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James Arthur wins X Factor

X Factor finalist James Arthur has won X Factor 2012 beating Jahmene Douglas in the final.

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Profile: X Factor winner James Arthur

  • 24-years-old
  • From Saltburn near Middlesbrough in North Yorkshire
  • Before entering X Factor, he was living in a bedsit and had problems with depression
  • By his own admission, he had had problems at school and has slept rough at times
  • One of the most versatile performers, he has mixed dubstep, rapped and played acoustic guitar during the live shows

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