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'The X Factor U.K.' adds Rita Ora as a judge

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Rita Ora just picked up a side gig. The British singer will serve as a judge for the singing reality show The X Factor U.K. in the United Kingdom. ITV announced her involvement, as well as the addition of fellow rookie Nick Grimshaw, a BBC Radio 1 host. The pair join Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. Here’s a group picture Ora shared Tuesday morning, sans Cowell: 

Ora is going to be real busy. She released a new single called “Poison” last month, so more new music should be on its way. (Her debut record, Ora, dropped nearly three years ago, too.) And we want her back on Empire.

The X Factor U.K. returns this fall.