X Factor hopeful James Arthur will be back in the North East tomorrow night to perform at a homecoming gig with mentor Nicole Scherzinger.
Tickets became available at midday and hundreds of fans have turned out to get the chance to get their hands on the Saltburn singer's tickets.
James Arthur will be performing in Middlesbrough as he heads into the final week of the X Factor competition - with the winner being crowned this weekend.
Over the weekend, stars visiting the region to perform at Metro Radio Live tipped the performer to be this weekend's winner.
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