You will not believe who Cheryl is backing to win the X Factor

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Former X Factor judge Cheryl has revealed she is not watching the show this year but she is backing a winner.

The singer has revealed her nieces and nephews are obsessed with Honey G and she hopes the rapper goes on to win.

Cheryl (Joel Ryan /AP/PA Images)
Cheryl (Joel Ryan /AP/PA Images)

When asked whether she still watches The X Factor, Cheryl told Hello magazine: "No I haven't - should I be?

"I have heard a lot about Honey G though...

"My nieces and nephews think she is great and I really hope she wins, just for them."

Honey G.
Honey G (Syco/Thames/Dymond/PA)

Cheryl also told the magazine she has been working on new music, but fans will have to wait a while to hear the tracks.

She said: "I am working on new music and have been for a while.

ndated handout photo issued by ITV of Honey G who is through to the final 12 of of the ITV1 programme The X Factor.
(Syco/Thames/Burmiston/PA)

"I'm not going to release it until I am 100% happy and I'm getting there, but it won't be until next year."