X Factor 2012 judges not worried about competition from The Voice UK

Gary Barlow (The X Factor 2012)

The X Factor judges have dismissed competition from The Voice UK, saying The X Factor is more than just about finding a good singer!

Asked whether they felt under pressure from other talent shows, the panelists insisted that there was a place for everything on Saturday nights.

"I think it’s wonderful all these other shows are successful," new judge [tag]Nicole Scherzinger[/tag] said. "It just shows that the UK has an appetite for these talent competition shows."

And in a dig at The Voice, she added: "The X Factor is different as we’re not just about finding a great voice, but that special Sparkle Factor too."

Tulisa added: "There’s room for everyone on Saturday nights!"

Meanwhile [tag]Gary Barlow[/tag] said that any pressure on The X Factor to impress this year had been "dealt with" after some fabulous auditions.

He commented: "I think if there was any pressure it’s been dealt with as the talent we have seen this year has been unbelievable."

We'll be the judge of that!

The X Factor airs on ITV1 from Saturday night.

Browse pictures of The X Factor 2012 judges below!

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