Leading US channel FOX, has announced the all-star judges for The Four: Battle For Stardom, the local version of The Final Four, the prime time singing competition developed and distributed by Armoza Formats. The six-episode event premieres Thursday, January 4 from 8:00-10:00 PM on FOX.


The show will have a superstar panel of experts who will help contestants on their road to fame. The panel will be comprised of Grammy Award-winning musician, record producer, and songwriter Sean “Diddy” Combs, record-producing hitmaker DJ Khaled, Grammy-winning recording artist and songwriter Meghan Trainor, and record label executive Charlie Walk.


The US adaptation will be produced by ITV Entertainment in association with Armoza Formats. David George, Adam Sher, David Ellenberg, Becca Walker, David Friedman, Avi Armoza, Moshiko Cohen and Elwin Viztelly de Groot are executive producers. Additionally, Sean “Diddy” Combs will serve as a producer on the series.


The Four: Battle For Stardom begins where the other shows end: with the best. These four top-notch artists, spanning all music genres, will fight each week to defend their coveted seats on the show, as determined newcomers challenge them and try to knock them out of the competition. The singer who is the last standing at the end of the competition will earn the ultimate prize: the panel of industry experts becomes key players on the winner’s team. This elite group of starmakers will guide the winner’s career to help make him or her a breakout star. Also, as part of the grand prize, the winner will be named an iHeartMedia “On the Verge” artist.


Sean “Diddy” Combs, “This show is going to disrupt the world of competitive television and will revolutionize the format. It took the right show and network to bring me back in the game. We plan on being the best talent show our there, taking it to that next level and making history again. This series is about pure competition, fighting for your survival. Do you want to win? Do you want to be great? We’re giving fans a genuine look at what it takes to make it to the top and stay there- surrounding these up-and-coming artists, turning them into the next generation of stars.”


DJ Khaled, “I’m proud to announce that I will be participating in one of the most important, if the most important event on television and pop culture. A one of a kind experience that will showcase the best of the new generation of musical geniuses. When you come from where I come from, you know just how hard it is to turn your dreams into a reality. It’s a long road to the journey of success. I’ve spent my career discovering amazing talent and working with the biggest icons from every corner of the globe and now I’m bringing my one of a kind approach to FOX. I immediately jumped at the opportunity when I realized FOX shared the same vision as me and that’s to be the best!!! If you think you have what it takes to become the next icon trust me, DJ Khaled is the one that will let you know. So be prepared for a new era of television. All I know is how to win…more!!! FOX x DJ Khaled…be ready!!!”