Nicole Scherzinger & Steve Jones-‘X Factor’ USA
Nicole Scherzinger and British TV personality Steve Jones will co-host the U.S. version of The X-Factor!
“These two are going to be great together,” Simon Cowell said in a statement. “I have always wanted Steveto work with us; I think he is a real star.Nicole is fantastic. I loved working with her on the U.K. X Factor last year. She is gorgeous and super-talented.”
“I loved working alongside Simon on the U.K. show, and cannot wait to see what he has in store for the U.S. I’m so excited to work with Steve Jones and help discover astounding talent from across the country!” the 32-year-old Pussycat Dolls singer added.
Steve, 34 – who previously hosted the U.K. shows T4 Music and As Seen on TV – called his new gig “an honor” and “a dream come true.”
Earlier this week, it was announced that Cheryl Cole will be joining Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid as a judge.
Paula Abdul is reportedly said to be in talks to also join the judges’ panel.