Fergie to Host Fox’s New Music Competition Show

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Fergie is taking on a TV hosting gig!

The 42-year-old pop star confirmed in a statement that she will be joining Fox’s new music competition series, titled The Four: Battle for Stardom as host. She is joining the show’s panel of experts, Sean “Diddy” Combs, DJ Khaled, Meghan Trainor and record label executive Charlie Walk.

The six-episode show is set to premiere on January 4, will feature four vocalists who battle to defend their seats against newcomers. It has been touted as “a groundbreaking new singing competition series that challenges performers to fight for their life to be the best.”

“I am very excited and proud to be the host of The Four: Battle for Stardom,” Fergie said in her statement. “This is a unique and modern show format that I believe will set the standard for the next generation of singing competition series on TV.”

Fox announced that it picked up the show in August, where the network’s Group Chairman and CEO seemed to have a big of an attitude towards ABC’s upcoming version of American Idol.