Cheryl Ann Tweedy[1] (born 30 June 1983) is an English singer and television personality. Born and raised in Tyneside, she rose to fame in late 2002 upon winning a place in girl group Girls Aloud after participating in ITV's Popstars: The Rivals. While still in the group, she began a solo career in April 2009, and between then and 2014, she released four studio albums – 3 Words (2009), Messy Little Raindrops (2010), A Million Lights (2012) and Only Human (2014) – which collectively produced ten singles, including five number ones ("Fight for This Love, "Promise This", "Call My Name", "Crazy Stupid Love" and "I Don't Care"). Together with Jess Glynne, Cheryl holds the record for the British female artist with the most number one singles at five.

Cheryl became a judge on the UK version of The X Factor in 2008. She mentored two of the eventual winners of the competition (Alexandra Burke in series 5 and Joe McElderry in series 6), before resigning in 2011 and joining the panel of the American version, which she left during the auditions stage. She returned to judge series 11 and 12 of the UK version. Series creator Simon Cowell referred to her as "one of the best I've ever worked with".[2]

Cheryl has become a recognised and photographed style icon, being referred to as a "fashionista" by the press.[3] She has been photographed for the covers of British Vogue, Elle and Harper's Bazaar, and fronted cosmetic company L'Oréal in 2009.[4] Her net worth was estimated at £20 million in October 2014.[5][6] Cheryl was married to England footballer Ashley Cole from July 2006[7] to September 2010.[8] She married Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini in July 2014,[9][10][11] and was granted a decree nisi from him in October 2016.[12] She is currently in a relationship with One Direction singer Liam Payne, with whom she has a son born in March 2017.



Fight for This Love
"Fight for This Love" is the debut single by English singer Cheryl Cole, recorded for her debut studio album, 3 Words (2009).
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What to Expect When You're Expecting
What to Expect When You're Expecting is a 2012 American romantic comedy film that follows the lives of five interconnected couples in the Atlanta area as they experience the thrills and surprises of having a baby, and realize that no matter what you plan for, life does not always deliver what is expected.
A Million Lights
A Million Lights is the third studio album by English recording artist Cheryl, released on 15 June 2012 through Fascination Records.

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When was Cheryl and Liam Payne’s baby Bear born and how did they choose his name?
  –  December 2, 2017
However, Liam has recently revealed that despite him and Cheryl being millionaires they won’t spoil their son. The former One Direction singer, who is worth around £54million, told Just Music: “We are very lucky and we will raise him to know we’ve ...
Pete Waterman reveals how he predicted Cheryl's rise to superstardom at her very first TV audition fifteen years ago
  –  November 28, 2017
Singer, model, brand ambassador and ... bag herself a place in a new girl group. Talent judge and music mogul Pete Waterman has revealed he can still remember that fateful day he first met Cheryl 15 years ago - and said he always knew she was going to ...
Cheryl shares stunning selfie from behind the scenes of secret L’Oreal shoot
  –  November 25, 2017
Cheryl recently confirmed she will make a comeback to the music scene next year. The Fight For This Love singer has baby Bear with former One Direction singer Liam Payne, 24, who she first met at his X Factor audition in 2008. The couple, who confirmed ...
Liam Payne reveals what he and 'harsh' Cheryl clash over
  –  November 24, 2017
"I was a little bit nervous playing my music to Cheryl for the first time ... The former Girls Aloud singer's first two albums went straight to number one. However, a third effort, A Million Lights in 2012 only reached number two while her fourth ...
Cheryl celebrates 15 ‘amazing’ years in the music industry
  –  October 24, 2017
Cheryl has thanked fans for their support as she celebrates 15 years in the music industry. The singer, 34, tweeted a series of messages saying she has experienced “the great the good the bad and the ugly” since she found fame in Girls Aloud in 2002 ...
Liam Payne: I'm X Factor's biggest winner because of Cheryl romance
  –  September 23, 2017
The boy band star is completely head-over-heels with Cheryl. Liam Payne has told of his struggle to ... “I had a bit of a problem formulating what was going on in my brain into the music at first, because I was so content with everything in my personal ...
'She's one of the best people at this job': Liam Payne praises 'his rock' Cheryl for giving him the confidence to be a solo artist... as he reveals son Bear has already ...
  –  September 6, 2017
... confidence to embark on a solo career following his extended hiatus from boy band One Direction. The 24-year old admits Cheryl’s own considerable experience in the music industry, both with Girls Aloud and as a solo artist in her own right, turned ...

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