Rita Ora To Host VH1's 'America's Next Top Model'

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Rita Ora attends the VH1 'Dear Mama' taping at St. Bartholomew's Church on May 3, 2016 in New York. 

America's Next Top Model is coming back and singer Rita Ora is leading the way as the show's new host, along with a judging panel comprised of Paper magazine Chief Creative Officer Drew Elliott, supermodel Ashley Graham and celebrity stylist Law Roach.

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The series is being revived by VH1 this fall after the CW dropped it last year, with original show creators Tyra Banks and Ken Mok back as executive producers. Top Model had previously run on the CW and its predecessor UPN for 22 cycles; VH1 promises that Banks will "make surprise appearances throughout the season."

Ora is no stranger to judging on television -- in fact, she's previously filled that role on both BBC's The Voice and ITV's The X Factor. The British singer recently parted ways with Jay Z's Roc Nation and signed with Warner Music; and most importantly, to bolster those Top Model bona fides, Ora was deemed by many as one of the best dressed on the red carpet at this year's Met Gala.


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