One Direction confirmed as 'X Factor' Australia guest mentors
Published Jul 20 2012, 11:08 BST | By Daniel Sperling One Direction
have been confirmed as guest mentors on The X Factor
The 'What Makes You Beautiful' band, who were formed on the 2010 series of the UK show, will reportedly assist full-time panelist Ronan Keating on the upcoming contest.
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A source told The Mirror
: "Ronan was really keen on teaming up with the lads. Despite their age, they are in a great position to give help and support - they've been there and done it.
"They have already gone through the process and have even managed to break America."
Alicia Keys, Usher and Ke$ha have been invited to help remaining judges Mel B, Guy Sebastian and Natalie Bassingthwaighte.The X Factor
Australia, hosted again by Luke Jacobz, will premiere later this year.