Good News! Cheryl Cole has been confirmed she will be appearing as a judge on the U.S. version of The X Factor.Cheryl said: ‘I’m so excited to be taking part in the American version of The X Factor. I absolutely love it here in the UK, and with the talent they have out in America, I’m sure we’re going to find someone very special.’

She added: ‘I can’t wait to get started. I just can’t decide whether I am more excited to find and nurture the talent or for the unbelievable amount of amusement and entertainment I will have watching Simon doing everything and anything he can to beat me.

‘He’s tried to beat me for three years in the UK, and hasn’t even come close. His ego must be so bruised. America is gonna love this.’

Cowell, said: ‘I’m thrilled for Cheryl. She is massively excited about this show, and has been fantastic to work with.’

He added: ‘She is also a complete brat! Most importantly, this girl can spot talent.’

X Factor role comes auditions are held this Sunday, May 8, in specially-built high-definition recording studios in Honolulu, Phoenix, Nashville, Anchorage, Kansas City and Denver. Auditions will continue in Dallas on May 26.

The U.S. version of The X Factor is set to be the biggest and best yet.