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Is Rita Ora Replacing Tyra Banks As Host Of The New America's Next Top Model?!

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Earlier this year, Rita Ora announced she would be quitting the judging panel of X Factor so she could focus on her music career.

But it looks like the songstress is focusing on her TV hosting career instead, because she reportedly signed up to be the next host of America's Next Top Model!

Tyra Banks' model competition show was cancelled by The CW earlier this year, only to be resurrected by VH1 — with the promise of a complete makeover!

Photo: Rita Rocks Emergency Room Bed After Being Admitted For Exhaustion!

Banks announced that though she is staying on as an executive producer, she would be passing the torch as host for the revamped 14-episode order.

And according to The Sun, Ora already struck a deal to be the new host! A source said:

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Adam Lambert Joins Iggy Azalea As The Next Judge On X Factor Australia! See His Excited Announcement!

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What a thrilling time for Adam Lambert!

Following Iggy Azalea's X Factor Australia announcement about a week ago, Adam took to Twitter on Tuesday to reveal that he'll also join the show as its THIRD judge for season eight.

Singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian signed onto the competition just yesterday.

Video: Watch Taylor Shake It Off For X Factor Australia!

Considering A.L. is a former American Idol star (he also appeared on AI as a guest judge last year), we imagine he'll be a great fit for the role. It will also be interesting to see how the singer and Iggy act towards each other — they're both self-admitted divas, after all!

So, without further ado, check out the 34-year-old's announcement (below)!

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Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock Quietly Split From Longtime Love Jordan Kiffin 'A While Ago' — Say What Now?

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Another Little Mix member is on the market!

On Monday, it was revealed that Leigh-Anne Pinnock officially split from her longtime love Jordan Kiffin after three years of dating. Whoa.

In fact, it's believe Miz Pinnock and her former flame called it quits on their relationship some time ago. Way to be under the radar!

Related: Little Mix's Jesy Nelson Twisted Her Ankle In Concert!

Not to mention, the soccer stud even unfollowed the X Factor alum on Instagram. Oh man!

Nonetheless, it seems the twosome have been having problems for sometime as a source dished to The Mirror:

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Iggy Azalea Will Be Joining The Judges On X Factor Australia This Season!

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Iggy also had to push back her album release!

Iggy Azalea is headed home!

Well, at least for a little while! The Aussie artist recently revealed that she will be serving as a judge on X Factor Australia this season, replacing Dannii Minogue after her departure.

Video: Iggy Azalea Performs Team, Fancy, & Black Widow On GMA!

On Friday, the blonde beauty told The Daily Telegraph that she'll be joining the popular program's panel, even though it's not something she ever anticipated, saying:

"I really didn't picture myself being a judge on any kind of television show but I think that actually this could be a good fit for me so I said yes."

The 26-year-old even admitted that taping the show will be the longest time she's spent Down Under "in probably ten years."

So, naturally the rapper is excited, adding:

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Fifth Harmony Honors Fellow Rising Star Christina Grimmie In Concert

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We still cannot comprehend this senseless killing.

As you've surely heard by now, Christina Grimmie was murdered while signing autographs for fans after a concert in Orlando, Florida on Friday night.

The 22-year-old rose to fame as a contestant on The Voice back in 2014, so her death was especially difficult for Christina's reality television peers.

Related: Selena Gomez Breaks Down Over Christina's Death Mid-Concert

That's why we weren't too surprised to hear that X Factor finalists Fifth Harmony decided to honor the slain musician during a show of their own at the WBLI Summer Jam in Wantagh, N.Y. on Saturday night.

Normani Kordei led the respectful tribute with a heartwarming speech, saying:

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Ed Sheeran Sued For $20 Million For Ripping Off THIS X Factor Winner's Song! Listen & Compare For Yourself!

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A photograph is worth a thousand words — but for Ed Sheeran, it might cost millions!

The musician is being sued for $20 million over his 2015 smash hit Photograph for allegedly "verbatim, note-for-note copying" it!

Songwriters Martin Harrington and Thomas Leonard say Sheeran's x single ripped off their song Amazing — which was recorded and released as a single by X Factor winner Matt Cardle in 2012.

Related: Justin Bieber Sued For Ripping Off Indie Pop Singer!

The lawsuit states the two songs have the same chord progressions and musical notation — particularly the chorus, which allegedly shares 39 identical notes in pitch, rhythmic duration and placement in the measure.

According to a complaint issued by the plaintiffs:

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