X Factor 2011: Cheryl Cole OUT, Tulisa Contostavlos and Kelly Rowland IN

X Factor 2011: Cheryl Cole OUT, Tulisa Contostavlos and Kelly Rowland IN

It”s official: Cheryl Cole is OUT of the UK X Factor and Tulisa and Kelly Rowland are IN as official judging line-up is announced

10:20 AM on 31st May 2011

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She”s out: Cheryl Cole is officially NOT on this year”s X Factor panel in the UK, it”s been announced this evening

Fresh blood: N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos and DestinyFresh blood: N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos and Destiny

Fresh blood: N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos and Destiny”s Child singer Kelly Rowland have both been officially announced tonight as the new judges on the UK X Factor

Something old, something new: Gary Barlow is the new man on the judging panel (L) but Louis Walsh is the only original member now in the line-up Something old, something new: Gary Barlow is the new man on the judging panel (L) but Louis Walsh is the only original member now in the line-up

Something old, something new: Gary Barlow is the new man on the judging panel (L) but Louis Walsh is the only original member now in the line-up

Last one standing: Louis, far right, is the only judge remaining from last year

Last one standing: Louis, far right, is the only judge remaining from last year”s panel – Simon is concentrating on the U.S. version, and neither Cheryl or Dannii are returning

Airbrush artist: Simon Cowell, seen here arriving for tonight

Airbrush artist: Simon Cowell, seen here arriving for tonight”s Britain”s Got Talent live semi-finals, made no reference to either Cheryl or Dannii being dropped from the X Factor in tonight”s official statement

Cheryl who The ITV press office official announcement made no mention of the Girls Aloud singer

Cheryl who The ITV press office official announcement made no mention of the Girls Aloud singer