X Factor's Luke before he was famous

Luke Friend, the 17 year old from Teignmouth in Devon, is through to the live finals of X-Factor. This weekend he'll face a live audience as he sings for survival on the talent show.

But Luke is no stranger to the stage, as this video shows. It was given to ITV News by Luke's proud Mum Sue. It shows his taking part in an an X Factor style conest at his school when he was just 11 years old.

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Luke Friend on X Factor

Devon's Luke Friend continues to impress the nation on ITV's The X Factor.