Melody Thornton Rhythm and blues Artist

Melody thornton

Melody Thornton (born September 28, 1984) is an American vocalist, dancer, and model. 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 the group to focus on her solo career. Thornton confirmed the title of her debut album will be Hit The Ground Running to be released sometime in 2012. Thornton's first mixtape, "P.O.Y.B.L" was released March 15, 2012. Thornton graduated from Camelback High School in Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. She is of Mexican descent from her mother Elia, and her father Theolph Thornton of African American descent. Thornton has an older sister named Nichole Thornton. Her talent was first discovered at a Papago Elementary School talent show when she sang Mariah Carey's remake of Badfinger's "Without You". In 2003, soprano vocalist Thornton was recruited in the Pussycat Dolls order to add vocal strength to the group.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 28th, 1984
Nationality
United States of America
Ethnicity
African American
Places lived
Phoenix , Arizona
pop. 1,513,367 (2013)

Education

1. Camelback High School School

Camelback High School is part of the Phoenix Union High School District. The campus is located at 4612 North 28th Street, northeast of downtown Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Camelback’s enrollment is 2,000 students, over 75 percent of whom are Hispanic. The school predominantly serves students from partner elementary districts Balsz, Creighton, Madison and Wilson.

Type State school
Institution colors
Founded
1954
Headquarters
4612 N 28th St., 85016 - Phoenix, Arizona
Official web page www.camelbackhs.org
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by gender

People attended Camelback High School connected by profession and/or age

b. 1957., American Football Quarterback
b. 1947., Hard rock Artist
American football head coach

Melody Thornton on Social media

twitter.com http://www.twitter.com/MelodyThornton
twitter.com http://www.twitter.com/pcdmelodyt

Music albums

Album title Release date Release type Recording type Recording length Additional artists Contributors
Sweet Vendetta
June 17th, 2011 Single
The Beginning
Pop music, Hip hop music, Rhythm and blues
June 23rd, 2008

Movie performances

1. Pussycat Dolls: Live from London (2006)

Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
28.0
Chris Girard
,
Justin Siegel
,
Megan Welsh
Jeff Gripe
,
Ginger Ramsey-Grippe

Live From London is the first live album by American girl group The Pussycat Dolls. It was directed by Jeff Gripe and Ginger Ramsey-Grippe, and was executively produced by Ron Fair and Jimmy Iovine. It was first released on December 1, 2006 by A&M Records. The DVD features their concert at Windsor Racecourse in London, United Kingdom, as part of the Vodafone TBA secret gigs. It also features six music videos, backstage footage and candid interviews with each member. Live From London debuted within the top twenty on three national music video charts. The DVD was certified platinum by the Australian Recording Industry Association and Music Canada. It was also certified gold by the Brazilian Association of Record Producers and the Recording Industry Association of New Zealand.

Awards

Top cast

Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Pussycat Dolls: Live from London
English
United Kingdom

2. Be Cool (2005)

Comedy, Crime
Runtime Producers Directors Writers Top cast Awards Budget Movie on internet
120.0
32 Show list $53M

Be Cool is a 2005 crime-comedy film adapted from Elmore Leonard's 1999 novel of the same name and the sequel to Leonard's 1990 novel Get Shorty about mobster Chili Palmer's entrance into the film industry. The film adaptation of Be Cool began production in 2003. It was directed by F. Gary Gray, produced by Danny DeVito, and starred John Travolta, reprising his role from the first film. The movie opened in March 2005 to generally mixed reviews, and was released to video and DVD distribution on June 7, 2005. This was Robert Pastorelli's final film, as he died one year before its theatrical release.

Awards

Top cast

Nick Carr
Martin Weir
Edie Athens
Elliot Wilhelm
Tommy Athens
Marla
Shotgun
Program Director
Hy Gordon
Derek, Derek
Assistant Director #1
Robin, Robin
Concert Goer, Concert Goer
Miss Bangkok
Beautiful Woman
Music Video Dancer #13
Fast Freddie
Dub MDs #2
Backup Singer #1
Music Video Dancer #15
Subjects Music by Cinematographers Costumography Soundtrack Languages Country
Jeffrey L. Kimball
Be Cool
Russian, English
United States of America

Starring TV roles

1. Pussycat Dolls Present

Character Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Regular cast Languages
The CW
March 6th, 2007 April 23rd, 2008 2
English

Guest TV appearances

Top of the Pops Reloaded

Program genre

Music
Entertainment

External resources

Top of the Pops: Reloaded is a weekly children's music show broadcast as part of the Saturday morning CBBC schedule on BBC Two. It was based on the show, Top Of The Pops, following on from its predecessor Top of the Pops Saturday.nIt was shown on BBC Two at 11am on Saturdays and repeated at 6pm on the CBBC Channel on Sunday. Presenters included Fearne Cotton, Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes. The show also regularly featured Radio 1 DJs JK & Joel. From episode twelve onwards, a new feature was introduced where digital viewers could press their red button to access a different choice of music. Richard Oliff was the first ever 'Dad-Dancer' to be featured on the show, performing to Mylo's Doctor Pressure.
Appearance history
Epizode Air date Role Writer Director
S00-E12 November 27th, 2005

Wikipedia

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