The judging line up for the 9th series of the X Factor has been released. It will once again feature Gary Barlow, Louis Walsh and Tulisa Contostavlos but Kelly Rowland has been replaced by former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger.
Sherzinger has been quoted as saying: “I’m so excited to join the UK X Factor family. It’s where I got my start, so it feels great to come full circle. I can’t wait to see what talent the UK has to offer and to help inspire and bring out the best in these artists.”
She had previously been a guest judge on the show. This series will also feature Geri Halliwell, Rita Ora, Leona Lewis, Mel B and Anastacia as guest judges.
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