Demi Lovato to Join ‘Glee’ for Recurring Role

"The X Factor" judge will play a friend of Rachel Berry and Santana Lopez

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 3:31 PM

Demi Lovato will be doing double duty for Fox this fall.

The singer and "The X Factor" judge is finalizing a deal for a recurring role on the upcoming season of "Glee," an individual with knowledge of the casting told TheWrap on Monday.

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Lovato, whose acting credits include starring in the Disney Channel sitcom "Sonny With a Chance," will play Dani, a friend of Rachel Berry (Lea Michelle) and Santana Lopez (Naya Rivera) in New York.

Lovato returns to Fox for the third season of "The X Factor" on Sept. 11, alongside Simon Cowell and new judges Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio.

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"Glee" will return Sept. 26, a week after it original premiere date, which was delayed following the death of series star Cory Monteith.