James Arthur wins X Factor

X Factor finalist James Arthur has won X Factor 2012 beating Jahmene Douglas in the final.

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Jahmene receives praise from all X Factor judges

Jahmene Douglas has received a stellar verdict from all four of the judges after his first performance on the final of X Factor. Here's what some of them said:

  • Louis Walsh - You are living proof that dreams can come true ... Every time you sing you move me because you have so much soul.
  • Tulisa Contostavlos - I think you moved everyone ... You've really gone from a boy to a man. Congratulations.
  • Nicole Scherzinger - You're my role model ... You're like a beacon of light.

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Reports: Maloney's behaviour prompts 'monster' comment

The singer Carolynne Poole tweeted this ahead of tonight's final:

Several TV reporters are alleging that it refers to her treatment by Christopher Maloney, who was voted off the show last night:

Reports: Christopher Maloney drops out of X Factor final

The Daily Mirror's Deputy TV Editor Mark Jefferies tweeted:

There has been no official confirmation from The X Factor organisers as yet.

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