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."
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Prison officer Sam Bailey has triumphed over teenager Nicholas McDonald to be named the 2013 X Factor winner.