The dream is over for the time being - Carlisle singer Mikey Bromley and his band 'Only the Young' were voted out of the X Factor at the weekend. But his parents say we haven't seen the last of him.
The group were the first of a double elimination on Saturday. Hannah McNulty caught up with his parents back at home.
Carlisle's Mikey Bromley has survived another week in the X Factor.
The singer and his group, Only the Young, faced a nervous wait. They were the last act to be told they had been saved by the public vote which meant they avoided the sing off.
The group performed 'I Wanna Be Like You', from The Jungle Book, on Saturday night's show.
Watch their performance here.
A singer from Carlisle has reached the fifth week of X Factor with the band 'Only The Young'.
Mikey Bromley is in a group of four who are competing for the top.
Mikey's parents, Angela and Martin also from Carlisle are looking forward to heading off to the capital to see their son perform. Kim Inglis has been to meet them.
It's week 5 of the live shows on ITV's X Factor and Carlisle singer and band member Mikey Bromley is still competing for the title with Only The Young.
Support for the four strong group is growing all the time though they will be hoping to stay out of the bottom two this week.
Mikey's parents, Angela and Martin Russell-Bromley from Carlisle are looking forward to heading off to the capital once again to see their son perform. They say they've been overwhelmed by the support from people in the city and further afield.
Mikey is coping well with a busy schedule and finding time to let them know what he's up to.
The four piece Only The Young whose members include Carlisle's Mikey Bromley are through to the next round of the X Factor.
The band secured their place in the competition with a rendition of the classic 80s pop song Come On Eileen by Dexy's Midnight Runners.
X Factor finalists District 3 have performed for pupils at a primary school in Cumbria after they won a singing competition.
Victoria Junior School in Workington came first in a county-wide 'Sing to Win' contest.
The runners up to this competition were Newbarns Primary and Yarlside Nursery and Primary Schools.
The three schools will all receive copies of their individual CDs, which they can sell on to family and friends to raise money for either their school or a charity.
The aim of the exercise is for the songs produced by the schools to have a positive influence and increase the amount of children who walk, cycle or scoot to school.
X Factor finalist James Arthur thrilled hundreds of fans as he returned home to Teesside in style for his homecoming show.
The 24-year-old visited the local pub in Saltburn where he sang while struggling to make it, before going to Middlesbrough to prepare for his gig at 8pm tonight, December 4.
Watch his extended interview here: