Who should replace Dermot O'Leary on The X Factor?

Last updated at 08:42
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X Factor's Dermot O'Leary is leaving the show after eight years as its host.

In a statement he said it was time to move on and thanked Simon Cowell and the viewers of the programme.

He said: "I'd like to wish the team all the best for the future, especially whoever takes over from me."

So who did you think should replace Dermot?

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Your comments

I think Mark from Sam and Mark should replace Dermot.

Pippa, Cumbria

I think Olly Murs should take Dermot's place.

Evie, Weymouth

I think Olly Murs or PSY.


I think that Ben should host now because he won it so he'd know what to do and what to say.

Millicent, West Yorkshire

I think James Corden should replace him.

Hollie, Worcestershire

I think the new X factor presenter should be Holly Willoughby.

Harry, West Yorkshire

David Walliams!

Sophie, Basingstoke

Maybe Pixie Lott or Selena Gomez.

Amy, Cornwall

I think that Jessie J should be the new presenter on the X Factor.

Abbie, Norfolk

I think Louis Walsh should take over because he is a perfect fit for the job.

Kelise, Birmingham

I think that Zayn Malik needs a job now because he left One Direction.

Kaylen, Luton

I think it should be Demi Lovato because she is an amazing singer and it should be someone else this year.

Adele, St Helens

I think Alexandra Burke should replace Dermot because she knows the pressure

Anita, Southend

I think Rita Ora should replace Dermot.

Olivia, Oxford

I think that Barney Harwood should take his place because he's good on Blue Peter. I love his jokes.

Charlotte, Crewe