Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio are the new `X Factor` judges

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 10:55

Los Angeles: Singers Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio are officially going to join Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato on the judging panel of `X Factor`.

Rowland, 32, and Rubio, 41, are replacing LA Reid and Britney Spears from the third season of the singing talent hunt, reported Ace Showbiz.

"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," Cowell said in a statement.

Rowland is no stranger to the `X Factor` franchise as she was previously a judge on the UK version of the show.

"I am very excited to be reuniting with Simon Cowell and The X Factor family. It feels great to be able to take this journey here at home in the States!," she said.

Rubio, who sold over 20 million albums in a career spanning over three decades, said, "I can`t wait to find the next big music star here in America. I`m so thrilled to be part of the show as a judge. Simon, be careful what you wish for, let`s see if you are ready to handle me..."


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First Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 10:55

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