Shayne Ward won the competition in 2005 and released two relatively successful albums.
Matt Terry. Despite claiming the coveted title of X Factor winner, not all of the ten named made it big, but some of those who missed out on the top spot have seen real success since their appearances on the reality show, so who were the real winners in the X Factor? Thanks for that!
Ray Quinn. In June 2013 the band's album, DNA, became the highest debut ever for a British female group's first album, entering at Number 4 and eclipsing a sixteen-year-old record previously held by the Spice Girls Spice album.
Arthur looked stunned as host Dermot O'Leary announced the result and could only say ''wow'' when asked how he felt. Whodunit, and Why?
The staging was great, too, with white carousel horses and candy canes, though Ally should lose the red paper umbrella stat: The used-to-be singer now plays Aidan Connor in Coronation Street and we don't want him to ever leave.
In recent years, X Factor has usually enjoyed a clear lead over Strictly week after week. This performance fit that mold to a tee. The album reached the top spot of the albums chart in the UK and sold over 160,000 copies. We can't help but feel if Rhydian had won, he would probably be huge by now. Asked what was going through his mind by O'Leary, he said: Steve Brookstein. James Arthur apologises on Twitter for 'homophobic slur'.
But a spokesman for the programme said he would not be taking part and had 'gone back to Liverpool. Who will win The X Factor 2012.
Olly made it to the final but lost the title to Joe McElderry in 2009, however he signed a joint deal with Syco and Epic Records. Blondie from Emblem3 randomly inviting all of his fellow finalists from Season 2 to rent a cabin at Whistler together and go snowboarding. Shayne is still as popular as ever... Editorial 2019 Renewal Scorecard: Remember Matt Cardle?
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