Nicole, who was named over the weekend
as a host of Simon Cowell
's upcoming competition show "The X Factor," is pleased with the new record. "This is the perfect first single for me because it's not trying too hard, it feels really good, the song. I love the tempo, I love the feel, the vibe, and it's got this really great island rhythm to it," says the singer, whose roots stem from Hawaii, Ukraine and the Philippines.