After X Factor finalist James Arthur performed for local fans in his home town of Middlesbrough, he tweeted:
Wow that was epic! Thank you SO much for all of your support, Middlesbrough you have made today very special for me x
James Arthur has won the ninth series of The X Factor after seeing off Jahmene Douglas in the final.
Finalist Christopher Maloney has been voted out of the X Factor tonight ending his dream of winning the competition.
X Factor finalist Christopher Maloney is vying for victory in the competition by singing a Take That tune with his mentor Gary Barlow.