Auditions in Miami were already off to a challenging start when 16-year-old Caitlynne Curtis strutted onto the stage during Thursday night's episode of 'X Factor.' The four judges were hopeful that the wide-eyed and spunky teenager would give them the night's first finalist. In the end, even the curmudgeonly Simon Cowell couldn't help but give her words of encouragement.
Former 'American Idol' judges Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell will be reuniting, as the 'Straight Up' singer has officially signed on to act as a judge on the US version of Cowell's singing competition, 'X Factor.' In addition to Abdul, Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger and British TV personality Steve Jones will acting as the hosts of the show.