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To give you an idea of how many people turned out to The X Factor open auditions at The Sage this morning, our cameraman walked the length of the queue...
Hundreds of X factor hopefuls have been auditioning for the next series in Gateshead.
The show's producers are at the Sage for the first round of auditions.
Successful contestants will get the chance to perform in front of the judges later in the summer.
Open auditions for the singing competition were held at The Sage today. Daniella Clarke and Jess Ferguson were two of the many hopefuls.
Some people had been queuing for the X Factor audition, at The Sage, since before 4am. Lucy Thompson was at the front of the crowd, by a stroke of luck...
X factor judge Cheryl Cole has given her backing to X factor hopefuls, who are auditioning for the next series.
Hundreds are lining up at the Sage in Gateshead, waiting to perform for the show's producers.
Successful contestants will go through to auditions in front of the judges in the summer.
Hundreds of people have turned out for X Factor auditions at the Sage Gateshead.
Earlier this year, it was confirmed that Simon Cowell was returning to the ITV programme.