08/05/2015 09:08 BST | Updated 01/07/2015 13:59 BST

‘X Factor' 2015: Simon Cowell ‘Scraps Audition Rooms' In Favour Of Arenas For New Series

Simon Cowell has planned the next stage of his ‘X Factor’ shake-up, and this time it’s the audition room stage that’s facing the axe.

According to reports, hopefuls will no longer have a private room with the judges, and instead their first meeting with them will take place in front of an arena audience.

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