The Daily Mirror's Deputy TV Editor Mark Jefferies tweeted:
X Factor spokesman said: "Chris decided he longer wanted to be part of the X Factor Final and has gone back to Liverpool."
There has been no official confirmation from The X Factor organisers as yet.
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.