Fergie's Ten Greatest Moments

Fergie celebrates her 41st birthday on March 27, 2016

Born March 27, 1975 in Hacienda Heights, California, Stacy Ann Ferguson, better known as Fergie, became famous as the lead singer of the Black Eyed Peas. She began her career as a member of the female trio Wild Orchid and released three albums with the group before joining the Black Eyed Peas in 2002. She made her recording debut with the Black Eyed Peas on the 2003 Elephunk CD. It was the group's breakthrough release, selling over eight million copies worldwide. 

Fergie is also featured on the 2006 Monkey Business CD (over ten million sales worldwide), The E.N.D. 2006 CD (over eleven million sales worldwide), and the 2010 CD The Beginning (over three million sales worldwide). With Fergie as lead vocalist, the Black Eyed Peas emerged as one of the most successful groups in music history. They've recorded numerous multi-platinum singles, including two of the best selling songs of all-time, "I Gotta Feeling" in 2009 (eight times platinum), and "Boom Boom Pow" in 2009 (five times platinum). Her honors include nine American Music Awards, seven Grammy Awards, five Teen Choice Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and the 2010 Billboard Woman of the Year award.

Fergie began her career as a child actor at the age of nine and has appeared in ten movies and ten television series. She was among the stars of the 2009 musical film Nine who received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Here is a list of "Fergie's Ten Greatest Moments."

Fergie at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Dan MacMedan/WireImage)

At the 54th annual Grammy Awards on February 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Fergie won Best Rap Song as one of the composers of "All The Lights" by Kanye West and Rihanna. She was also featured on the song with several stars including John Legend,Alicia Keys, Elton John, and Drake.

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will.i.am and Fergie of The Black Eyed Peas performing during the Super Bowl 45 Halftime Show at Dallas Cowboys Stadium on February 6, 2011 in Arlington, Texas. Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Fergie performed with the Black Eyed Peas, Usher, and Slash from Guns N' Roses during halftime of Super Bowl 45 on February 6, 2011 at Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

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Fergie performing with the Black Eyed Peas during the FIFA World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert at the Orlando Stadium on June 10, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Michelly Rall/Getty Images for Live Earth Events

Fergie performed with the Black Eyed Peas during the FIFA World Cup Kick-off Celebration Concert at the Orlando Stadium on June 10, 2010 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The concert also featured Alicia Keys, John Legend, and Shakira and was viewed by over 700 million people around the world. .

Watch the Black Eyed Peas performance of "I Gotta Feeling" at the 20101 World Cup Kick-Off Concert in Johannesburg, South Africa here. More »

Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas during the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Steve Granitz/WireImage

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas won three Grammys at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center on January 31, 2010 in Los Angeles, California: Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals for "I Gotta Feeling," Best Pop Vocal Album for The E.N.D., and Best Short Form Music Video for "Boom Boom Pow."

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Fergie at the 2007 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on November 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Steve Granitz/WireImage

Fergie won Best Pop/Rock Female Artist at the 2007 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre on November 18, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. She was also nominated for Artist of the Year.

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Fergie of the Black Eyed Peas poses with her Grammy for Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group with Vocal for 'My Humps' at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on February 11, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Vince Bucci/Getty Images

On February 11, 2007, Fergie and Black Eyed Peas won Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal for "My Humps" at the 49th annual Grammy Awards held at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Fergie. Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas won three American Music Awards on November 21, 2006: Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album for Monkey Business, Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Band, Duo or Group; and Favorite Soul/R&B Band/Duo/Group.

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Fergie. Jason Merritt/FilmMagic

Fergie released her debut solo CD, The Dutchess, (executive produced by Black Eyed Peas leader will.i.am) on September 13, 2006. It was one of the most popular albums of the decade, selling over eight million copies worldwide. Three singles reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100: "Big Girls Don't Cry," "London Bridge", and "Glamorous" featuring Ludacris. "Big Girls Don't Cry" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. Two more singles, "Fergalicious" featuring will.i.am, and "Clumsy," reached the top five. The Dutchess made history as the first CD to include five songs that each sold over two million copies.

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On February 8, 2006, Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas won Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for "Don't Phunk With My Heart" at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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Fergie of Black Eyed Peas, winner of Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for 'Let's Get It Started' at the 47th annual Grammy Awards held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc

Fergie and the Black Eyed Peas won Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group for 'Let's Get It Started' at the 47th annual Grammy Awards  held on February 13, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

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