Cheryl Cole And Rita Ora Tipped To Join The X Factor UK Judging Panel In 2014

18 November 2013, 10:03

The 'Call My Name' singer is said to be on Simon Cowell's wish list for the panel in 2014.

Rita Ora and Cheryl Cole have been tipped as potential new additions to The X Factor UK judging panel line-up for next year.

According to fresh reports X Factor boss Simon Cowell is keen to have both stars join the panel for 2014, as he is also rumoured for a return to judge on the show's next series.

"Rita is at the top of his list with Cheryl," a source told The Sun this week. "He has been a massive fan of hers for a while.

View a picture of Rita Ora out at the MTV EMAs 2013 earlier this month below:

"He has offered it to her before but she didn't think the time was right," the source continued. "Now the ball is very much in her court.

"Simon is planning a huge shake-up next year as it's highly likely he'll be back," they added. "Rita and Cheryl would be his dream team."

Gary Barlow and Sharon Osbourne are bow expected not to return for next year's series of the ITV show.

Cheryl Cole last appeared as a regular The X Factor UK judge back in 2010, and was recently tipped for a return by JLS.