Demi Lovato Signs on to Be X-Factor Judge With Britney Spears?

Entertainment May. 14, 2012 AT 9:00AM
Demi Lovato and Britney Spears Demi Lovato and Britney Spears Credit: Vivien Killilea/; Danny Martindale/Getty Images

Britney and Demi are about to be besties!

Demi Lovato has signed a deal to be a judge on the second season X Factor, TMZ reports.

The 19-year-old "Skyscraper" singer is said to be be in NYC Monday morning to announce the gig with another Disney star turned pop singer: Britney Spears.

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As confirmed by E! News and Us Weekly last week, Spears, 30, will join Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid on the judges' panel for an estimated $16 million.

Spears and Lovato are replacing Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, both of whom were fired (alongside host Steve Jones)  after the first season of the U.S. version of Cowell's talent-search competition show.

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Tell Us: Will Lovato and Spears make good X Factor judges?

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