Nicole Scherzinger has landed a lucrative $4.5 million (£3 million) recording deal, according to a Dec. 31 Contactmusic.com report. The former Pussycat Dolls singer and current “The X Factor” UK edition judge is in talks with Sony records to sign a deal for a new album, slated to for a possible summer release.
According to The Huffington Post UK, Scherzinger has other deals in the works for 2014, including her Herbal Essences shampoo contract and another reported £1million deal with fashion brand Missguided.
As far as her recording deal with Song, a source told The Sun, “Nicole was the most popular member of the X Factor panel this year and is the real winner in terms of bankability. She is set to sign with Sony and can't wait to get back to her music which took a back seat during X Factor.”
The “X Factor” judge released her debut solo album, “Killer Love” in 2011.