X Factor 2014 judges: 7 possible names for fifth judge

Demi Lovato

With speculation mounting over a possible fifth judge on The X Factor 2014 we pose five more potential names...

Rumour has it that the other X Factor 2014 judges could be joined by a new face for the live shows later this year.

They would mentor a group of wild card acts who did not make the cut in the other four categories.

While Rita Ora and Mary J Blige have both been rumoured already, here are some other possible names we'd like to see...

Demi Lovato

Having proven herself as a judge on the American show it shouldn't be too hard at all for Demi to make the transition here to the UK, although Cheryl Cole did struggle going the other way. Demi was perhaps the highlight of the US panel and it'll be a shame not to have her on our tellys as much with the show now axed.

Lily allen

Lily Allen

She's always laughed off the rumours Lily Allen would be SOOO good on the show and we know for a fact she wouldn't hold back on her opinions. And with both Cheryl and Mel B also on the panel this year, the fireworks would be ratings gold.

Ellie Goulding

With a strong and proven track record as a chart topper, Ellie Goudling certainly has the credentials for the role. Some may argue she would be a little boring but we think she could actually be quite confrontational when it comes to sticking up for her acts.

Bruno Mars

If there's going to have to be three guys on the panel this year then making Bruno Mars the third would certainly mix things up alongside Simon and Louis. The American singer-songwriter would probably make for a great addition although we imagine he's fairly busy with his recent global success.

Jennifer Hudson

Big voice, big personality and with a background from reality telly, Jennifer Hudson could be an ideal candidate. The singer has undeniable talent and to go from TV singing contest to judge would complete the circle.

Katy Perry

Katy Perry

Fun, flirty and fabulous, Katy would add some huge sparkle to the judging line up. She's admittedly not the most talented vocalist around but this isn't The Voice and we think she and would work well together with the rest of the judges.

Olly Murs

Also 'completing the circle' would be Olly Murs who was widely linked to the main panel but didn't have the time for the full show. The former X Factor finalist didn't win the show but has gone on to be one of the most successful acts from the series. Having hosted Xtra Factor for two years, Olly's already proven he can go from singing star to TV star.

Who's judging The X Factor 2014 if you had your way? Add your comments below!

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