Demi Lovato is in talks to be a judge on season 2 of The X Factor USA. Find out more details — and get the word on other trending stories — below after the jump.
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The Hollywood Reporter reveals that a deal may be close for the pop star who rose to fame on the Disney channel to become the fourth judge on the reality TV singing competition.
The deal is not yet done and could fall apart, but sources say Lovato’s team is in final negotiations for the job.
THR had previously heard that the final judge would be a brunette, and the choice of the former Disney Channel star certainly fits that criteria. X Factor creator and star Simon Cowell is particular about the casting of his judge panels. More important, 19-year-old Lovato would bring with her a younger audience (her current single, “Give Your Heart a Break,” which she recently performed on American Idol, is No. 74 on the Billboard Hot 100). Spears, while still a force in pop music, is 10 years older than Lovato. Returning judge and Epic Records chairman L.A. Reid rounds out the panel. .
Hore at The Hollywood Reporter
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Demi Lovato’s most recent music video, Give Your Heart a Break, is below.
Demi Lovato Give Your Heart a Break Video: Official Music Video Premiere
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