The decision has been made and it is official … Kardashian sister…Khloe and MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew host Mario Lopez will be the new co-hosts on Season 2 of the “Fox” networks reality competition show the “X Factor.”
According to sources…both parties have signed the deal and will make their hosting debut on this seasons live show which will premier on November 1.
Also new to the shows judges panel are singers Britney Spears and Demi LoVato. Both were involved in the shows auditions which took place in… this spring in Kansas City, Mo.; Austin, Texas; San Francisco; Greensboro, N.C.; and Providence, R.I.
In its debut season, THE X FACTOR discovered winner Melanie Amaro and several other breakout stars, including Rachel Crow, Marcus Canty and Chris Rene, who have signed to major record labels.
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X-Factor…Premiered on September 21, 2011
Related Information…The winner of which receives a $5 million recording contract with Epic Records.
The original judging panel consisted of Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Paula Abdul, and L.A. Reid, with Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones as co-hosts.
There are five stages to The X Factor:
♦Stage 1: Producers’ auditions (these auditions decide who will sing in front of the judges)
♦Stage 2: Judges’ auditions
♦Stage 3: Boot camp
♦Stage 4: Judges’ houses
♦Stage 5: Live shows (finals)
Sophie Tweed Simmons Auditions for the “X Factor.” FOX…Sophie Tweed-Simmons, 19, the daughter of rocker Gene Simmons and Canadian actress/model Shannon Tweed stepped out of the shadow of her famous parent and auditioned in San Francisco for this seasons upcoming singing competition…the “The X Factor.”
For those of you who watched Kiss rocker, Gene Simmons daughter Sophie audition, and were left wondering if the hand decor she was wearing on her left index “wedding ring” finger was an indication of her relationship status….the answer is NO!
Melanie Amaro X Factor Video
Sophie Tweed-Simmon, 19, the daughter of rocker Gene Simmons and Canadian actress/model Shannon Tweed steped out of the shadow of her famous parent and auditioned in San Francisco for this seasons upcoming singing competition…the “The X Factor.”
September 16th, 2012
It’s official…next season’s American Idol judges is no longer a mystery. Auditions began in NYC today. Season 12 Judges include Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson.
September 11th, 2012
Pop singer and X-Factor judge Britney Spears has settled a legal suit initially filed in Sept. 2010. Spears former bodyguard Fernando Flores (see photo here) who quit his job because he claimed that while he worked for her she subjected him to “repeated unwanted sexual advances” and harassment.
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Cole was dismissed after just two sets of auditions and was swiftly replaced by Scherzinger, leaving Jones to host the show by himself.