The big announcement arrived on Monday (May 14) during Fox’s Upfront Presentation held at NYC’s Beacon Theater. Brit even tweeted a pic with fellow judges Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid.
“I couldn’t be more excited to join The X Factor judging panel. I’m a huge fan of the show and now I get to be a part of the action. Simon and L.A. better watch out!” the 30-year-old pop star said in a statement.
“I’m so thrilled to join this legendary group of judges on [the show],” Demi, 19, added. “To be able to spend each week with Simon, L.A. and Britney watching the best that America has to offer is truly a dream come true.”
Beyonce and Jay-Z attend the launch party for Erica Reid‘s book “The Thriving Child” on Tuesday (May 8) at a private residence in New York City.
The party was hosted by Erica‘s husband, record executive and X Factor judge L.A. Reid!
The book, which is in stores now, is about Erica‘s journey through raising two children with allergies, asthma, and other common challenges. It also features in-depth prescriptive advice from top experts, including doctors, and celebrity mothers.
Nicole paired her Randi Rahm dress with Jimmy Choo shoes, a Swarovski bag, a Loree Rodkin ring, and Diamond in the Rough earrings.
A note to future X Factor hopefuls, here are five songs Simon never wants to hear again at an audition: R. Kelly‘s “I Believe I Can Fly,” Etta James‘ “At Last,” The Righteous Brothers‘ “Unchained Melody,” Jason Mraz‘s “I’m Yours,” and John Legend‘s “Ordinary People.”
Simonrevealed his list during a recent conference call to promote the FOX competition series, which kicks off next Wednesday (September 21) at 8 p.m.!
FYI: Paula is wearing a Balmain dress with Ruthie Davis heels and a Yves Saint Laurent bag.
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