Rowland to join X judging panel in USA

By | Published on Tuesday 21 May 2013

Kelly Rowland

Kelly Rowland and Mexican singer Paulina Rubio will join the judging panel of ‘The X-Factor’ in the US it has been confirmed, replacing Britney Spears and Epic Records boss LA Reid, who have both bowed out of the show. ‘X’ chief Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato will both return for another series of the show in a judging role.

Confirming the new recruits, Cowell told reporters: “It’s taken more than a decade, but I’m delighted to finally be on a panel with three girls (I think!). Paulina and Kelly both have great taste and massive experience in the music industry and together with Demi, this is going to be a fun panel. It just feels like the time to do something different”.