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Last Updated: Tuesday May 24 2011 12:21 GMT

Who do you want as an X Factor judge?

X Factor judge Louis Walsh

The new series of the X Factor is due to start filming in the next couple of weeks, but we STILL don't know who the judges will be.

Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole are expected to be too busy with the American X Factor, and now Dannii Minogue has said she won't be there either. That only leaves Louis Walsh.

Take That's Gary Barlow, Tulisa from N-Dubz, Alesha Dixon and Lily Allen have all been named as possible replacement judges, but who would YOU want to see join the show?

Let us know who you think would be a good judge, and don't forget to tell us why!

Your comments

"I think Harry Styles or one of the other One Direction boys should be a judge because they know what it's about!"

Becca, 11, Bolton, England

"Here's what I think: Louis Walsh (at least keep one judge!), Michael Mcintyre (good on BGT), Gary Barlow and Lily Allen (they have singing ability)."

Jude, 11, Gloucestershire, England

"I would love Sonali from Newsround to be the new judge!"

Mollie, 9, Peterborough, England

"They should now axe the show. It is in complete turmoil."

Andrew, 12, Berkshire, England

"I think Jessie J because she is well known and lots of people like her, Joe McElderry because he knows what it is like to go through X Factor and he and Louis get on well. Also Alexandra Burke because she can sing and she has also been on X Factor."

Tania, 12, Birmingham, England

"I think the judges should be Louis Walsh (he has good experience), Louis Spence (it's always good to have a funny judge), Cee lo Green (good with his music) and Eliza Doolittle (she knows what she is talking about)."

Chloe, 11, Bedfordshire, England

"I would like Jessie J as the judge on X Factor because she is such a good singer and dancer."

Faye, 9, Co. Durham, England

"I think we should have people who have been on the show and have won it or made it to the final e.g. Leona Lewis or JLS, because they can help the contestants."

Mash, 12, West Midlands, England

"I think it should be my mum, my dad, Cheryl Cole and ME!"

Tia, 9, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales

"I think The Drifters should be the judges because they like singing."

Aaron, 10, Bristol, England

"Well... personally I think that Louis should leave and put Lady Gaga in his place, because all Louis does is LIKE people in IRELAND and he's just annoying anyway."

Ali, 10, Cumbria, England

"I would love it and you will have to agree if Jessie J, Louise Walsh (who has to be there), Bruno Mars and Rihanna. I chose them because they are amazingly talented and can show experience in their backgrounds. Unlike ex X Factor stars as they don't know anything!"

Sally, 11, Slough, England

"I would suggest: Nicole Scherzinger, Victoria Beckham and Alexandra Burke. A random bunch of stars I know!!"

Marian, 14, Midlands, England

"I think Beyonce should be a judge in X Factor because I think she'll be good at it!

Iman, 11, Kirklees, England

"I think Hacker should be a judge because children would watch it and it would be more funny with him."

Libby, 11, Nottingham, England

"I think that Adele, Tinie Tempah and Madonna should become the judges. Louis is rubbish, because he let Wagner and Jedward through. Boo Jedward!"

Zachary, 9, Greater London, England

"I think Jessie J would make an awesome judge because she's funny but knows a lot about music, or Adele for the same reason. Also Lady Gaga because she would wear amazing outfits and would be just an over all good judge!"

Kate, 12, Sussex, England

"I personally think Dannii is a great mentor and should stay, Cheryl doesn't have enough experience to be an judge X Factor, Michael Buble and Katy Perry should replace Louis and Cheryl."

Kirsty, 14, Croydon, England

"Personally, I don't think that Louis is a good judge anyway. I think that Kylie Minogue would be very good and so would Lady Gaga."

Ali, 10, Cumbria, England

"I think Bruno Mars should be the next X Factor judge because he is extremely talented and lots of people like him and his music."

Melanie, 13, Cheshire, England

"I think that Ellie Goulding should be a judge on the X Factor because she has a really good voice and will know what to look for!"

Meghan, 13, London, England

"Kelly Rowland is rubbish I would appoint Katy Perry! Tulisa would be good but ditch Louis for someone who knows about music."

Robbie, 11, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

"I think they should get the three original judges back, even though Simon Cowell has left!"

Laura , 13, Birmingham, England

"I think James Corden should be a judge because I think X Factor needs someone funny."

Maia, 11, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"I think Kylie Minogue should be one of the X Factor judges as well as Gary Barlow."

Neha, 11, Manchester, England

"I think the judges should be myself, Wayne Rooney, Jedward and The Crazy Frog!"

Dylan, 9, Norfolk, England

"Jessie J definitely. I think Simon Cowell should come back and also Gary Barlow and Mark Ronson!"

Gabriel, 10, Stockport, England

"Jessie J, Chipmunk, Lilly Allen and Louis Walsh!"

Oliver, 10, Cambridge, England

"I think Jessie J, Rihanna, Katy B or Bruno Mars!"

Estelle, 10, Leeds, England

"I think Ricky should be a judge on the X Factor!"

Zoé, 11, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I think Sonali and Ricky should!"

Isabel, 12, London, England

"I think Jessie J because she's such a good dancer and singer!"

Sophie, 7 Sunderland, England

"I think that Human League singer Phil Oakey should judge with Louis!"

Ryan, 11, Crewe, England

"We want Louis Walsh and Tulisa from N-Dubz, as well as Gary Barlow! I want Louis because he's a good manager! Gary Barlow is in Take That, who are one of the best groups in the world. Tulisa is from N-Dubz who are one of the best rap groups in the world. So they would all definitely know about music!"

Connor, 10, Sussex, England

"I think Taylor Swift, Rihanna and Pixie Lott should be the judges. They are really good singers so I think they would be good at picking new talent!"

Verity, 12, Buckinghamshire, England

"I think that Jessie J, Katy Perry and Russell Brand because everyone loves them and Russell Brand is especially amazing!"

Millie, 13, London, England

"JLS!"

Courtney, 14, Wales

"I think it should be people that have been on the X Factor before and know what it's about. People like like Aston from JLS, Alexandra Burke, Leona Lewis and maybe Olly Murs!"

Vincent, 13, London, England

"I think all these should be the new judges on the X Factor because they're my favourite singers and they will all be fair! They are... Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Rihanna, Lady Gaga!"

Beth, 10, London, England

"I think Alesha Dixon should be on it because she has a lot of music knowledge and she knows talent when she sees it!"

Deandra, 13, London, England

"I think that Lily Allen and Tulisa should go on the X Factor!"

Sana, 8, Blackburn, England

"Louis Walsh, Will.I.Am and Lady Gaga!"

Megan, 10, Staffordshire, England

"I think that Diana Vickers or Alexandra Burke will be good because they have experience!"

Amber, 10, Yorkshire, England

"I would like Rihanna, Katy Perry, Harry Styles from One Direction and Justin Bieber!"

Emily, 11, Sunderland, England

"I think that Leona Lewis should be a judge as she's won the X Factor and cares about people! Or maybe Stacey Soloman because she has experience of working on TV!"

Victoria, 13, Kent, England

"Jessie J or Bruno Mars!"

Hafsah, 10, Lancashire, England

"I think that Jessie J should be a judge on the X Factor because if they have someone as well known and liked as her, then lots more people would tune in to watch!"

Athena, 11, Kent, England

"Lady Gaga!"

Tom, 11, Surrey, England

"I think Tulisa from N-Dubz would be a great judge as she is clever and has a amazing voice!"

Melissa, 12, Devon, England

"I think Tinie Tempah, Lily Allen and Jessie J."

Lalia, 11, London, England

"I think that Jessie J should be a judge on the X Factor because she has such a good voice and she could tell if you're good enough or not. I am voting for Jessie J."

Ruby, 9, Manchester, England

"I think they should get Katy Perry because she knows a lot about music and she is strict with her answer."

Jamie, 11, Hartlepool, England

"I would think that Michael McIntyre would be a good judge although he is already on Britain's Got Talent, because he has the laughter and the funniness. Second judge would have to be Stacey Solomon because she is a good presenter and is funny. Last but not least, I would like one of the N-Dubz team to come on as well because they are wonderful people."

Joe , 11, Oxfordshire, England

"They should get someone from the worldwide phenomenon HARRY POTTER!!"

Bethany, 13, Derbyshire, England

"Jessie-J, Chipmunk, Lilly Allen and Louis Walsh."

Oliver, 10, Cambridge, England

"I think Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj would make great judges."

Niina, 12, Bedford, England

"I would love it if Miley Cyrus were to be on The X Factor. But she is on tour, so I doubt she will be able to."

Rebecca, 12, Lancashire, England

"I think Leona Lewis should be a Judge because she won a couple of years ago!"

Ellen, 10, Lancashire, England

"I think Lady Gaga should be a judge of the X Factor because she has a crazy style of her own music taste and nearly everyone likes her."

Alicia ,12, Buckinghamshire, England

"I think Jessie J should be one of the judges."

Lorena, 10, London, England

"I think Nicole Scherzinger and Simon and Una from the Saturdays."

Laura, 10, London, England

"They should get Lady Gaga because she is wild and knows her stuff well!"

Gina, 14, London, England

"Well I think that Selena Gomez should join Louise and Jessie J because they're both good at singing and they are the best!"

Shelena, 10, London, England

"I think that Jessie J, Tulisa from N-DUBZ, Miley Cyrus and J-Lo should be the new Judges."

Aimie, 8, Southampton, England

"I think it should be Bruno Mars, Jessie J, Olly Murrs and Rihanna, because they are all great."

Bethany-Jane, 9, South Yorkshire, England

"I would like to see Katy Perry on again."

Kate, 10, Hampshire, England

"I want Selena Gomez as an X Factor judge because she is a good singer and a good actress, and Demi Lovato as well!"

Nandi, 13, Liverpool, England

"I think Gary Barlow, Katy Perry and Jessie J should judge the X Factor. I think it is the wrong decision for Dannii, Cheryl and Simon to all quit."

James , 10, Surrey, England

"I think it should be Tulisa from N-Dubz because she is so good at singing!"

Rhianne, 10, Bristol, England

"I think we should have Kimberley Walsh because she is my second favourite member of Girls Aloud, after Cheryl of course!"

India , 11, Manchester, England

"I think Adele should be on the panel because she's really big and she seems like she would be nice to the contestants unlike Louis, who is a lot grumpier than he used to be. Also, maybe a couple of boys from McFly because they're AWESOME!"

Ani, 12, Cardiff, England

"Harry Hill!"

Katie, 11, London, England

"I want Cheryl to come back, come back! I miss her already!"

Phoebe , 11, London, England

"Louis Walsh because he makes good decisions."

Ishbel, 11, Aberdeen-shire, England

"I think that Louis Walsh should judge. I mean, he is the manager for Jedward. I am a massive fan of Jedward!"

Jenny, 17, Hampshire, England

"I want Cheryl Cole to be the judge."

Jess, 12, Devon, England

"I think Nicole Sherzinger and maybe Tinie Tempah or Pixie Lott because I think they would be good judges to watch other people perform."

Samantha , 14, Kent, England

"I think Pixie Lott, Taylor Swift and Katie Perry should be our new judges! They are the best!"

Lillie, 12, Nottingham, England

"I think Taylor Swift would be a good X Factor judge. She is a relatively new singer so she probably would find it easy to connect with the contestants."

Caitlin, 11, New Hampshire, England

"I think that Nathan Sykes from The Wanted should be in the X Factor because he is amazingly funny and just fantastic!"

Jessica, 11, Bournemouth, England

"I want Tulisa or Alesha to be the X FACTOR Judge."

Safa, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think Alesha Dixon is a good judge because her judging Strictly was wonderful!"

Yasmin, 9, North London, England

"JESSIE J! She is my absolute role model! Although, I would really love Cheryl to stay. Olly Murs, Lily Allen (very honest and I love her) , Pixie Lott (softy like Cheryl!) I really don't know but I hope they put someone on that has been in the music industry a long time and someone that is well known and is popular with young people!"

Ella, 12, London, England

"I think Katy Perry should join Louis because last time she was FAB and she's FAB anyway!"

Izzy, 10, Hull, England

"I think that Gok Wan would be amazing if he was an X Factor judge. He could also design costumes."

Bethan, 11, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

"My ideal panel would be: Jessie J, Pixie Lott, Bruno Mars and Lloyd Daniels"

Clare, 13, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

"I think that Matt Cardle should be a judge or a past winner."

Orla, 10, Gloucestershire, England

"I hope Robbie Williams, or one of the members from Take That become a judge."

Conor, 9, Derry, Northern Ireland

"I think that Simon should stay a judge in the X Factor not Louis, he is not a very good judge because he is not funny like Simon."

Jess, 10, Surrey, England

"Bruno Mars for sure!"

Jude, 10, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"I want Katy Perry or Pixie Lott to be the judge."

Katie, 11, Diss, Norfolk, England

"I would love Gary Barlow to join as well as Alesha Dixon but I really don't want to see Louis Walsh, or Lily Allen as her songs are quite rude!"

Becky, 13, Berkshire, England

"I think that Jessie J or Adele should join the panel because they're in the charts at the moment and they know a lot about music!"

Ella-Jade, 10, West Sussex, England

"Tulisa because she is very good at singing and looks pretty, and Lilly Allen because she's different and has her own style."

Isobel, 10, High Wycombe, England

"I think that Peter Andre should be an X Factor judge because he is gorgeous and funny and everyone would love to see him."

Kessia, 11, Devon, England

"I think that the panel should be Louis Walsh, Ellie Goulding, Olly Murs and Ashley Tisdale!"

Charlea, 12, Somerset, England

"I think the N-Dubz crew, Dappy, Fazer and Tulisa should be the X Factor judges!"

Nisha, 14, London, England

"Cheryl Cole back!"

Grace, 12, Nottinghamshire, England

"I think Louis should be with Gary Barlow, Una from the Saturdays and Lady Gaga because it would be interesting to she how she acts!"

Tara, 11, Derbyshire, England

"I want Cheryl and Simon to stay, but as they have left my panel would be: Tinie Tempah, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj and Katie B!"

Polly, 12, London, England

"I think J-Lo because she is such a good singer!"

Abbey, 10, West Sussex, England

"I think the judges should be three of these; Nicole Sherzinger, Lady Gaga, Aston Merrygold, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J or Justin Bieber as they are all very talented artists!"

Maia , 11, Reading, England

"I think Taylor Swift should be in the X Factor because she is a well known musician and everybody likes her. I think that she is perfect for this role for the next series of X Factor."

Hari, 13, London, England

"I think Louis Walsh, Adele, Cheryl and Michael McIntyre."

Gareth, 10, Cambridge, England

"I think Tulisa, Gary Neville and Gary Barlow should be the new X Factor judges!"

Vijay, 11, London, England

"I WANT Jessie J to do the X Factor as her singing is brilliant and she is a one in a million popstar! 100%!"

Louise, 9, Norwich, England

"I think someone like Matt Cardle, Olly Murs or Alexandra Burke... someone who has been on the X Factor before and knows what it's like to be on it!"

Milly, 10, Cheshire, England

"I would love Lily Allen because she's honest and I really like her! Gary Barlow would also be good because he would be the nice guy!"

Annie, 8, Blackpool, England

"I would like Nicole Scherzinger!"

Tia, 12, Cheshire, England

"Someone who isn't all 'fluffy pop', such as Alice Cooper or someone along those lines!"

Daisy, 14, Reading, England

"I would like Miranda Hart!"

Harry, 11, Cumbria, England

"I think Katy Perry, Olly Murs, Adele and Louis Walsh should be the judges."

Grace, 9, Middlesborough, English

"I think Jessie J would be awesome! Bruno Mars as well and I think they should add more chairs so that ALL of JLS could judge!"

Callum, 11, London, England

"I think Justin Bieber should. Who better to judge, than someone who worked so hard to be famous, someone who cares about his fans and who has been playing music for years?! I say Justin!"

Emma, 12, London, England

"I think Lilly Allen should be a judge because she's worked in the music industry for a long time."

Katy, 11, Manchester, England

"I want Louis Walsh to remain as a judge because he isn't as rude as Simon Cowell!"

Jack, 12, Swansea, Wales

"I think Tulisa from N-Dubz would make the best judge on X Factor."

Demie, 12, London, England

"I think Selena Gomez, Victoria Justice and Miranda Cosgrove."

Fatimah, 11, London, England

"I think that one of the judges should be someone who has been on the show before. That way they know what it feels like. Maybe Alexandra Burke or Leona Lewis?"

Georgie, 12, London, England

"I think Gary Barlow would make a great judge and so would Tulisa from N-Dubz, but the X Factor won't be the same without Simon! In place of Cheryl, I would consider Adele because she is all the rage at this moment in time and she has genuine talent!"

Jamie, 12, Sussex, England

"I would love Tulisa to be a judge as she went from nothing to become a huge star. I think she would be a great mentor as well!"

Eleanor, 12, Yorkshire, England

"I think that Justin Bieber should be a judge! He would be so funny!"

Zoe, 13, London, England

"Personally, I'm ashamed Simon has abandoned the UK, as well as Cheryl. But the show must go on! I think the panel should be...Bruno Mars, Alexandra Burke, Tulisa and Tine Tempah!"

Nikki, 12, Birmingham, England

"I think Lady Gaga should be a judge!"

Connor, 8, Leeds, England

"I think Olly Murs should be the future judge as well as Leona Lewis, because they have a good experience of being on the X Factor."

Elizabeth, 9, London, England

"Justin Bieber! He would have the most musical method of telling people how to improve and it would be nice to see someone judge, who the younger generation could look up to!"

Chloe, 11, Norway

"I think Ellie Goulding should be a judge because she's a good singer! She should do it with Louis Walsh and Gary Barlow!"

Katie, 11, Somerset, England

"I would love it if Aston Merrygold from JLS was a judge. He is so funny and cute and has had the experience as well. I would definitely watch it. To be honest I don't mind who's on it because I would still watch it anyway."

Priya, 11, London, England

"I think maybe Peter Andre could be a judge!"

Taylor, 12, Scotland

"My Mum!"

Nazma, 13, London, England

"Pixie Lott, Michael Buble or one of John or Edward from Jedward would be good because they're all great singers and Jedward would just be funny!"

Maddie, 11, Essex, England

"I think that Usher should be a judge. He'd know who to pick and who not to. He also wouldn't ever make a stupid decision."

Mariyah, 9, London, England

"I think Gary Barlow, Una Healy, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Rhianna or ADELE should be chosen as judges."

Barry, 12, Manchester, England

"I think Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh, Cheryl Cole and Tinie Tempah!"

Laura, 11, Belfast, England

"I think that Pixie Lott, Olly Murs and Louis Walsh should be the judges! Firstly, Olly knows what it's like to be a contestant and secondly, Pixie Lott is amazing!"

Grace, 9, Yorkshire, England

"I think that they should have; Whitney Housten, Tina Turner, Jordan Sparks, Sharon Osbourne or Usher!"

Toby, 12, Staffordshire, England

"I think Jessie J should be an X Factor judge because she knows how to sing and she'll be able to spot singing amazingly."

Olivia, 8, London, England

"I want Dannii Minouge to still be a judge because she was always kind and never nasty."

Elona, 9, Watford, England

"Taylor Lautner!"

Hannah, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think they should get some old X Factor contestants as the judges, such as Jedward! They would be so cool!"

Sabah, 12, Bradford, England

"I'd love to see Jessie J become a judge! Her songs are great and she's also a great dancer!"

Katy, 11, Cardiff, Wales

"Robbie Williams, Gary Barlow, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh would do for me. Justin Bieber would NOT be good because he's rubbish!"

Olivia, 11, Swindon, England

"Katy Perry! She was SO funny last year."

Imaan, 11, London, England

"Personally, I think that Miranda Hart should be an X Factor Judge!"

Laura, 14, Hertfordshire, England

"I think Jessie J, Tinie Tempah and Katy Perry... along with Louis!"

Joe, 10, Watford, England

"I think Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez should both be judges. The have amazing talent and I think they would be good at choosing people."

Mariya, 12, Essex, England

"I think we should have the old judges back! They were so much better!"

Anjali, 11, Leicester, England

"I think Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato should all have the necessary experience and could choose a good singer to go through!"

Johnny, 14, London, England

"There are a lot of people that I have in mind! I would like to see Lady Gaga, Kimberley Walsh, or maybe even Katy Perry. We need some fresh new judges."

Lizzie, 11, London, England

"I think Selena Gomez, Katy Perry, Louis Walsh and Lady Gaga would all be good as judges!"

Namrah, 11, Birmingham, England

"I think Selena Gomez, Demi Lavato, Justin Bieber and Michael Buble would all be be great as judges."

Saffy, 10, Northamptonshire, England

"I think Wagner should be a judge on the X Factor."

Jada, 10, Bristol, England

"I think a winner from one of the previous shows should be a judge, because they would know a bit more about what it's like to be on the X Factor."

Jennie, 10, Scotland

"I would like to see Aston from JLS as a judge because he rose to fame on X Factor!"

Courtney, 13, Kent, England

"Selena Gomez, Cheryl Cole, Alexis Jordon or Willow Smith!"

Georgie, 10, Northampton, England

"Adele, Jessie J, Usher, Dizzee Rascal or Oritse from JLS. Some people the public love. I would love to have Jessie J."

Ella, 10, Northampton, England

"It should be Nicki Minaj!"

Jotdeep, 14, London, England

"I think Simon should stay!"

Erin, 10, Staffordshire, England

"I'd love to see Tulisa and Lily Allen on the panel! I think because of their ordinary backgrounds they would be great because they could relate to the contestants!"

Sarah, 13, Scotland

"I think Adele should be a judge because she has actual talent and she would judge on peoples' voices not their looks."

Harry, 13, London, England

"I would love to see Lady Gaga on the line up. My perfect line up for judges would be Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Kanye West and Randy Jackson."

Jack, 5, Plymouth, England

"David Beckham because he's the best judge ever!"

Alfie, 9, London, England

"I don't really want Louis, but I really want the other three back, because it won't be the same without them, especially without Simon!"

Effie, 11, London England

I think Louis Walsh should stay because he makes some extremely bad choices and that's always funny to see . I also think a member of JLS, because they've already been on X Factor and they're quite experienced now."

Jazz, 9, Southampton, England

"I would love it if Cheryl would come back to do it but also Adele and Bruno Mars would be AMAZING!"

Eve , 12, Cheshire

"I want Matt Cardle to be a judge."

Joshua, 11, Halifax, England

"I think that Tulisa should do it because she is perfect for the job! She is a singer and can give a few tips to viewers and the people auditioning."

Rejuwana, 11, London, England

"Well I think it should be Louis, Cheryl Cole and Leona Louis, because she has experience of the X Factor."

Jake, 10, Hertfordshire, England

"I think that if Simon, Cheryl and Dannii are all going then they should get JLS because they know how it feels to be on the show and what talent should be on the X Factor"

Tom, 13, Berkshire, England

"I would like Matt Smith, even though he's not a singer he is an amazing actor!"

Maria, 11, London, England

"I think Katy Perry or Bruno Mars should be judges, they are great singers and will find awesome talent!"

Samya, 9, Essex, England

"To be honest, I think the best person to be a judge is ME! Because I think it would be nice to have someone different who isn't famous. I reckon more people would watch it, if they chose a member of public to judge. CHOOSE ME!"

Anna, 13, Reading, England

"I want Simon, Cheryl and Dannii back. I was a massive fan of the X Factor but I wont watch this years season because everyone's left!"

Kitty, 12, Bournemouth, England

"Well I think that Beyonce should, because she is AMAZING!"

Munisah, 9, Edinburgh, Scotland

"I would love Tulisa, Dappy or Fraser from N-Dubz to become a judge for the UK. X Factor!"

Sinead, 10, County Down, Northern Ireland

"BRING SHARON BACK!!"

Ada, 12, London, England

"I think Tulisa from N-Dubz would be a good just because she is awesome and talented. Also she is not afraid to speak her mind and she says what she thinks."

Abi, 13, Reading, England

"I think Selena Gomez would be the BEST JUDGE EVER!"

Alice, 9, Surrey, England

"I think Louis Walsh, Robbie Williams, Adele and Lily Allen should all be X Factor judges because they all have musical knowledge and I would like to see the chemistry between them."

Sophie, 11, Hertfordshire, England

"I am glad that Simon Cowell went to America, he was too rude anyway."

Sarha, 10, London, England

"I think Tinie Tempah should be the new X Factor judge."

Jamie, 10, London, England

"I think Robbie Williams should be a X Factor judge because he sings on it every year, and he is great with the contestants."

Beth, 13, Stoke-On Trent, England

"I think that Pixie Lott should be the new judge because everyone really liked her when she was a guest judge."

Hannah, 12, North Lanarkshire, England

"I think you should have Dermot O'Leary, he is mint!"

Abbie, 12, Northumberland, England

"I think that Leona Lewis, Matt Cardle, Leon Jackson, Alexandra Burke and Shane Ward should all do it because they have already been on the show and have all won it!"

Mahira, 10, Coventry, England

"I think that they should let a past contestant be a judge on the show as they would know more about being on the X Factor than any of the other judges, and why are the USA always stealing my favourite judges from my favourite shows!?"

Enya, 12, Durham, England

"I think Alesha Dixon, Gary Barlow and Leona Lewis would be great as they all have musical experience and Leona would know exactly how the contestants would be feeling!"

Eve, 12, Cheshire, England

"I think Michael McIntyre should be a judge on X Factor, because he is so funny!"

Katie, 10, Surrey, England

"I have a lot of people in mind but Miley Cyrus, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato and my Mum."

Imogen, 7, Doncaster, England

"I think Justin Bieber should be on X Factor because has a lot of experience and could be quite confident to tell people what he thinks"

Lauren, 13, Bolton, England

"I would like Mollie from The Saturdays because she would be a good replacement for Dannii and Cheryl, because she is kind and would give good advice as a mentor, and is in the best British girl band!"

Izzy, 14, Hampshire, England

"I think Tinie Tempah should as he has the skills and has got many number 1's!"

Rebecca, 11, Cambridge, England

"I don't think Tulisa should as nobody knows her, maybe an ex X Factor winner like Leona Lewis or Olly Murs?"

Matt, 13, Florida, U.S.A.

"I still want Louis to be a judge because he is funny and tells the acts truthfully whether he likes them or not. When the acts go through he is like a dad to them that is why Louis Walsh should still be on X Factor!"

Jess, 13, Essex, England

"I would like Robbie Williams to judge or Bruno Mars , Robbie because he is another joker and Bruno because he is really nice and a good singer!!"

Amy, 11, Manchester, England

"I would love Cheryl Cole to be one of the judges along with Tinie Tempah, Nicole Scherzinger and Tinchy Stryder. I don't want Louis because he is BORING! and Simon is too STRICT!"

Nazifa, 11, London, England

"I think Lady Gaga should, because it would awesome to see her on the X Factor."

Lewys, 11, Glamorgan, Wales

"The judges should be: Leona Lewis because she won and she's a good singer and she would never mess about while doing her job. Pixie Lott because she would be organised and she would be sensible when saying a comment. Gary Barlow because he's a good singer and he would be sensible too and a good mentor and of course Louis because he's not moving."

Jake, 10, Aberdeen-shire, Scotland

"I think John and Edward from Jedward, to give it that pazzazz!"

Francesca, 10, South Yorkshire, England

"I think Aston from JLS should be the next judge because I love JLS. I would definitely watch it."

Hannah, 11, Lothian, Scotland

"I think that Una and Mollie from the Saturdays should be judges because it would be funny and Ronan Keating from Boyzone with Louis Walsh."

Ebony, 12, Hertfordshire, England

"I think it should be Britney Spears but my cousin thinks it should be Katy Perry. "

Kieran, 12, Middlesbrough, England

"I think Bruno Mars should be the next X Factor judge because he is extremely talented and lots of people like him and his music."

Melanie, 13, Cheshire, England

"I think Rihanna should be a judge because she is very talented and would fit in very well."

Kellie, 11, Dublin, Ireland

"Kelly Rowland is rubbish, I would appoint Katy Perry!! Tulisa would be good but ditch Louis for someone who knows about music!"

Robbie, 11, Aberdeen-shire, Scotland

"I don't know, but DEFINITELY NOT Gary Barlow! He is so annoying!"

Hannah, 11, London, England

"I think that Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays will be a really good judge because she is really talented and she knows how the contestants feel."

Zoe, 13, Manchester, England

"I wish Cheryl Cole was still a judge! I love her so much and she was by far my favourite judge! But I think Katy Perry should be a judge as she was great in the auditions last year!"

Grace, 11, Newcastle, England

"Being realistic, I think Adele is very inspiring and would make a good judge. But I think Robbie Williams would also be very good."

Leah, 11, London, England

"I think John and Edward (Jedward) should be judges because they are so popular and they would bring in lots of viewers to the show!"

Lauren, 11, N. Ireland

"I would love Ozzy Osbourne to be a judge as he was great in Black Sabbath and throughout his solo career!"

Tom, 13, Sussex, England

"I think Katy Perry would be a GREAT judge, but she's touring at the moment. My other choice, Michael McIntyre is on Britain's Got Talent. So, I would say Matt Cardle because he's been on the X Factor before and knows what it's like."

Rachel, 10, Manchester, England

"I think they should pick Tulisa from N-Dubz to be the judge because she is good at singing and will know what to look for in a singer, as she's one herself."

Ella, 12, London, England

"I think that Ellie Goulding should be a judge on the X Factor because she has a really good voice and will know what to look for!"

Megan, 13, London, England

"I think they should get the three original judges back... Even though Simon Cowell has left!"

Laura, 13, Birmingham, England

"I think that Fergie from Black Eyed Peas should be a judge!"

Niamh, 13, Scotland

"I think the four judges should be Rihanna , Paul McCartney, Katy Perry and Gary Barlow because they are all amazing singers, are really successful and know what talent is when they see it."

Izzie, 11, Winchester, England

"I am so glad that Cheryl and Simon have left! Lily Allen or Tulisa would be a great choice as they both say what they think. I'm sad Dannii left though!"

Zara, 13, London, England

"I would love Justin Bieber to be a judge with Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole. I'm not too fussed about Louis. I really wish Cheryl and Simon would stay though."

Laura, 13, Yorkshire, England

"Louis Walsh needs to go and Cheryl needs to come back! But I want Tulisa, Lady Gaga and Pixie Lott."

Hayley, 11, London, England

"I think Aston from JLS should be a judge because he's been on the show and would have some experience from what judges do and say."

Rachel, 12, Lanarkshire, Scotland

"Katy Perry was amazing last year!"

Lisa, 11, Portsmouth, England

"I don't mind who's the judge! It's only The X Factor!"

Caroline, 11, London, England

"I think Katy Perry, Adele, Rhianna, Bruno Mars or Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas! Or...Sharon Osbourne should make a return to the show!"

Barry, 12, Chester, England

"I think Katy Perry should be a judge because she is a singer... so she would know what to look out for in the contestants competing in the X Factor!"

Anna, 11, Cornwall, England

"I think Brian Johnson, lead singer of ACDC should be a judge!"

Samuel, 11, Sussex, England

"No one will ever beat Dannii Minouge! I was really sad to hear the news she was leaving. I think they would be best off keeping Simon, Dannii Cheryl and Louis!"

Becky, 12, London, England

"Dappy and Fazer from N-Dubz should be judges on the X Factor!"

Max, 13, London, England

"I think Jessie J should be one of the judges because she's a good singer."

Grace, 10, Cumbria, England

"I think Justin Bieber should be a judge. That would be funny!"

Faisal, 10, Birmingham, England

"Robbie Williams, Lady Gaga, Matt Cardle, Adele, Madonna, Jessie J? Any of these people would have everyone cheering along!"

Tegan, 12, Hertfordshire, England

"I'd love it if Gwyneth Paltrow was a judge! She's awesome and amazing on Glee!"

Katie, 12, Staffordshire, England

"Lady Gaga! Or Olly Murs!"

Charlotte, 14, Leeds, England

"Ellie Goulding, because she's really kind and she is fair."

Laura, 13, England

"I've heard that Tulisa is going to be a judge and I think that Justin Bieber should be a judge too! He's got amazing talent and I think can also spot talent!"

Mariya, 12, Essex, England

"I would like Michael McIntyre because he is so funny and I love watching him perform comedy. He's a great judge on Britain's Got Talent!"

Tia, 10, County Durham, England

"David Hasselhoff and Kylie Minogue! They'd be amazing!"

Thomas, 12, York, England

"I think that Redfoo and SkyBlu from LMFAO would be good judges because they are both really inspiring people and their song "party rock anthem" was number 1 in the charts for a long time! So that's why I think they would be really good Judges!"

Maddie, 11, Nottingham, England

"Matt Smith should be a judge because none of the judges are funny and Matt would really make the X Factor liven up a bit!"

Joseph, 11, Sheffield, England

"Bruno Mars!"

Jane, 9, Lancashire, England

"I would love Taylor Swift or Jessie J as a judge. I also want Simon and Dannii back!"

Imaan, 11, London, England

"I think that Jessie J should be a judge because she's talented, very good at singing and is definitely not biased about people!"

Mia, 10, Manchester, England

"I would like to see Cheryl Cole again!"

Claire, 13, Scotland

"I would like Cheryl Cole because Louis is annoying and Simon is spiteful!!"

Stephanie, 14, Northumberland, England

"Tulisa from N-Dubz should be the judge in X Factor because Tulisa is awesome and talented and that's why she would be a really good judge!"

Anthony, 14, Bradford, England

"I think I should be the next judge because I have an opinion about everything."

Emily, 12, London, England

"I think that Louis Walsh should stay on the judging panel since Simon and Cheryl are both going."

Saudah, 13, Bradford, England

"I think Lily Allen would be a great judge because she's really talented and has a good opinion of the good and bad."

Chloe, 10, Windsor, England

"I'd love Lady Gaga to be a judge! 1. Lady Gaga, 2. Pixie Lott, 3. Chipmunk, 4. Tinie Tempah."

Kieran, 14, Cardiff, Wales

"I think X Factor is amazing. It would be more amazing only if I was a judge."

Mevish, 11, Bolton, England

"I want Justin Bieber to be a judge!"

Nicola, 14, Dundee, Scotland

"I would like my father to be the judge, as he is very good with that sort of stuff!"

Ryan, 13, Norfolk, England