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Louis Walsh signs up for more of The X Factor

Louis Walsh has finally signed on the dotted line for the new series of The X Factor, he confirmed on the Colm Hayes radio show.

The longest-serving judge revealed, "I knew I was doing the show but I just signed the deal and I'm very happy with it. At my age you have to keep working!"

Louis Walsh has now signed on the dotted line for the new series of The X Factor. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The fourth judge is still to be announced, although Spice Girl Mel B - who has previously made guest appearances on the panel - is said to be the frontrunner.