She returned to judge series 11 and 12 of the UK version.Series creator Simon Cowell referred to her as "one of the best I've ever worked with".It debuted at number 2 on the UK Albums Chart, selling 34,934 copies in its first week on sale, and was her first not to debut at number 1 in the UK and her first not to sell over 100,000 copies in its first week.
Cheryl's parents were together for more than a decade but never married; they separated when she was eleven years old.
Cheryl auditioned for the reality television show Popstars: The Rivals in 2002, which aimed to create a boy band and a girl group to compete for the Christmas Number One spot on the UK Singles Chart.
She sang "Have You Ever" in her audition, and was one of twenty contestants (ten girls and ten boys) chosen as finalists by judges Pete Waterman, Louis Walsh and Geri Halliwell.
The first single from the album, "Fight for This Love", was written by Andre Merritt, Steve Kipner and Wayne Wilkins, and produced by Kipner and Wilkins.
Following a performance on The X Factor live results show, "Fight for This Love" entered the UK and Irish charts at number one, and debuted at number one in the UK, and at number two in Ireland.