Leicester's prison officer-turned superstar singer Sam Bailey is performing a special gig for fans in her home city tonight.
Sam, who lives in Leicester Forest East, is the bookies' heavy favourite to win the X Factor this weekend.
She will be performing at the Athena tonight with tickets going on sale at 10am today at the arena.
Sam will perform "Edge of Glory" by Lady Gaga and "Power of Love" by Jennifer Rush in this weekend's live final.
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A dull and damp day, with cloudy skies and further outbreaks of rain, locally heavy during the morning.
It will be a cloudy day across the West Midlands with showery outbreaks of rain, possibly heavy in places