ONLINE EXCLUSIVE! Nicole Scherzinger officially announced as 4th Judge

Huzzah! Be prepared for an onslaught of glamour, gorgeousness and girl power as multi-million selling artist Judge Nicole Scherzinger joins Tulisa, Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow on this year’s judging panel.

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE! Nicole Scherzinger officially announced as 4th Judge

Yup, following on from her stint as guest Judge at the London auditions, we are delighted to confirm that Nicole will be the 4th and final Judge on this year’s X Factor.

With an impressive showbiz CV that boasts singing, song writing, music producing and choreography amongst her many credentials – Nicole is purr-fectly equipped to take the hot seat on this year’s panel.

And having oozed glam-o-appeal in some fantabulous frocks at the auditions, we can’t wait to see all the show-stopping outfits this former Pussycat Doll will undoubtedly be wearing!

Nicole officially told us earlier: I'm so excited to join the UK X Factor family. It's where I got my start, so it feels great to come full circle. I can't wait to see what talent the UK has to offer and to help inspire and bring out the best in these artists."

The series returns to ITV, ITV2 and itv.com later this summer.