Matt Terry from Kent had a real experience - rather than a virtual one. He put the county on the map when he became this year's X Factor winner.
The 23-year-old singer now lives in Bromley but calls Maidstone home, as his Mum lives there.
Thomas, from Ashford, Tia-Mae, from Strood and Tilly, from Sittingbourne, who are all nine-years-old, as well as 12-year-old Abigail from Sheerness, joined iX Factor judge, Nicole Scherzinger for a show-stopping and moving rendition of Ain’t no Mountain High Enough. They performed at The Rays of Sunshine Concert at The SSE Arena, Wembley.
The group from Kent are part of the Rays of Sunshine Wish Choir, a group of 14 brave and inspirational seriously ill children who have all had their wishes granted by the charity that grants wishes for children living with serious or life-limiting illness.
It's a staple of Saturday night viewing in millions of homes across the country - and X Factor is back on ITV this weekend for what will be its 13th series.
Fans can expect the return of some familiar faces - with Dermot O'Leary as host. And the judging panel has had a big shake-up too: Louis and Nicole have both made comebacks.
Meanwhile Simon and Sharon will also be returning, although prior engagements meant they weren't able to make the show's premiere. Matt Price reports.
This weekend, it's the FINAL of ITV's X-factor and, so, this week, the last of the contestants have been 'on the road'.
Today Reggie 'N' Bollie were the stars of Farnborough.
Divya Kohli met the duo in Hampshire today, along with - surprise surprise - their judge.
Reggie 'N' Bollie are visiting Hampshire today - with hundreds of people lining the streets. They're arriving in Reggie's home town with judge and mentor Cheryl.
The duo are competing in the X Factor finals at the weekend. They're thanking everyone who voted for them.
Reggie and Bollie will be battling it out for a place in the final of the X Factor this weekend. The pair, who are originally from Ghana, live in Hampshire with their families.
Cheryl Fernandez-Versini is their mentor - and they say she's not just a mentor but "someone who has taken you to your heart."
Now, if you don't know already, it's semi-finals week on the X Factor this weekend. Four acts left: among them Reggie and Bollie, who come from Farnborough in Hampshire.
Are they in the running? It's anyone's guess.
Divya Kohli reports from the X Factor studios in London.
On Saturday evening, after months of build up - we get to see how the two new X Factor judges, Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw are settling in on the panel alongside Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini.
X Factor auditions took place around the country earlier in the year, including several in our region.
So what else has changed for 2015? As well as the contestants, there are two new hosts - and Simon Cowell has a new look too. David Wood reports.
The X Factor returns to ITV later this year - with a new judging line-up. Simon and Cheryl will be back, alongside new judges Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw.
The search for the next pop superstar is already underway - with auditions taking place in London this week. Divya Kohli was there.