The song “Don’t Hold Your Breath” is performed by American recording artist Nicole Scherzinger. The song was Nicole’s second single from her debut studio album, Killer Love. “Don’t Hold Your Breath” was written by Josh Alexander, Billy Steinberg and Toby Gad. It was produced by Carl Falk, Steve Josefsson and Rami. A demo version of “Don’t Hold Your Breath” with lead vocals from Timbaland and Keri Hilson leaked in 2010. “Don’t Hold Your Breath” is a up-tempo “empowering pop” song, utilizing elements of club-pop and Eurodance. “Don’t Hold Your Breath” made its Irish chart debut at number four, becoming Scherzinger’s highest charting single as a lead artist. The song was released on March 10, 2011, it debuted at #86 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on the week of September 03, 2011, it also charted #70 on the Canadian Hot 100 chart.