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Simon Cowell, The X Factor


Do you think you have the X factor?

If you're considering auditioning for The X Factor's upcoming third season, but are a little nervous and worried about becoming one of the Fox hit's so-bad-they're-hilarious auditions, fret not as executive producer and judge Simon Cowell is here to help you!

In an exclusive video, Cowell shares his five insider tips on how to impress him and returning judge Demi Lovato, as well as Britney Spears and L.A. Reid's yet-to-be announced replacements at the judging table in season three...

While some tips are what'd you expect Cowell to say (including picking the right song), shockingly enough, one of his tidbits is not taking "no" for an answer!

The X Factor returns for its third season this fall on Fox. Season three auditions will continue in New Orleans on Apr. 14 at the Lakefront Arena.