Britney and Demi Lovato are new X Factor USA judges

Britney Spears and Demi Lovato have been confirmed as the new additions to the X Factor USA judging panel.

Britney and Demi will join Simon Cowell and LA Reid on the show following the departures of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger.

Speaking at the Fox Upfronts in New York City, Britney said: “I couldn’t be more excited to join The X Factor judging panel. I’m a huge fan of the show and now I get to be a part of the action. Simon and LA better watch out!”

Demi added: “I’m so thrilled to join this legendary group of judges. To be able to spend each week with Simon, LA and Britney watching the best that America has to offer is truly a dream come true.”