X Factor star James Arthur has been back home on Teesside today, signing copies of his debut single - "Impossible'.
Some fans had queued for for over twelve hours - in bitterly cold weather - to meet their local hero.
Helen Pearson caught up with James, and his dedicated fans, in Middlesbrough.
More top news
The Yorkshire Dales National Park is extending its boundaries to include part of Lancashire and a larger part of Cumbria
A takeaway in Middlesbrough has been shut down after an inspection found 'serious risks' to public health
Berwick-on-Tweed MP Anne-Marie Trevelyan said she favours Boris Johnson or Theresa May in the Tory leadership challenge