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What Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio bring to 'X Factor'
What Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio bring to 'X Factor'

News that Simon Cowell has tapped R&B singer Kelly Rowland and Latin superstar Paulina Rubio to join him as judges on Season 3 of “The X Factor” doesn't come as a surprise. Along with dozens of others, their names had been floated around for some time as potential replacements for Britney Spears and L.A. Reid. Neither new judge generates the sort of fanfare that came with snagging Spears, but that’s not a bad thing. “X Factor” has already gone through a handful of judges, with Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Cheryl Cole having done short bids. Rowland and Rubio also don't come with the sort of baggage of previous judges (Spears'...

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