Nicole Scherzinger promises "a lot of fun" as she talks X Factor return

Nicole Scherzinger has teased her return to The X Factor panel, promising to bring “a lot of fun” to the show.

The former Pussycat Dolls star, who is making her comeback alongside Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Simon Cowell, told Good Morning Britain hosts Ben Shephard and Kate Garraway that she’s “so excited” to be back.

Audition via Facebook Live

In a global first in music television, The X Factor has become the world’s first talent show to give hopefuls the opportunity to audition on Facebook Live!

So if you think you could be the next Louisa Johnson, One Direction, Little Mix, Ella Henderson or Olly Murs, or you know someone you think could be, now it couldn’t be easier to audition.

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Extra dates: The X Factor Van Auditions

Is the X factor coming to a location near you? If so, then come on down to meet and perform in front of the team. For these auditions, there is no need to register or apply in advance – Just bring a form of ID with you and all Under 18’s must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian.

Cheryl confirms X Factor exit: "I wish them all the best"

Cheryl has chosen to leave the show to focus on her music.

Cheryl has decided she will not be returning as a Judge for the next series of The X Factor.

The Girls Aloud star joined The X Factor in 2008. During her time on the show, she mentored two singers to victory - Alexandra Burke in 2008 and Joe McElderry in 2009. She left the show in 2010 before rejoining in 2014.