According to The Hollywood Reporter, Island Def Jam chariman Antonio “L.A.” Reid has signed on to be one of the four judges on The X-Factor.
Reid is the first judge Simon Cowell has signed for the US version of his hit reality competition series.
Sources tells THR “it’s a done deal.”
Reid’s contract with Universal Music is up in December, but he will get an early release so that he can partake in Cowell’s show.
Who else would you like to see judge X-Factor?