James Arthur

Occupation: Singer

Nationality: British

Born: March 2, 1988 (27)

James Arthur was born in Middlesbrough, to parents from the United Kingdom.

He won the ninth series of The X Factor in 2012.

His debut single, 'Impossible', was released after the final and was number one on the UK Singles Chart.
From EastEnders actor Jake Wood to US reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, here's all the rumours so far. I'm a Celebrity: Who's entering the jungle? The follow up to his self-titled debut will drop next year. James Arthur signs a new record deal X Factor 2012 finalist has a new label and a great new song called 'Down For Love'. Jahméne is back and sounding better than ever 'Royals' hit-maker praises Joe Irvine after scathing comments from Natalia Kills and Willy Moon. Lorde sends cakes to X Factor NZ hopeful The former X Factor winner will play 9 dates this spring. James Arthur announces UK tour The 'Recovery' singer shares his acoustic guitar take on the hit song online. Watch James Arthur cover 'Let It Go' The singer says he was "an idiot" for his comments back in 2013. James Arthur apologises to 1D fans We've had ten X Factor winner's singles. Which is the best (and which is the worst)? The X Factor: Ranking the winner's singles 'Impossible' singer condemns 'abusers' on Twitter who question his X Factor win. James Arthur criticises Twitter 'abusers' Lucy Spraggan admits The X Factor was both "damaging" and a "massive blessing". Lucy Spraggan: 'James Arthur was a tw*t' The former X Factor winner goes into the studio with Rymez. Premiere: See James Arthur's new video 'Kryptonite' will be released on Sunday (October 19). Listen to snippet of new James Arthur song The tracks will feature on compilation album Now That's What I Call a Million. Take That, Journey hits pass 1m sales in UK The singer admits he's disappointed the song won't be released. James Arthur understands Pro Green album cut James Arthur says that he was "unprepared for the music industry". John Newman defends James Arthur The X Factor star admits that he has made "some mistakes" during his slot. James Arthur apologises at V Festival The X Factor singer was judged to have upset too many people. Professor Green cut James Arthur from LP X Factor 2012 winner says he wants to "start over" as a "new character". James Arthur planning to drop first name Celebs we've been deprived of, including Alan Sugar and the Krankies. 10 stars who turned down Celeb Big Brother 'Impossible' star rules himself out of the Channel 5 reality show. James Arthur: I turned down Celebrity BB The X Factor winner also reveals ambition to play the festival himself. Arthur slams 'mediocre' Glasto acts Popstar posts a picture of his face with a cut by his left eye. James Arthur in Polish bar brawl Former X Factor winner says he is optimistic about the future. James Arthur: 'I'm no longer with Syco' Stage splits for the festival have also been announced. Which X Factor star is playing V Festival? See James Arthur, Ricky Martin and Pamela Anderson's mad wig at the World Music Awards. Miley, Mariah, more at World Music Awards Arthur says: "As far as I know I've got a record deal and nothing's changed." James Arthur dismisses label drop reports Arthur's mixtape All the World's a Stage is 34 minutes long. James Arthur unveils hip-hop mixtape The singer walked the red carpet with girlfriend Jessica Grist last night (May 12). Arthur shows off new style on red carpet The X Factor winner says that "people look too deeply into the media circus". James Arthur denies Syco drop claims Simon Cowell's label reportedly sacks the star after terrorism lyrics in rap. James Arthur 'dropped by Syco' X Factor winner strips off to promote his new single and tour. Matt Cardle in tight pants & sexy specs Singer responds to reports that villain in X Factor musical is based on him. James Arthur hits out at Simon Cowell TV presenter says that his former X Factor co-star is an "insecure" guy. Rylan: 'James Arthur knows his mistakes' Singer also defends his recent tweets about being an "exploited killer whale". James Arthur explains Paul Potts remarks The singer is currently 4,000 copies ahead of her nearest rival. Sam Bailey set for No.1 with debut album Twitter suggestions for Arthur's new cover range from the adorable to the disturbing. James Arthur rant: The best whale art The X Factor star also hits out at his "embarrassing" promotion team on Twitter. Arthur: 'I'm like exploited killer whale' The Syco boss says the X Factor winner should have concentrated on the music. Cowell: James Arthur should have shut up 2012 winner claims that the ITV show only produces "karaoke singers". James Arthur brands X Factor winners 'puppets' The singer walks the streets of London in the clip for his latest track. Watch James Arthur's new music video