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Jesse McCartney and Julianne Hough Linked to 'X Factor (US)'

April 9, 2011 (3:08 am) GMT
The 'Body Language' singer 'has the right look for the show', while the country music beauty 'has quite a high profile in the states.'

More names are thrown as contenders to sit on "" judges panel. and have become the latest celebrities who are said in the running for the gig.

A source tell Daily Mirror that "Simon [Cowell] believes Jesse has the right look for the show, and would appeal to both grandmothers and young girls." As for Julianne, the music mogul reportedly thinks she "looks fantastic on camera and has quite a high profile in the states."

The source further links Julianne to , who has also been mentioned as a possible judge, saying "Cheryl would love Julianne to be involved as they've met through Derek [Hough]. She'd like a friendly face on board."

Recently, aka Fergie and were said joining the contention as well. While Simon confirmed the singer is being considered, latin singer Estefan has ruled out herself from judging the show.

Antonio "L.A." Reid has signed up to join Simon on the U.S. version of "". Some other stars who have been said to possibly fill the two remaining judge seats are , and .


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