Could Cheryl Cole return?
Rate This Image
Music cred: In the U.S. Bedingfield has achieved great success with singles including "Unwritten" "Pocketful of Sunshine", though that hasn't translated into blockbuster album sales. The former track netted her a Grammy nomination in 2007.
Why she would be good: She's got a fun, engaging personality that would be a good fit for a regular TV gig.
Why she could suck: I get the sense Bedingfield would go too easy on the contestants, which always makes for boring television.
Chances: Pretty much nil. She simply doesn't have the level of starpower and name recognition required for the gig. - Chris Eggertsen