Will Cheryl make the cut?

Simon Cowell will reveal the judges for the US version of 'The X Factor' in "three or four weeks".

Katy Perry, Cheryl Cole and Jingle Bell Ball star Nicole Scherzinger will be waiting to hear if they've landed a place on the panel.

Being interview by his ex-girlfriend Terri Seymour for 'Extra', he said: "I'm going to make an announcement within three or four weeks, which is going to tell everyone everything. There will be some surprises."

The only clue he offered was "OK, one of the judges has quite long hair."

Cheryl could miss out on the lucrative role because of Dermot O'Leary. He's being tipped to host the show and there's concerns about having too many Brits on the show.

A source told heat magazine: "They (the bosses) were really impressed after watching him. He was in talks for hours but they didn't talk to Cheryl. Apparently, the job is his."