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*The first photo of the new judging panel for “The X Factor” were released Wednesday, with newcomers Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio joining Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell.

The above shot was taken on Tuesday during the first day of auditions in Charleston, SC.

Mario Lopez will be the show’s sole host after season 2 co-host Khloe Kardashian was fired. Season 3 premieres this fall.