After voicing a character in the 1984 Peanuts special It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown, she landed a role on the variety show Kids Incorporated.
With Stefanie Ridel and fellow former Kids star Renee Sands, she formed pop trio Wild Orchid in the mid-'90s. They released two albums—Wild Orchid in 1997 and Oxygen the following year—and recorded a third CD their record company declined to release.
While working as a backup singer in the Los Angeles area in 2003, was invited to join hip-hop trio the Black Eyed Peas in the studio. After recording several songs for the group's breakthrough release, the multi-platinum Elephunk, she was invited to become an official member.
Made her solo debut in September 2006 with The Dutchess, which debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 album chart and spawned the hit singles "London Bridge" and "Fergalicious."
Launched her first fragrance, Outspoken by Fergie, for Avon in 2010.
2009, Grammy — Best Short Form Music Video: Winner
2011, Grammy — Best Rap Song: Winner
2009, Grammy — Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
2011, Grammy — Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Winner
2006, Grammy — Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal: Winner
2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
2009, Grammy — Best Pop Vocal Album: Winner
2005, Grammy — Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner
2004, Grammy — Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group: Winner