Mel B to judge Australian `The X Factor`

Last Updated: Apr 28, 2011, 08:43 AM IST

London: Singer Mel B is set to become a judge on the Australian version of "The X Factor", joining Boyzone star Ronan Keating and Australian singer Guy Sebastian on the panel for the pop star search show.

The former "Spice Girls" singer who is due to give birth to her first child with husband Stephen Belafonte in June or July will be replacing radio DJ Kyle Sandilands, reports

"I love Australia and can`t wait to see all the amazing talent the country has to offer," she said.

Meanwhile, the fourth and final judge who will replace "Torn" hitmaker Natalie Imbruglia, is yet to be announced.