Is Nicki Minaj going to star in X Factor USA?

March 21st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

Los Angeles, Mar 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Cowell is reportedly in talks to have Nicki Minaj as a judge for the X Factor USA show. The New York Post reported that a source close to the show has indicated that the deal is not yet a ‘done deal’.

The newspaper quoted the source saying “She’s sassy, she looks great and she has bags of personality…She fits the ideal that will be exciting, vibrant and different. And the show would also be great for her.”

Minaj is currently enjoying massive success with her maiden album ‘Pink Friday’ which has already sold about 1.2 million copies just in the United States. She is now on tour with Lil Wayne.

The X Factor is hugely successful in the United Kingdom and the stakes are high for Simon Cowell and his team to ensure the success of the show in the United States. Several names had been linked to with the show. Former X Factor UK judge, Cheryl Cole, is amongst the favorites to be on the show’s panel of judges.

The winner of the show would be going away with $5 million record deal which is the record in the United States.

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