Pact is for exclusive worldwide publishing administration.

Universal Music Publishing Group has signed Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger to an exclusive worldwide publishing administration agreement.

The 27 year-old Scherzinger--who was a member of the popular group Eden's Crush, the girl-group formed on the WB show, Popstars--co-wrote several of the tracks on PCD (A&M/Interscope), the group's debut album. The album's first single, "Don't Cha," was recently named Billboard's Year-End No.1 Hot Dance Club Play Single, on the Pop 100 chart.

Scherzinger joins UMPG's roster which includes Mariah Carey, 50 Cent, Ciara, Christina Milan, Amerie, Ashanti and Mary J. Blige amongst others.