James Arthur wins X Factor

X Factor finalist James Arthur has won X Factor 2012 beating Jahmene Douglas in the final.

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James Arthur:'I can't believe how far I have come'

James Arthur thanked fans after taking his X Factor mentor to visit the bed sit where he used to live before appearing on the show. The finalist said "I cannot believe how far I have come. You guys are amazing! Thank You".

For more on James' visit home, visit ITV Tyne Tees.

James Arthur takes his mentor Nicole Scherzinger to the bed sit where he used to live Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images
James and Nicole walk along the sea front Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
The X Factor mentor was given a tour of the city by James ahead of his homecoming gig this evening Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

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