Swindon Backs Jahmene

As Jahmene Douglas competes in the quarter finals of the X Factor this weekend, we been to his home town of Swindon, which is right behind him.

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X-Factor star Jahmene before he became famous

It's a big weekend for our X-Factor contestants. George Shelley, from Clevedon, who's part of boyband Union J, and Swindon supermarket worker Jahmene Douglas are both through to the quarter finals of ITV1 show.

If he wins, Swindon's Jahmene Douglas will be guaranteed a record contract that could make him an international star like Alexandra Burke or Leona Lewis.

It's a long way from his day-job, stacking shelves in a supermarket in the town and gigging at weekends. Our Wiltshire reporter Robert Murphy's been to meet people who knew Jahmene before he was famous:


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