Fans of The X-Factor will discover who will be replacing the departed LA Reid and Brittany Spears as judges on the upcoming third season. Simon Cowell, announced on Twitter that the new panel will be announced on Monday May 20th.
Cowell tweeted this news along with the news that this year’s auditions will kick off in Charleston, WV, on Tuesday 21st May. Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato are the only two confirmed returning judges. Names being suggested as replacements for the departing judges include Katy Perry, actress Jennifer Love Hewitt and previous UK X-Factor judges Kelly Rowland and Cheryl Cole.
Mario Lopez will be returning as the host of the show this year, however he will be presenting on his own following the confirmed departure of Khloe Kardashian.
We will report the names of the new judges as soon as the news is revealed on Monday.