Pop star Rihanna is the latest superstar tapped for a guest judge appearance on the upcoming debut season of X factor USA. The “Only Girl” star will appear courtesy of L.A. Reid and will help decide which contestants to send through to the live shows.
Reid signed Rihanna to Def Jam in 2005 and has been one of her biggest champion in her successful and illustrious music career.
As a newly announced guest judge, Rihanna will join the already confirmed Mariah Carey, who will be by Simon Cowell’s side.
X Factor USA premieres on September 21. Fans received an early extended preview of the show following Sunday night’s NFL Football game between the NY Jets and Dallas Cowboys.