Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs

Pussycat Dolls Songs

Our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list takes a look at a hot girl group. A choreographer named Robin Antin in 1995 formed them. She was looking for a burlesque group so she formed the Pussycat Dolls. They went on to see more than 15 million albums and more than 40 million singles worldwide. The have won 20 awards and have received 69 nominations. Their hits include “Buttons,” “Stickwitu,” “Don’t Cha,” “When I Grown Up,” “Bottle Pop,” “I Hate This Part,” “Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny),”Beep,” “Wait a Minute” and “I Don’t Need a Man.” The Pussycat Dolls consists of members Nicole Scherzinger, Melody Thornton, Carmit Bachar, Ashley Roberts, Kimberly Wyatt and Jessica Sutta. When the group became successful, they dealt with conflict because the producers insisted on pushing Nicole Scherzinger as the lead singer. The others were treated badly. This tension led to the group eventually breaking up.

The Pussycat Dolls released PCD in 2005. It peaked at number five on Billboard 200 and number seven on the r&b charts. It features the singles “Don’t Cha,” “Stickwitu,” “Beep,” “Buttons,” “I Don’t Need a Man” and “Wait a Minute.” The album sold over three million copies. The group went through a member change when Carmit Bachar left. She wanted to pursue other interests. Nicole Scherzinger wanted to do a solo album when this came out, but it was shelved because the singles didn’t do well on the charts. The tracks ended up on Doll Domination.

Doll Domination was released in 2008. It peaked at number four on Billboard 200. It features the singles “When I Grow Up,” “Whatcha Think About That,” “Out of This Club,” “I Hate This Part” and “Bottle Pop.” The album went on to sell over 400,000 copies.

It is easy not to take a group like the Pussycat Dolls seriously because they were a burlesque group, but they were able to prove their naysayers wrong. They had quite a few hit singles before breaking up and getting back together. They competed with other girl groups for attention, but managed to pave the way for themselves. This Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list will feature their best songs.

# 10 – Bottle Pop ft. Snoop Dogg

The first song on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list is “Bottle Pop” from the Doll Domination album. The song has an electronic beat. This banger is about dancing. This is the kind of song that fits with their burlesque image. It doesn’t bring anything new to the table. The song doesn’t have much depth. It’s simply about dancing. It’s basically a novelty song because it’s about dancing.

The song is suggestive without being graphic. The music is upbeat and energetic. The melody is similar to something Madonna and Britney Spears would have done. This is the kind of song that will grab your attention because of the music. It’s not known for it’s intelligent lyrics. Lyrically the song doesn’t have many lyrics. All Nicole Scherzinger does is basically repeat lines over and over again. The song was designed to get you dancing. The baseline of the song is through the roof.

The drumbeat is fierce. It sells the music. Nicole Scherzinger does a good job with her vocals. She sounds like she’s using AutoTune. When she doesn’t use AutoTune, her voice sounds pretty good. She doesn’t hold any notes, but she does a good job. Snoop Dogg is the guest rapper in the song. He is in the beginning of the song. He utilizes his laid back style. He raps in time with the beat. There is a version of the song that doesn’t feature the rap. You may have to listen to the song a couple of times before you enjoy it, but it is a good song.

# 9 – Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny) ft. A.R. Rahman

The next song on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list is “Jai Ho! (You Were My Dream)” from the Doll Domination. The song has a pop, bollywood and r&b beat. This celebratory song is about celebrating a man’s victory. It is about love and destiny. The song is from the movie “Slumdog Millionaire.” This is an interpretation of the original song that was featured in the movie.

Here is some trivia about the song. This song led to the Pussycat Dolls breaking up. Nicole Scherzinger was billed as the featured artist of the song. This led to tension with the group. This song was designed to get the fans dancing along to the music. The music will please fans of pop, bollywood and r&b. The song was originally a Hindu song, but Nicole Scherzinger made it a pop track. You can still hear the Hindu elements in the song, but she changed it up to have pop appeal. She kept the lyrics the same, but she changed up the music.

For those of you who don’t know, Jai Ho means you are my destiny. The hook of the song is really catchy. It will stay in your head for a while. The music will have you out of your seat. The infectious beat is perfect for the club scene. Nicole Scherzinger’s vocals are phenomenal. She sounds soulful throughout the track. She sounds like a combination of Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears in her vocals. She sings in time with all of the beat changes. She has incredible control over her voice. Here is a fun fact. A. R. Rahmen performed the original version of the song. He doesn’t have much to do in this song. All he does is say the name of the song. The song will stay in your head long after you hear it.

 

# 8 – Beep ft. will.i.am

The naughty song is from the PCD album. The song has a dance, pop, hip-hop and r&b beat. The seductive song is about her being every man’s fantasy. This song is similar to “My Humps” by the Black-Eyed Peas. It makes sense that this song is similar to “My Humps” since will.i.am is featured in this song as well as “My Humps.” The track is basically a dialogue between a man and a woman.

He talks about how he looks at her physical features instead of her other qualities. She is okay with him checking out her body. This may be offensive and shallow since she wants him to look at her for her body instead of her mind. If you can get past the vanity behind the song, you will find it enjoyable. The music is sexy and matches the theme of the song. The music has an explosive beat that is designed to get you dancing. This is another song that isn’t going to win any awards for depth. It’s the type of track that allows you to embrace the beat.

Will.i.am opens the song. He does a combination of singing and talking. Nicole Scherzinger’s vocals are fire. She does a combination of singing and talking during the pre-chorus. She actually sings the other lyrics. She does a great job keeping up with all of the beat changes. She shows versatility by singing in a lower register from the other songs on this list. She surprisingly vocalizes towards the bridge. She even holds a little note. This song is from their debut album, but it is still just as good as it was then.

 

# 7- Wait a Minute ft. Timbaland

The sassy song is from the PCD album. The song has a pop beat. The drama filled song is about her not letting a guy treat her like she is easy. She lets him know that just because he buys her things, she isn’t going to give it up to him easy. She lets him know that she isn’t a gold digger. The song has a positive message for women. It teaches you that you don’t have to be treated like a sex object just because a guy spends money on you. It was good that the Pussycat Dolls recorded a song like this because they tend to record songs where they are okay with men objectifying their bodies.

This track gave them a chance to let men know that it’s not okay to treat them like sex objects. This song will resonate with women who feel as if they are treated like sex objects. This track will let you know that you don’t have to take that from anyone. The song is geared towards women, but men can appreciate it too. The music is upbeat and energetic. It has a quirky and fun beat. It is the perfect summer song. This song will resonate with pop fans. This track will have you dancing on the dance floor. It is good to listen to when you are dancing or working out.

You will get quite a workout dancing to frenetic beat. Nicole Scherzinger’s vocals didn’t disappoint as usual. She utilizes her soulful voice to the best of her ability. She sounds like a combination of Fergie, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna rolled into one voice. The rest of the Pussycat Dolls have tight harmonies and do an amazing job supporting Nicole Scherzinger and Timbaland in the background. Timbaland sounds the way he sounds in anything that he records. It is basically a cut and paste of his vocals from every song he has recorded.

# 6 – I Don’t Need a Man

The empowering song is from the PCD album. The song has a post-disco beat. The independent song is about a woman who doesn’t need a man in her life. She can do fine without a man being in her life. She doesn’t want to feel like a man owns her. She can do anything by herself. The song has a great message about being able to do things on your own. Women are the target audience for this song.

This song isn’t necessarily for men to listen to unless they want to know the reasons why a woman doesn’t need a man. This subject has been done before, but the Pussycat Dolls manage to make it sound fresh and new. The pulsating beat is sizzling hot. It is perfect for the lyrics. It will have you dancing around while paying attention to the lyrics.

Nicole Scherzinger’s voice is like an angel. She sounds really good throughout the song. Her strong vocals take her voice to a new direction. She sounds really confident as she sings each line with self-assured tenacity. She does a convincing job explaining how much she doesn’t need a man to complete her. Her soulful lyrics fit for this independent song. Melody Thornton gets a chance at singing the ad libs in the song. It was a nice change to hear another member of the group singing in a song. The Pussycat Dolls harmonize well with each other.

# 5 – I Hate This Part

The next song on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list is “I Hate This Part” from the Doll Domination album. The introspective song is about a conversation a couple has before he or she decides to break up. This song describes what a couple goes through when he or she is about to break up. This song is relatable to anyone who is on the verge of breaking up with his or her lover.

Here is some trivia about the song. This song was supposed to be on Nicole Scherzinger’s solo album. When the solo project was shelved, the song went on the Pussycat Dolls’ album. This track is out of the Pussycat Dolls’ comfort zone. They usually sing songs about their bodies or flirting with guys. This song tackled on relationship issues, which was a great change of pace for them.

The melody of the song is similar to Jordin Sparks “One Step at a Time” and Kylie Minogue’s “All I See.” This is the first song on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list that isn’t a club banger. The music is haunting and melodramatic. Even though the song doesn’t have a club beat, you can still move around to it. Nicole Scherzinger takes over the role of lead and background singer in this song. Her vocals are stacked because she has a double. She shows a lot of vocal strength by belting towards the end of the song. She proved that she could sing any song that is given to her. She showed she was up for singing the lead and background vocals. Her vocals are strong and pure. Her diction is excellent.

# 4 – Buttons ft. Snoop Dogg

The seductive song is from the PCD album. The song has a pop and r&b beat. The assertive song is about a woman wanting a guy to take her clothes off, but he won’t make the first move. This song pushes the envelope because females don’t usually sing songs like this one. They usually talk about guys using them for their bodies. The Pussycat Dolls usually sing about guys wanting them, but this track talks about a guy who isn’t interested in having sex with them.

The music has a Middle Eastern rhythm mixed with a groovy pop and r&b beat. The song will please fans of multiple genres. There is no way you are listening to this without imagining yourself dancing. It will give you a chance to practice your belly dancing. This is a great song for working out. This is the second track on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list that features Snoop Dogg. In fact, this is the first time they worked with the veteran rapper. The song features Nicole Scherzinger and Melody Thorton. Nicole Scherzinger doesn’t disappoint vocally. She vocalizes throughout the song. Melody Thornton also makes an appearance in the song.

She does amazing runs on the track. It’s a shame that she doesn’t get more to do in the song. She sounds just as good as Nicole. The Pussycat Dolls sound incredible in the background. Snoop Dogg delivers as usual. His rhymes fit right in with the track. The Pussycat Dolls and Snoop Dogg work really well together. The chorus is definitely worth checking out. It is infectious and is the best part of the song. Listening to the chorus will make you want to put the song on repeat.

# 3 – When I Grow Up

The autobiographical song is from the Doll Domination album. The song has an electro pop and r&b beat. The goal-oriented song is about them wanting to be famous. They talk about how they want to be stars and in movies. It’s worthy of noting that they don’t mention being singers. They mention how they want to be in movies. The song also talks about the pitfalls of being famous. They warn you that it may not be all it’s cracked up to be. This song will resonate with people who have dreams of being famous.

Here is some trivia about the song. This is another song that was going to be on Nicole Scherzinger’s solo album. Once again things didn’t work out and it ended up on the Pussycat Dolls album. The song contains a sample “He’s Always There” by the Yardbirds. The music features a frenetic synth line and thumping baseline. It also has sound effects of sirens and handclaps. This banging beat will have you out of your seat. You will get quite a workout dancing to this beat. The vocals are fast paced to match the fast beat. Nicole Scherzinger races through the lyrics effortlessly.

She sounds similar to Britney Spears. Nicole Scherzinger sings with a breathiness that adds something special to the song. She sings with a lot of sassiness, which needed to pull off the song. Her vocals are stacked because she sounds as if she has a double.

#2 –Don’t Cha ft. Busta Rhymes

The envious song is from the PCD album. The song has an r&b beat. The brassy song is about a woman who thinks he wants his girlfriend to be like her. You would have to be very confident to sing a song like this. The Pussycat Dolls are not afraid to let people know that they are sexy and men fantasize about them. This song is right at home for the sassy group. They may or may not win any female fans with the theme of the song. The song is clearly geared towards male listeners.

Here is some trivia about the song. Cee-Lo Green wrote this track for Tori Alamaze, but the Pussycat Dolls ended up with it. The Sugababes and Paris Hilton were also given the track, but they rejected it. It would be hard to imagine anyone other than the Pussycat Dolls singing this song. It ended up with the right group because the song went on to be one of their signature songs. The song has an exhilarating beat that never gets old. It has a mix of a Middle Eastern beat that makes the song sound spicy. Nicole Scherzinger sounds pretty good in this track.

She sounds like a mix of Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears. She sings in time with the beat. She makes you want to sing along with her. The unforgettable chorus will stay in your head for hours. Busta Rhymes does a good job with his rhymes. His part isn’t that big, but he does an excellent job. His role was small, but memorable. You will want to keep this song on heavy rotation because it is that good.

# 1 – Stickwitu

The number one song on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list is “Stickwitu” from the PCD album. The song has a pop beat. The emotional song is about celebrating monogamy. They want the man to know that he is the only one who loves her and treats her right. She is going to stay with him. This is out of the Pussycat Dolls wheelhouse because they don’t sing songs about a loving relationship. This is a great change for the group. It gave them a chance to slow things down. They proved they could do more than just up-tempo songs. It was nice to hear them sing a love ballad.

The music is soft and romantic. They kept it simple and elegant. This song is perfect for slow dancing with the one you love. The soft music gives the audience a chance to focus on the vocals. Speaking of the vocals, Nicole Scherzinger sounds different in this track. Her vocals are pretty. She manages to belt without going over the top. This song showcases how good of a singer she really is. The dance songs may take away from the fact that she has a beautiful voice.

This song gives her a chance to utilize her vulnerable side. She wears her heart on her sleeve as she explains how much she loves the man in her life. This is one of the Pussycat Dolls’ signature songs. The song was nominated for awards. This track was robbed of its win because it is an incredible track. This song deserves to be number one on our Top 10 Pussycat Dolls Songs list.

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