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Melody Thornton (born September 28, 1984) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, dancer, model, and television personality who rose to stardom as a member of the successful pop group the Pussycat Dolls. The youngest member of the group, Melody assumed the second most prominent vocal role, after lead vocalist Nicole Scherzinger, and was distinguished for her melismatic vocal runs. According to Slant Magazine, she was often recognized as "the group’s best vocalist". As of 2010, Melody has departed the group.
Melody graduated from Camelback High School in Phoenix, Arizona in 2003. She was born to a Mexican mother and an African American father. Melody also has a step sister named Giselle Leon. Her talent was first discovered at an elementary school talent show when she sang Mariah Carey’s remake of Badfinger’s "Without You". In 2008 she went out with Bow Wow.
In 2003, soprano vocalist Melody Thornton was recruited in the Pussycat Dolls order to add vocal strength to the group. She saw the Pussycat Dolls on MTV Diaries featuring Christina Aguilera and heard they were auditioning for a new group member. Thornton went to the audition and was recruited in December 2003. For her audition, Melody only sang and was still accepted into the group. As with the other Dolls, she is a salaried employee of Interscope Records. Her nickname for the group is "Baby Doll" because she is the youngest of the group. As of 2009, she announced during a concert that she usually introduces herself as "Baby Doll", but she wants the world to know her as "Melody".