Demi Lovato Set to Return to ‘X Factor’

Demi Lovato

Lovato, Cowell the only judges confirmed so far for season three

Fox’s “The X Factor” has seen a steady rotation of celeb faces at its judges’ table since its debut in 2011, but one star is sticking around for the upcoming season: Demi Lovato.

Net confirmed today that Lovato will return to judge season three of the singing competish, which launches this fall. The pop chantoosie joined the show during its second season, helping to draw younger auds to the program.

“We couldn’t be more excited for Demi to return to ‘The X Factor’ next season,” said Mike Darnell, prexy of alternative entertainment at Fox. “She’s an incredible mentor, an insightful judge and we know she’ll bring her amazing energy, enthusiasm and charm to the panel.”

Lovato added: “Last season was an unbelievable experience and I really enjoyed developing personal relationships with the contestants and the panel. I look forward to taking my previous experience and applying it to make this season even better!”

Season two judges Britney Spears and L.A. Reid have ankled the skein. Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato are the only confirmed judges for the third season. Rumors have also swirled that season two co-host Khloe Kardashian will not return to the program this fall.

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