Will Smith joins Simon Cowell on X factor

LOS ANGELES, USA - Hollywood actor Will Smith has reportedly signed on to Simon Cowell's US X Factor along with singer Nicole Scherzinger.

The news comes as speculation had grown over whether Willow Smith would also be part of the judging panel.

In addition to the reports, the panelists will be supported by special guests including the likes of Jon Bon Jovi, Mariah Carey and actor Zac Efron - MTV.com

As Willow smith tops the UK chart with her new single release, she will also make some guest appearances alongside her dad Will on the reality show.

The US X Factor has grown in popularity has reality TV becomes a mainstream in-demand format for audiences. As advertising revenues switch from TV to internet, reality TV shows are more profitable with guaranteed audiences as opposed to original programming

Willow Smith on tour with Justin Bieber

Adding to the chart topping success, Willow Smith broke the news on her twitter page about being invited on Justin Bieber's European Tour which takes place from March 2011. It is no secret that the Smith family have made it big, and as Willow and Jaden take on the industry in their own ways, and with their own talents, the buzz continues to build.

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