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I'm soo excited about this. Idol is turning out to be a big disappointment with boring judges and obvious bias and favoritism to certain contestants.
I hope this will become a success!
when mapapanood satin to? sa star world pa rin ba?
OMG! Uber excited for this one!!! Any news on who the two female judges are???
Cheryl Cole will judge US X Factor
L.A. Reid has claimed Cheryl Cole will be joining him on the judging panel of the US version of the 'The X Factor'.
L.A. Reid has claimed Cheryl Cole will be a judge on the US version of the 'The X Factor'.
According to the record producer, the British pop singer - who is already a judge on the UK version of the talent search show - will join show boss Simon Cowell and a mystery third person on the panel when it launches in September.
Speaking at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Saturday (02.04.11), L.A. told the Daily Mirror newspaper: 'We're gonna compete against 'American Idol', which is just fine. I'm very confident. But along with Simon Cowell and Cheryl, I don't know who the other judge is.'
Simon is thought to have pushed TV bosses at network Fox, who are making the series, to sign up Cheryl even though she has a relatively low profile stateside.
A source said: 'He believes Cheryl has that rare ability to connect with viewers that few others have.
'Even though she is still relatively unknown, Simon told Fox TV executives that Cheryl will prove an instant success with viewers when the series begins.'
Speculation as to who the third judge will be has included Paula Abdul, Katy Perry, Nicole Scherzinger, George Michael and Nicki Minaj, while music legend Stevie Wonder also put himself forward over the weekend.
The 'Superstitious' singer said: 'Simon should give me a buzz. I love 'X Factor' and to be a judge would be great. Seeking out for new talent? I have an ear for it.'
don't get me wrong chezza fans, I don't hate her --I just thought there are better judges to choose from, I mean American Judges... anyhoo, she's obviously Simon's fave so there..
I think Cheryl was in demand.
And every major reality contests so far always has a judge, usually a female, who is more easier on the contestants.
Britain and America's Got Talent
The X Factor UK
It's the same format of judges: 2 Males and 1 Female
One of the males is Medium in terms of standards while the other has the higher out of the 3. The female is always the 'friendlier' judge.
Wohhhooo! Excites for X-Factor US!
I love Cheryl Cole!
Sa 3 seasons nya sa The X Factor UK, she had won twice (as mentor of course)... maybe she really has an eye for talent...
^ I think she was just lucky that she got Alexandra Burke. From the moment that they showed Alex's audition, bookies are already predicting she'll win the competition and she did.
Sino bang hindi naiyak sa parang redemption arc na audition ni Alex.
In the case of Joe --hmm he's real cute and sang beautifully all through out the competition. Too bad his career was over even before it started. (or shall I say, ignited) - plus the tweens are all over him.
Oh well, let's see -nakakatuwa din namang panoorin. I'm just excited for the last judge. I hope it's Paula...
Have you also heard of Nicole being the presenter? yun and sabi ng Wiki and The Mirror. (yata)
i hope they stop making another AI. woohoo! i hope this will turn out to be amazing like the UK version.
'X Factor' USA bosses have said that the show is having two presenters because it wants to distinguish itself from 'American Idol'.
According to the Hollywood reporter, FremantleMedia North America CEO Cecile Frot-Coutaz said of the upcoming show: "Our job is to make sure the two shows are as distinct as possible."
"For example - we're making sure there are two entirely different teams with no overlap in terms of individuals who are working on both shows."
"From a format and tonal standpoint, they're very different. In terms of casting the judges, again, we're making sure the looks are different. And I can reveal that we'll have two hosts on 'The X Factor'."
Simon Cowell has teased that Black Eyed Peas leading lady, Fergie, has been "put forward" to be a judge on The X Factor USA.
Speaking during a conference call with reporters in the US, SiCo confirmed that the Just Can't Get Enough singer could be taking her seat on the panel next to himself and fellow judge, L.A. Reid.
The music mogul revealed: "All I can tell you is that her name was put forward but, like with a lot of people we have spoken to, we have to check out everyone's availability,"
He continued: "There is a lot of time you have to put into this show, because it's not a two day a week job when you are in the live shows. You are mentoring the contestants and working five or six days a week. I can confirm that her name has been put forward."
Simon also admitted that he is no closer in making a final decision on the last two XF judges, claiming that everyone involved with the programme have had "nightly arguments" concerning who should be on the panel.
Cowell stated: "I'm used to this; I've done shows in the past where the day before filming we still haven't agreed on the fourth judge because people freak out, they have different ideas, another name comes into play."
According to reports, SiCo and L.A. Reid are the only judges announced for the show, despite Reid apparently confirming that Cheryl Cole is set to join them on the Stateside series.
Speaking of his apparent slip-up regarding the Girls Aloud star's involvement, the former Def Jam chairman old ABC News Radio: "It's a complete falsehood. I never had an interview about it. There have been many, many names mentioned...but no decisions made beyond myself and Simon at this point."
It is thought that the remaining two judges will be announced by the end of this month.
Simon Cowell has announced that he is installing booths in American shopping malls for wannabe contestants to audition for the US X Factor.
Aspiring performers will be able to film their audition tape at one of the MyStudio recording studios across the US from this week, if they cannot attend an open audition.
The first audition studios will open tomorrow at the Pearlridge Centre Uptown in Honolulu, and Arizona Mills, Phoenix, with additional studios opening at Coolsprings Galleria, Nashville (9 April), Dimond Centre, Anchorage (12 April), Oak Park Mall, Kansas City (15 April), and Colorado Mills, Denver (16 April).
All studios will remain open until 30 April.
The 51-year-old music mogul said in a statement: "We think they are a brilliant way to audition for people who haven't made it to the cities.
"MyStudio has kindly let us use these high-tech studios for the X Factor auditions, which record studio-quality sound and video to make the audition tape, and Iím very excited for anyone who decides to use these to audition."
The auditions are open to all singers over the age of 12, with the winner taking away a $5m recording contract with Syco/Sony Music.
^ I also read that Gloria Stefan is interested to seat as a mentor...ewan lang. I still want a Simon and Paula reunion. I'm still hoping that they won't push through with Cheryl.