Coxhoe teenager Sam Lavery says she can't wait to return to the North East to perform as part of the X Factor Live Tour in 2017.
In an exclusive behind the scenes tour of this year's X Factor house she revealed that performing at the Metro Radio arena in Newcastle has "always been her dream."
Watch the full interview with Sam on ITV at 6pm tonight:
This week is 'Disco week' and Sam has been working hard in rehearsals after finding herself in the bottom three last week. She said on Twitter that the experience has taught her to "trust her gut" and she's ready to prove herself on Saturday night.
Coxhoe have been getting behind the singer and showing their support with 'Vote Sam' banners.
This week's special guests will be Olly Murs and Nathan Sykes.