Liverpool's X factor finalist Christopher Maloney doesn't have the X Factor, according to judge Louis Walsh.
Watch the full interview as Chris Maloney and Gary Barlow talk to Granada's Caroline Whitmore ahead of the X Factor final in Manchester
X factor finalist Christopher Maloney is returning to Liverpool for a special performance ahead of Saturday's final in Manchester.
The X Factor live finals are being held tonight and tomorrow evening at Manchester Central.
Around 10,000 fans will see the show each night with millions more watching at home.
Granada Report's entertainment correspondent Caroline Whitmore caught up with some very excited fans.
Liverpool X Factor finalist Christoper Maloney has taken to Twitter to announce his winner's single.
If Maloney wins the ITV1 show, his first single will be "The Reason", by the modern rock band Hoobastank.
if I win my winners charity single is the reason xx
Heavy rain is interfering with the set up of the X Factor red carpet ahead of the first X Factor live final show.
Liverpool's Christopher Maloney, Jahmene Douglas and James Arthur will sing duets with their mentors this evening on the live show.
Christopher Maloney from Liverpool has made it to the final of the X Factor, which this year is being held in Manchester.
And after so much criticism and negative press, our entertainment correspondent Caroline Whitmore went to meet Christopher and the fans who supported him at his homecoming gig at the Liverpool Empire.
Take That star Gary Barlow has taken to Twitter to praise the hospitality X Factor's finalist Christopher Maloney's nan.
Christopher introduced his mentor Gary Barlow to his nan at her home in Liverpool earlier today.
Just been to Christopher's house! Nan puts on a cracking buffet ! Butties,sausage rolls,chocolate eclairs
X Factor star Christopher Maloney has introduced his mentor Gary Barlow to his nan at her home in Liverpool.
The singer arrived in the city aboard the Mersey Ferry.
He'll perform with mentor Gary Barlow at the Empire theatre tonight ahead of Saturday's final in Manchester.
XFactor finalist Christoper Maloney is in Liverpool ahead of a homecoming gig tonight.
The singer arrived in the city aboard the Mersey Ferry. He'll perform with mentor Gary Barlow at the Empire theatre tonight ahead of Saturday's final in Manchester.
He spoke to our reporter Mel Barham.