Cheryl Cole born in 1983 is an English pop and R&B recording artist, also known for being a judge on ITV show X Factor as well as beginning a career in acting. Cheryl Cole first hit headlines in 2002 when she auditioned for Popstars: The Rivals, a reality television show. Cheryl Cole sung her way through auditions in order to become a member of girl group Girls Aloud. The group had 4 number one singles in the UK and sold five platinum albums. Cheryl Cole decided to take her career solo and went on to make hits including "Fight for This Love" and "Promise This". Cole has collaborated with the likes of Will.i.am with the hit single "Heartbreaker".