Mel B revealed as new X Factor judge

Last updated at 11:02
The X Factor judges together. Mel B, Cheryl, Simon and Louis.x factor/thames/itv

Pop star Mel B has been named as the fourth judge on this year's X Factor.

The former Spice Girls singer said she was "so excited" to be joining the show.

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Who is Mel B?

She will join Simon Cowell and pop performer Cheryl Cole who are both returning to the judging panel.

X Factor veteran Louis Walsh, who has appeared on every series, completes the line-up for the 11th series of the ITV talent show.

X Factor returns to ITV in the autumn.

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