It's the reality TV event of the year and it's only three days away - the X Factor live final hits our screens this Saturday and Sunday on ITV.
The favourite to win is Leicester mother-of-two and prison officer Sam Bailey - who's back home tonight to perform a homecoming concert.
Andy Bevan has been there to watch the red carpet being rolled out.
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East Midlands weather: Dry tonight, warm tomorrow
West Midlands weather: Fine tonight, mainly dry tomorrow
West Midlands weather: Staying mild with cloud bringing showers from the west