Rihanna To Perform On X Factor
Posted on Fri Nov 11, 2011 12:40 PM PDT

rihannaxfactor200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Rihanna is slated to perform on The X Factor next week.

The “We Found Love” singer will perform on Thursday’s live performance show, following this week’s electric performances by Willow Smith and Jessie J.

As for Wednesday’s live results show, Simon Cowell revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that he scrapped his initial plan of a Lady Gaga & Madonna theme for a Rock-N-Roll theme.

“I thought doing Lady Gaga and Madonna could get a bit too choreography-led and also too restrictive,” Cowell shared. “Rock music gives you a better chance to use the whole stage like we did on the auditions: just you and a huge platform behind you and make it like it’s your first concert.”

The X Factor airs Wednesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.