What are the new X Factor judges going to be paid? X Factor Wed-16-May-12 11:07 Share this By Jay-Jay Feeney Britney Spears and Demi Lovato were announced as the new judges on "The X Factor" yesterday. Britney will be paid $15 million and Demi will get just $1 million. But they are both excited. You May Also Like 'Leon Nights' parody about the boss Leon, sung by X Factor NZ winner Jackie Thomas Britney's steamy new vid 'Criminal' Demi Lovato gets owned by an X Factor candidate Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .