Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Rihanna Up For “The X Factor” Judging Panel

English Sweetheart Cheryl Cole may be frozen out of the upcoming American adaptation of The X Factor as FOX and series producers eye pop powerhouses Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, and Rihanna for a spot on the judges’ panel. The popular British X Factor judge — a talent show alum herself — had been expected to

George Michael “The X Factor America” Judging Offer

George Michael is being considered for judge’s chair on Simon Cowell’s American adaptation of The X Factor, but the Wham! singer’s checkered past with the law — including a recent jail stint for drunk driving — could put the deal in jeopardy. Cowell has already tapped Pussycat Dolls frontwoman Nicole Scherzinger and British sweetheart Cheryl

Cheryl Cole “X Factor America” Judging Deal $4 Million

British songstress and UK X Factor judge Cheryl Cole has reportedly secured a judging spot on the upcoming American version of the TV talent show. The former girl bander, 27, will take a seat beside fellow judge Simon Cowell, the creator of the show, when the X Factor premieres Stateside in Sept. 2011, The Sun