Online Xtras: James Wilson

Absolutely terrifying - but I loved it.

– James Wilson on his first audition

The X Factor has returned to our screens - and so has Louis, Sharon, Simon and Nicole for what's set to be another roller-coaster series.

One man who impressed the judges at the weekend was 34 year old joiner James Wilson.

Read his backstage Q&A with us...

1) Who is your favourite judge?
Sharon

2) What song would you like to perform next?
Anything by Chris Stapleton

3) What would be your dream duet?
With Chris Stapleton

4) Have you got any backstage gossip?
Not yet - watch this space!

5) Who your favourite ever X Factor winner?
James Arthur

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Michael says that the returning judges 'don't need to prove anything.'

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