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
Kerrie brings you Sunday's pollen forecast
Kerrie brings you Sunday's forecast
Prime Minister describes her visit to Manchester Children's Hospital to meet victims, many of whom are from the North East