Melody Thornton was born in Phoenix Arizona in 1984. People first realized her talent when she sang for a talent show in elementary. She saw that the PussyCat dolls were looking for a new member so she went to the audition and was recruited in 2003. Melody has stated she would like to pursue a solo career. She is also the only member of the Pussycat dolls who isn’t formally trained in dancing and was accepted into the group solely for her vocal abilities.