Ricky Martin to judge Simon Cowell’s La Banda

Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin is all set to be seen on the judges panel on Simon Cowell’s show ‘La Banda’. Apart from judging, the singer will also have the responsibility of an executive producer.


‘La Banda’ will be searching for five male contestants to be part of the band managed by him. The contest will audition contestants from the United States, Central America, Mexico, South America the Carribbean and Puerto Rico. A press release was sent out to announce the new progress and the new judge.

Martin said that he will not be taking any tips when it comes to judging the contestants as he has his own style to execute. The singer in an interview said, “Simon is a brutally honest judge, which is very important.But I’m a little bit more nurturing.” Ricky during his earlier days has had the experience to be a part of the Latin group Menudo.

The singer expressed that he was thrilled to be a part of the programme. Ricky also expressed that the show is an amazing platform and wished that he had something like this when he started his career. The names of other judges on the panel are yet to be revealed.

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