February 23rd, 2011
05:16 PM ET
"The X Factor" hasn't even begun to air yet and already it may be competing with "American Idol."
After "Idol" producer Nigel Lythgoe told the Atlanta Journal Constitution online voting is coming to the show this season, sources are telling People that the Simon Cowell headed "X Factor" will allow fans to vote via Facebook.
Scant details are currently available, but according to People, viewers will also be able to vote via phone.
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