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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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."