Hundreds lined the streets to welcome X Factor finalist James Arthur back to his hometown.
The musician from Saltburn, and his mentor Nicole Scherzinger, made their way through the seaside town on Harley Davidsons.
Around four hundred fans braved the cold to see him ahead of tonight's homecoming gig at Middlesbrough Town Hall.
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