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Usher Working With Kelly Rowland On U.K. X-Factor

Kelly Rowland is set to unite with one of her fellow R&B singers for the U.K. version of the X-Factor.

The singer, whose been named a judge on the Simon Cowell production, is reportedly collaborating with Usher to mentor finalists from the TV show.

In the coming weeks Rowland will fly out to Miami where she’ll begin the “Judges’ House stage – a time when the final eight acts compete for the final four places.

Usher will reportedly be on hand to interact with the talent and lend them tips.

A source tells Britain’s The Sun that Usher’s amped to be part of the program.

“Kelly has a lot of friends in high places but has asked Usher to be her wingman.  He loves the show as he’s been on it a few times and gets on well with Simon Cowell and the top brass. Plus, he knows a thing or two about finding new talent as he was the man who discovered Justin Bieber. It’s fair to say Bieber has done pretty well for himself since.”


Rappers P Diddy, Nelly and Jay-Z, along with dance star David Guetta, have also been approached in case Usher says he can’t make it.