UPDATED: The singer-judge, that has also been recurring top top Fox"s "Glee," says she will certainly dedicate 2014 "completely and entirely to music."


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Demi Lovato is leave The X Factor, the reality show she’s offered as a referee on for the previous two seasons, collection creator Simon Cowell evidenced on Wednesday night.

“I always knew she wasn’t coming earlier because she’s touring, so i knew that,” Cowellsaid.

Lovato handle her leave with a grasp of reporters, consisting of some indigenous The Hollywood Reporter.

“I started the show being a singer and also a musician, and also so I’m going to go earlier to that,” Lovato said. “It’s been really great, however I’m for this reason excited for 2014. I’m going to dedicate it completely and totally to music — touring and also making a brand-new album. Probably releasing one.”

She also spoke about what she would miss out on most about her X Factor time: “Being able come sit beside Kelly and Paulina and also see them twice a week, and also helping mentor the contestants.”

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The show’s schedule problems with Lovato’s plan to spend the next year totally focused on she music, a source close come the singer called Peopleearly ~ above Wednesday.

Lovato, who has actually been recurring top top Fox’s Glee this season, is collection to begin her Neon Lights tourism to support her latest album, Demi, ~ above Feb. 9 in Vancouver. The arena trek, sustained by artists v X Factor ties — Cher Lloyd, 5th Harmony and little Mix — will run v the end of March.

Lovato is also working ~ above a memoir adhering to the November relax of her book, Staying Strong: 365 job a Year.

Lovato and X Factor mastermind Cowell were the only two judges from the show’s 2nd season to return because that its 3rd season between a major overhaul that included the exits of Britney Spears and also L.A. Reid. She and also Cowell joined new additions Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio. This season’s X Factor finale airs top top Thursday at 8 p.m.

In might Lovato speak to Billboard about why she opted to do an additional season the the present instead of supporting her album on tour in 2013.

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“When you have actually the chance to be in former of America every solitary week numerous times a week, that’s a an extremely incredible opportunity, no only because your fans acquire to recognize you better, yet … i was top top the Disney Channel forever, and also was waiting for that right project that would help me cross end to the tendency world. Ns was not only in front of my pan every week, yet I was also in prior of adults. I never ever used to get recognized by adults, and now when I’m at the airplane or the grocery store, the male behind the register will be like, ‘I love friend on X Factor!’ It’s really awesome to have increased my fan base,” she said.