Sharon Osbourne To Sign Record-Breaking £2 Million Deal To Return To The X Factor UK?

21 April 2013, 09:58

The former judge is believe to be replacing 2012 panelist Tulisa on this year's series.

Tulisa Contostavlos is set to be replaced by Sharon Osbourne on The X Factor UK after it was reported the 60 year-old is expected to be offered the show's biggest ever salary.

According to fresh reports this weekend, former X Factor judge Sharon is set to sign a deal to return to the show for a rumoured £2 million, the highest signing fee in the show's nine year history.

"Sharon will be an X Factor judge and it is only a matter of days before the deal is finalised," a source told the The Mirror's Sunday People this week. "She is being paid a hefty sum of £2 million as Cowell is desperate to have her on the show.

"She is expected to earn half a million more in book and publishing deals," the source revealed. "There is no way she would turn down such a well-paid job."

While 2012 panelists Nicole Scherzinger, Gary Barlow and Louis Walsh are all widely expected to return for another series of the show, 'Young' singer Tulisa Constostavlos is rumoured to have been axed in favour of the returning Sharon.

Check out a picture of Sharon Osbourne below (Credit: PA):

Sharon Osbourne originally served on the show's judging panel between 2004 and 2007, alongside Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh.

The X Factor UK is expected to announce its officially 2013 judging panel in the coming months.

Katy Perry Returns

Katy Perry Reveals Dramatic New Look After Hinting New Music Is On The Way Very Soon

Leigh-Anne Pinnock joins Snapchat

80+ Of The Best Popstars You Should Have On Snapchat

My Capital App

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Shape Of You artwork
  2. 2
    Castle On The Hill artwork
  3. 3
    Human artwork
    Rag N Bone Man
  4. 4
    You Don't Know Me artwork
    You Don't Know Me
    Jax Jones feat. Raye
  5. 5
    September Song artwork
    September Song
    JP Cooper
  6. 6
    Rockabye artwork
  7. 7
    I Would Like artwork
  8. 8
    Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) artwork
    Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix)
  9. 9
    Paris artwork
  10. 10
    Touch artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40