Justin Bieber And Will.i.am Join The X Factor USA Judges As Guest Mentors
9 October 2012, 10:54
The 'Boyfriend' singer and Scooter Braun are seen helping LA Reid choose his contestants on the show.
Justin Bieber, will.i.am, Nicki Jonas and Marc Anthony have all been confirmed as guest mentors this week on the current series of The X Factor USA.
The four hugely successful solo artists will join judges L.A. Reid, Britney Spears, Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell for the judges' houses section of the competition, which airs this coming week.
Justin was rumoured to have signed on for a mentoring role on the show back in August, an official statement has confirmed the 'Boyfriend' star and manager Scooter Braun will act as joint mentors.
Scooter shared a picture last night (8th October) of the two joining LA Reid to help him pick his contestants, seen below (Credit: Tumblr):
"This week on @TheXFactorUSA we like sunglasses…sun was directly in our face! lol.," Scooter tweeted. "Much love to our guy @la_reid."
Will.i.am will team up with Britney to help her choose her acts, after the two recently worked on a collaboration for his upcoming album '#willpower'.
"When Britney asked me to come help mentor talent in the judges houses' round it was an easy 'yes'," Will.i.am said in an officially statement confirming the news. "Some of the talent I've seen so far has blown me away. They're out-of-this-world good."
Nick Jonas will assist panelist Demi Lovato while latin singer and Jennifer Lopez' ex-husband Marc Anthony will join Simon Cowell.
Justin Bieber continued his 'Believe' world tour with a show in Portland, Oregon last night (8th October) and is expected to move on to more dates in Canada later in the week.
Check out a picture of Justin Bieber on his 'Believe' world tour earlier this month below (Credit: Getty):