Britney Spears, Demi Lovato to become judges on 'X Factor'

Britney Spears, Demi Lovato to become judges on 'X Factor'

Los Angeles : CA : USA | May 15, 2012 at 5:51 AM PDT
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Britney Spears and Demi Lovato have been confirmed as the new judges on the U.S. version of famous reality show, "The X Factor".

The world of entertainment is buzzing with the news about the new judges on reality show "The X Factor". According to the latest details, the judges who will be joining Simon Cowell and Epic Records boss LA Reid, will be none other than Britney Spears and Demi Lovato.

The announcement about the new "X Factor" judges was made at Fox's Upfront Presentation at the Beacon Theater in New York yesterday and since then it has been receiving a positive response from critics.

A few hours before the announcement was made, Britney Spears took to Twitter to share her excitement and this wonderful news. Spears posted a photo with the caption: "#britneyxfactor #SimonBritneyDemiLA" and announced to the world that she would be joining Simon Cowell and LE Reid on "X Factor" as a judge and that she couldn't have been more excited about this.

Meanwhile, Demi Lovato was also very happy over the news and according to a report on, she said, "I'm so thrilled to join this legendary group of judges. To be able to spend each week with Simon, LA and Britney watching the best that America has to offer is truly a dream come true."

Simon Cowell, the producer of "X Factor", is apparently also very happy with his choice and according to, he said, "I'm absolutely delighted Britney and Demi are joining us. Britney remains one of the biggest stars in the world, she's talented, fascinating - and I believe she knows exactly how to spot The X Factor." He continued, "Demi's had an amazing career in music, TV and film for someone her age. She's young, confident, and enthusiastic. I think it's really important that she speaks to our younger audience. The new panel will be dynamic and will work really well with the changes we are making to the show."

Britney Spears has bagged a whopping $15 million for just one series, whereas Demi Lovato's pay cheque still remains a mystery. Both Spears and Lovato are replacing the previous two female judges, Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, on the show.

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File picture of recording artist Britney Spears, who has joined the U.S. version of "The X Factor"
File picture of recording artist Britney Spears, who has joined the U.S. version of "The X Factor"
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