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Holness on MTV Live in December 2008

Nicole Holness (born 1981 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian TV host and R&B singer. In 2006, Nicole was chosen as one of the original seven co-hosts of MTV Canada and their flagship series MTV Live. Nicole continues to co-host MTV Live alongside host Daryn Jones and fellow co-host Paul “The Intern” Lemieux.

Since joining the MTV team, Nicole has interviewed numerous guests including Akon, Bif Naked and Lily Allen.


Music History

Nicole Holness was already a familiar face to many Canadians prior to the launch of MTV Live. An experienced musician and performer, Nicole was the lead personality in urban/R&B group X-Quisite. The group earned a 2004 JUNO nomination for R&B/Soul Recording of the Year along with Glenn Lewis and Tamia, and at the ceremony was named Best Dressed by The Edmonton Sun. X-Quisite snagged nominations as Best New Artist at the 2002 Urban Music Awards of Canada and Best New Artist (CHR) at the 2002 Canadian Radio Awards, as well as Favourite Urban Artist at the 2004 Canadian Independent Music Awards. X-Quisite's early career was also distinguished by being the #1 Independent Canadian Artist on Canadian radio, with singles such as "No Regrets" (#1 most played song on Canadian radio in 2002), "Bad Girl", and "Sassy Thang" (#3 Canadian CHR) receiving solid support across radio formats. In addition to the self-titled debut CD, X-Quisite can also be heard on the Planet Pop 4 (BMG) CD, and on hit television shows such as Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Music Career

Nicole has picked up the mic again for her first solo album Epic. Her debut single by the same name was released in May 5, 2009.

About Nicole

Nicole hails from a Jamaican, British, Irish, Scottish and East Indian background. A Toronto native, Nicole is fluent in French and attended Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute. She has a history in ballet and jazz dance, and has been a model in several national print advertisement campaigns. While filming an episode of MTV Live with co-host Daryn Jones her breast was exposed.

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