Recording Artists Belinda and Chino & Nacho Also Join Judge Panel!
Los Angeles — MundoFox today announced that award-winning Latin recording artists Belinda and the popular Venezuelan duo Chino & Nacho, and Mexican television and music icon Angélica María (Mexico’s film and TV sweetheart) have been confirmed as the celebrity judges of El Factor X, slated to premiere for the first time in the U.S. this summer. The judging panel of El Factor X will guide our contestants providing them invaluable advice in a warm, positive and thrilling environment.
El Factor X will feature young contestants from 8 to 15 years old and will give U.S. Latino viewers the opportunity to choose the next young Latino superstar or breakout music group. The judges will travel to top cities in the U.S. searching for undiscovered talent from 8 to 15 years old, both solo artists and vocal groups.
“We are thrilled to have four such well-respected and talented artists on the judging panel of El Factor X,” said Adriana Ibañez, EVP of Programming for MundoFox. “We are confident that our judges will embrace and guide our contestants providing them invaluable advice in a warm, positive and thrilling environment.”
Open auditions for the series will also take place across the country, attracting young aspiring hopefuls looking to make their dream of becoming the next big singing sensation come true.
The auditions have been set and will start on June 8 in Los Angeles before visiting New York City (June 22) and Miami (June 29).
“We are excited and proud to have such an outstanding and talented group of artists be part of The X Factor family,” said Jack Alfandary, SVP, Latin America and US Hispanic for FremantleMedia. “Their exceptional careers are proof they possess the unique qualities that are required to succeed, and we are lucky to have them be part of finding the next Latin music star in El Factor X on MundoFox.”