Nicole Scherzinger received some vocal lessons of her own as fans helped her master the local accent on the second day of X Factor auditions.
Arriving for the talent show try-outs in Birmingham, the singer and TV judge stepped on to the red carpet donning a short black and white mini dress and towering white heels, her hair tied back in a top-knot.
As photographers snapped away, the US star confessed: "I can't pronounce Birmingham."
Willing fans screamed: "Birm-ing-ham" at her and the 34-year-old repeated, smiling: "Ahhhh, Birmingham."
Meanwhile, Sharon Osbourne graced the red carpet wearing a cobalt blue leather biker jacket over a black maxi dress. As she signed autographs the TV personality, 60, told the crowd she was excited to be back in Birmingham.
Sharon was one of the show's original judges but left in 2007. She has made a comeback this year to replace former N-Dubz singer Tulisa Contostavlos.