X Factor: Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw sign up as judges

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Reactions to X Factor judges announcement

Pop star Rita Ora and BBC Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw have been confirmed as judges for the 12th series of The X Factor.

Grimshaw, who hosts Radio 1's breakfast show, replaces Louis Walsh, taking his seat beside Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini.

Pop star Rita Ora fills the fourth chair, jumping ship from BBC One's The Voice after just one series.

She previously appeared as a guest judge on The X Factor in 2012.

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I think that Rita Ora will be OK but not Nick because Rita Ora was on The Voice and Nick because he has not really been on anything like this.

Poppy, Halifax

I'm pleased Nick is a judge now, as he will make the show more humorous and less dull.

Joshua, Lowestoft

Rita Ora I think is a very good choice for X FACTOR because she did well for The Voice.

Vlera, London

I am disappointed about the judges because i liked all the judges before, and i was looking forward to it, but i am still excited to see what the new judges will be like on the X Factor 2015.


I think they will be good judges and bring a laugh to the show. Also young viewers will know them.

Scarlett, London

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