In a surprise twist, music mogul Simon is apparently planning to spice things up even more this year, by introducing another judge after the initial audition stages.
According to sources, the extra judge will join the panel just before the live shows and bosses apparently already have a shortlist of possible people in mind.
“Simon Cowell is planning on including a wildcard category which will be mentored by a mystery fifth judge,” an insider told Metro. “There was a creative meeting three weeks ago and plans are now being put into action.
As well as livening up the show, the new judge will also help to solve an issue which plagues the Sunday night results show.
Mel has reportedly already decided who will join her as an advisor during the Judges’ House episodes. Let’s just say, she’s hoping to spice things up even more.
Check out all the snaps from the recent Manchester auditions below...