The song's global success influenced Rowland to explore dance music on her third album Here I Am (2011), which spawned the international top-ten hit "Commander" and US R&B/Hip-Hop number-one "Motivation".In 2011, she returned to television as a judge on the eighth season of The X Factor UK, and in 2013, became a judge on the third and final season of The X Factor USA.“I wish I had an emotional condom when I was in my 20s,” Rowland says.“I dated this one guy and was stimulated by his conversation but he had his eyes on, like, eight other women. And I'm just so happy that I got to meet with the director in [UNKNOWN] and we were just going back and forth, and she's just brilliant, and I'm so happy that I got a chance to work with her, she set the whole tone and pace of the set, and she made it super peaceful.
"It's one of those things where we did reconnect," he continued. "But definitely after 10 years, and when you haven't been quite on the scene as much as your fans would like you to, but when they do get a glimpse of you and they feel good, it also makes you feel good." Are you excited to hear Nelly and Kelly's new track?
"Our chemistry has already proven to be good, whether it was onstage or in the studio.