Britney Spears Back to Negotiating for X-Factor. Hey everyone this is Ani Esmailian for Stereotude. Don't rule out Britney on X-Factor just yet. Rumors has it she's back at negotiating for the talent competition. She was initially offered $10 million dollars for one year, and her team felt like it wasn't enough money for her so the negotiations fell through. Well it looks like Simon is desperate to get the pop princess on his show because he's reportedly now offered her close to $15 million.