was the best selling single of the year.