There were rumors circulating this weekend that British singer Cheryl Cole was back on as an "X Factor" judge, but FOX, Fremantlemedia North America and Syco TV confirmed with "Extra" Monday that Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger is definitely aboard as the fourth judge.

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"Nicole Scherzinger will be replacing Cheryl Cole on the judging panel of 'The X Factor,'" the companies said in a statement. "Nicole will join Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid and Paula Abdul on their search across America to find the next global superstar or group to win the life-changing $5 million dollar recording deal."

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