X-Factor final duets: Sam Bailey & Nicole Scherzinger

Sam Bailey was joined on the X-Factor stage by Nicole Scherzinger last night as they performed And I Am Telling You from the musical Dreamgirls.

The performance won her a standing ovation from the remaining judges.

Bailey said: "This is the highlight of the night for me."

Bailey, 36, is through to tonight's final and will compete with 17-year-old Nicholas McDonald to be crowned this year's winner.

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