A Million Lights is the third studio album by English recording artist Cheryl Cole, released on 15 June 2012 through Fascination Records. Following her divorce from Ashley Cole, this is Cole's first album to be released under the mononym Cheryl, dropping her married surname. The album was recorded in 2011 and 2012. As the executive producer of the album, Cole enlisted a variety of producers such as Alex da Kid, Calvin Harris, will.i.am, Pantha, Agent X, HyGrade, Dada Life, Jim Beanz, Taio Cruz, Mathias Wollo, The Beamer Boyz, Billy Wes, Electric, Bibi Jones and Dave Munday. Sonically, the album is rooted in pop and dance-pop genres.