Users' questions

Who came second on X Factor?

Who came second on X Factor?

Olly Murs has hardly left our screens since coming second in 2009’s X Factor. He has released six studio albums, presented numerous television programmes, including The X Factor itself and it’s spin-off show The Xtra Factor, and is now a judge on The Voice UK.

Who are the X factor winners so far?

His winning single The Power of Love which featured 2012 winner James Arthur reached number four on the UK Singles Chart.

  • 2017 winner: Rak-Su.
  • 2016 winner: Matt Terry.
  • 2015: Louisa Johnson.
  • 2014: Ben Haenow.
  • 2013: Sam Bailey.
  • 2012: James Arthur.
  • 2011: Little Mix.
  • 2010: Matt Cardle.

Who was runner-up to Leona Lewis?

Ray Quinn
Finalists

Act Age(s) Result
Leona Lewis 21 Winner
Ray Quinn 18 Runner-up
Ben Mills 26 3rd place
The MacDonald Brothers 20 4th place

Who was The X Factor runner up in 2006?

RAY QUINN Former Brookside actor Ray Quinn was a gracious runner-up back in 2006, losing out to The X Factor ‘s most successful winner so far, Leona Lewis. But Ray still had his time to shine, and put out his own big band collection, Doing It My Way, the following year. That second album is still in limbo, but is apparently on the way.

How many times has X Factor winner won?

As of series 14, all five categories have won the show on at least one occasion, while seven of the show’s nine judges have had the winning act in their category at least once, with Cowell winning four times, Cheryl, Minogue and Scherzinger winning twice, and Walsh, Tulisa, Osbourne, Ora and Tomlinson winning once.

Who are the judges on The X Factor UK?

In series 7, the over 25s were changed to over 28s, before being changed back for series 8. Also in series 8, Cowell, Minogue and Cheryl all left the show, leaving Walsh as the only judge to return from the previous year. He was joined on the panel by Gary Barlow, Kelly Rowland and Tulisa.

What was the fastest selling X Factor song?

James Arthur stunned the nation in 2012 with his unique voice and killer lyrics and went on to dominate the charts with his winner’s single Impossible. The track was the fastest selling X Factor single ever, having sold over one million copies.