With the X Factor USA final just around the corner, it sounds like the judging panel are gearing up for a big finish. But although she's had a blast during her first season on the show, Demi Lovato has found the jourey stressful at times.

That's not all that surprising Demi - you've got the future of a whole load of hopefuls in your hands. No pressure or anything.

Demi Lovato to duet with Simon Cowell finalists Ffith armony in X Factor USA final

As the youngest judge in the show's history, Demi had skycraper heels of a shoe to fill when she took over from Nicole Scherzinger.

"[It's been] fun and stressful," she told Parade "I was surprised at how emotionally invested I became. It hurts to see them go, especially when I know their potential.

"It's an honour to sit next to [the judges] because they're legends, but I'm a southern girl with a big mouth, and I speak my mind."

Although there has been no confirmation whether she'll be back or not next season, Demi will team up with Simon's finalists Fifth Harmony for a duet in the final. It's a pretty surprising move - especially as she's never been a massive fan of the gals, despite their awesome cover of her Give You Heart a Break a couple of weeks ago.

Still, it's probably a wise choice as we're not sure Uncle Si could put his money where his mouth is in the singing stakes.

Demi Lovato found the X Factor USA fun but stressful

What with all that stress and emotion it's probably lucky One Direction will be in to perform at the final - perhaps Demi and Niall can have another relaxing pink taco based adventure.

What do you think? Have you liked seeing Demi up there as a judge?

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