Little Mix's Perrie Edward is bookies' favourite for judge role on next series of X Factor

Perrie Edwards of Little Mix is the bookies' favourite to sign up as a judge for the next series of The X Factor.

The singer rose fame on the talent show, and is evens with bookmaker Coral to join Simon Cowell and Louis Tomlinson, after Robbie Williams and wife Ayda Field announced their departure from the show.

Coral's John Hill told Sun Online: "It will be all change on the judges' seats on X Factor this year after Robbie and Ayda left the show and all the early money in our betting has been for Perrie Edwards to take up one of the spots on the panel.

"Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole have been backed to make returns to the show, as Simon Cowell may look for familiar faces this year as he battles to boost the ratings."

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Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix with their Best Group Award on stage during The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix perform on stage during The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
Perrie Edwards attends The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith. Picture credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards of Little Mix perform on stage during The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix performs on stage during The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
Jesy Nelson (left) and Perrie Edwards wins the Best Group and Best Song awards at The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix wins the Best Song and Best Group award at The Global Awards 2019 with Very.co.uk held at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith.
File photo dated 09/12/18 of (left to right) Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix, who will play BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend along with The 1975 and Miley Cyrus, with this year's location announced as Middlesbrough.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Perrie Edwards are seen on the red carpet during The BRIT Awards 2019 at The O2, Peninsula Square in London. (Photo by Keith Mayhew / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Perrie Edwards seen at the Sony Music After Party for The Brit Awards 2019 at The Shard in London. (Photo by Brett Cove / SOPA Images/Sipa USA)
Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix with their Best British Video Brit Award in the press room at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix on stage at the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION PHOTO. Picture date: Wednesday February 20, 2019. See PA story SHOWBIZ Brits. Photo credit should read: Victoria Jones/PA Wire. EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix attending the Brit Awards 2019 at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment. EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Little Mix, (left to right) Leigh-Anne Pinncok, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall, during the filming of the Graham Norton Show at BBC Studioworks 6 Television Centre, Wood Lane, London, to be aired on BBC One on Friday evening.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix performs on stage during day two of Capital's Jingle Bell Ball 2018 with Coca-Cola at the O2 Arena, London. Picture Credit Should Read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix performs on stage during day two of Capital's Jingle Bell Ball 2018 with Coca-Cola at the O2 Arena, London. Picture Credit Should Read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix during day two of Capital's Jingle Bell Ball 2018 with Coca-Cola at the O2 Arena, London
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix attending the MTV Europe Music Awards 2018 held at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and Jesy Nelson of Little Mix and Nicki Minaj (centre) on stage during the MTV Europe Music Awards 2018 held at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre, Spain
(left to right) Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson of Little Mix at Global Radio, Leicester Square, central London.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson and Jade Thirlwall of Little Mix with the awards for Best Song, Best Group, and Best British Artist, in the press room at the Global Awards, a brand new awards show hosted by Global, the Media and Entertainment group, at London's Eventim Apollo Hammersmith. Picture date: Thursday March 1, 2018. See PA story SHOWBIZ Global. Photo credit should read: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire
Perrie Edwards attending the Brit Awards at the O2 Arena, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix at Capital FM's Summertime Ball with Vodafone held at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture credit should read Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix at Capital FM's Summertime Ball with Vodafone held at Wembley Stadium, London. Photo credit should read: Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment
Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall, Jesy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock of Little Mix at Capital FM's Summertime Ball with Vodafone held at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture credit should read Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix at Capital FM's Summertime Ball with Vodafone held at Wembley Stadium, London. Picture credit should read Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix at Capital FM's Summertime Ball with Vodafone held at Wembley Stadium, London.
Perrie Edwards from Little Mix performs during BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend at Burton Constable Hall, Burton Constable, Skirlaugh in Hull.
LOS ANGELES - MARCH 11: Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, and Jade Thirwall of Little Mix perform onstage at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2017 at the USC Galen Center on March 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/PictureGroup) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***
Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock at Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center on March 11, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Sthanlee Mirador) *** Please Use Credit from Credit Field ***
Little Mix's Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall with the award for Best British Single on stage at the BRIT Awards 2017, held at The O2 Arena, in London. Picture date Tuesday February 22, 2017. Picture credit should read Matt Crossick/ EMPICS Entertainment. Editorial Use Only - No Merchandise.
Little Mix's Perrie Edwards attending the BRIT Awards 2017, held at The O2 Arena, in London. Picture date Tuesday February 22, 2017. Picture credit should read Doug Peters/ EMPICS Entertainment. Editorial Use Only - No Merchandise.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix on stage at the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball 2016 with Coca-Cola at The O2 Arena in London. Picture credit should read Doug Peters/ EMPICS Entertainment.
Perrie Edwards of Little Mix on stage at the Capital FM Jingle Bell Ball 2016 with Coca-Cola at The O2 Arena in London. Picture credit should read Doug Peters/ EMPICS Entertainment.
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Robbie Williams and Ayda Field have quit the show, after just one season as judges and mentors on the ITV singing competition.

The singer revealed that the real-life couple were stepping down in order to concentrate on all the other things they have lined-up for the next few months, including the continuation of his Las Vegas show which kicked off in March 2019. He also touched on his upcoming appearance at London music festival, British Summer Time Hyde Park.

Detailing the decision on Instagram, he told his 1.8 million followers: "We've got some very big announcements coming soon – but we can't reveal all yet. Sadly though it's impossible to do everything ... and we're gutted to tell you we won't be able to return to The X Factor this year."

- This article first appeared on Yahoo

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