The X Factor has announced it will donate proceeds from this weekend's contestant vote and live performance downloads to the Disasters Emergency Committee's (DEC) Philippines Typhoon Appeal.
Simon Cowell said on Twitter:
They desperately need our help. Huge thanks to @thexfactor team and to ITV for making this happen
ITV, Syco Entertainment and Fremantle will together donate a minimum of 50p from every track downloaded this weekend to the appeal.