The Newcastle-born singer has a legion of fans around the country who are delighted that she is able to keep developing her career in the public eye rather than try and make it in the States.
Cole has been in the spotlight for nearly a decade now, since she was selected to join pop group Girls Aloud.
Think about the other celebrities who rose to prominence 10 years ago, and how few of them have been able to progress their careers and branch out into other areas like Cheryl has.
She might have started out being purely a singer, but she is now also know as a songwriter, dancer and model.
Girls Aloud were hugely successful, releasing 20 consecutive top 10 singles, including four that reached the top of the charts. But when they announced they were taking a hiatus, it barely put a bump into the road as far as Cheryl Cole’s career path was concerned.
She released two consecutive number one albums in the UK, 3 Words and Messy Little Raindrops, as well as hitting the top of the singles charts with Fight for This Love and Promise This.
It was only a matter of time before she broke into presenting on TV, and she was invited to join the judging panel on The X Factor in 2008.
Along with her TV exposure went her recognition as a style icon. Her beauty earned her covers for British Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar and she was signed up as the new face of cosmetic company L’Oreal.
As far as the future holds, Cheryl’s fans were delighted to learn that she has started work on a third studio album, where she is rumoured to be collaborating with her great friend Will.i.am.
Written by Alex Corcoran, X-factor addict and serial online blogger with a new found love for posh bingo.