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Kelly Rowland, a founding member of Grammy-winning group Destiny's Child, seems to be nearing a deal with The X Factor producers.

In attempts to fill the vacant seats of L.A. Reid and Britney Spears, Fox's singing competition show appears to be headed toward a pinnacle of girl power this season, with Simon Cowell joined by returning judge Demi Lovato and two other females, with Kelly most likely taking one of those spots.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Kelly's name has been thrown around as a potential judge, but they report that she's firming up the deal to join the show.

Reality TV should be no sweat for Kelly, as she has had years of on-camera experience, served as a judge on the eighth season of the UK version of The X Factor, and performed on Fox's So You Think You Can Dance.

As for the final spot, Latin singer-actress Paulina Rubio is reportedly in talks.

With The X Factor set to start production for the upcoming season on Tuesday, these deals will need to come together pretty quickly.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

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