Simon Cowell, former judge on “American Idol“, is working on a new singing show similar to “American Idol” entitled “X-Factor”. The show is a search for talented musicians and singers 12 years old and over, either solo acts or singing groups. The winner of the show will receive a $5 million recording contract with Syco/Sony Music
Simon has a long list of celebrity and music executives that he wants to play the role of judges on his show and has already landed LA Reid as one of the judges. Now he’s on the hunt for Nicki Minaj. Although Nicki hasn’t been in the industry for very long, her target audience is exactly the demographic that Simon wishes to reach for the show, therefore making her an excellent pick as a judge.
Other celebs like Nicole Scherzinger (Pussycat Dolls) and Jessica Simpson have been rumored to be considered judges of the show also.
Interested in auditioning? Auditions are being held in Los Angeles,CA, Chicago, IL, Newark, NJ, Miami, FL, Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA. Head over to theybf.com to see the full story and a full list of audition dates and places!