Rain interferes during X Factor red carpet set up

Setting up on the X Factor red carpet in Manchester Credit: ITV Granada

Heavy rain is interfering with the set up of the X Factor red carpet ahead of the first X Factor live final show.

Swindon's Jahmene Douglas, Christopher Maloney and James Arthur will sing duets with their mentors this evening on the live show.

You can read more on the build-up to the final at The X Factor site.


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