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Ben Haenow wins X Factor with 57% of the vote

Ben Haenow won the X Factor final this evening with 57% of the vote, X Factor said, and has been top of the public vote every week since overtaking Andrea Faustini in week four of the competition.

Ladbrooks said his win would cost millions for bookmaking industry as he headed into tonight's final as the odd-on 8/13 favourite.

'My dream has come true,' says Ben after X Factor win

X Factor winner Ben Haenow reacts after the result is announced. Credit: X Factor/ITV News

X Factor winner Ben Haenow has spoken of his shock after winning the show's final despite coming in to the night as underdog.

"I don't believe it. I don't believe it. Thank you so much," he said after the result was announced.

"My dream has come true. You can't imagine you are going to get to this point in the competition."

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