It's only just the start for Luke

Luke Friend has been meeting record industry executives Credit: ITV News West Country

The boy from Teignmouth who has become a household name across the country, may have come third in The X Factor - but it's not over yet.

Today Luke Friend told us that he still believes he has a bright future in the music industry and is looking forward to recording and releasing an album in the near future.

Luke's mum, Sue Potts, "I think Luke had some of the biggest cheers.... He has done some fairly big gigs already"

From London, Francesca Carpenter sends this report.