Aiden Grimshaw

Occupation: Singer/songwriter

Nationality: British

Born: December 4, 1991 (23)

Aiden finished ninth in the seventh series of The X Factor in 2010. After his exit from the show he was signed by RCA Records.

His debut single 'Is This Love' debuted at no.35 on the UK Singles Chart, and his first album Misty Eye made the UK Top 20 in August 2012.

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