Recording artist Melody Thornton attends the House of Hype's 2011 MTV Video Music Awards After Party at the SLS Hotel on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
(August 27, 2011 - Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America)
Melody Thornton (born September 28, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter and dancer. She rose to stardom as a member of the successful pop group the Pussycat Dolls. The youngest member of the group, Thornton assumed the second most prominent vocal role, after lead vocalist Nicole Scherzinger, and was distinguished for her melismatic vocal runs. As of 2010, Thornton has departed from the group to focus on her solo career. Thornton's first mixtape, P.O.Y.B.L was released March 15, 2012. Thornton is currently working on her debut solo album.