X Factor finalist Jahmene Douglas returned to his hometown of Swindon yesterday to switch on the town's Christmas lights.
After pressing the button and performing to the thousands of people who braved the cold weather, the 21-year-old was interviewed by our reporter Robert Murphy:
Jahmene will be competing with James Arthur and Christopher Maloney in the X Factor final on ITV1 this weekend.
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