Immediately after months of speculation, Britney Spears has been officially confirmed as an X Element judge, in a reportedly $ 15 million deal. She’ll be joined by fellow new judge—and former Disney star—Demi Lovato, as nicely as returners Simon Cowell and record producer L.A. Reid at the judges’ table. Lovato and Spears replace Paula Abdul and The Pussycat Dolls’ Nicole Scherzinger, both of whom left immediately after just a single season of the show.
“I’m so excited about this entire experience,” Spears stated at the announcement, which was met with cheers. “It’s going to be so considerably enjoyable and so different from something I’ve ever accomplished. I’m prepared to discover a correct star.” Added 19-year-old Lovato: “I’m excited to represent my generation.”
Spears then Tweeted the initial image of the 4 new judges together.