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The X Factor

Created by Simon Cowell, The X Factor has been on British screens since 2004, and the reality singing competition has been exported around the globe. Its current judging panel comprises of Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini - both of whom returned to the show in 2014 - Louis Walsh and new judge Mel B.

WINNER!

Ben Haenow

Eliminated

Fleur East - Runner Up
Andrea Faustini - Third Place
Lauren Platt - Eliminated in Week 9
Stereo Kicks - Eliminated in Week 8
Stevi Ritchie (Wild Card) - Eliminated in Week 7

Only The Young - Eliminated in Week 7
Jay James - Eliminated in Week 6
Paul Akister - Eliminated in Week 5
Lola Saunders (Wild Card) - Eliminated in Week 4
Jack Walton (Wild Card) - Eliminated in Week 4
Jake Quickenden - Eliminated in Week 3
Chloe Jasmine - Eliminated in Week 2
Stephanie Nala - Eliminated in Week 2
Overload Generation (Wild Card) - Eliminated in Week 1
Blonde Electra - Eliminated in Week 1
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The singer says she had "always wondered what it would be like". Tulisa excited to do X Factor with Simon The duo reveal that Louis Walsh axed the smooch from the first live show. Blonde Electra planned conjoined twin kiss Ben Haenow has topped iTunes with his cover of OneRepublic's 'Something I Need'. OneRepublic congratulate X Factor's Ben Sam Bailey says that she has stayed grounded since winning The X Factor. Bailey 'stayed grounded after X Factor' Video: We chat to Ben Haenow about hugging Dermot and working with Ed Sheeran again. X Factor: Ben Haenow on his dream sound Producer says he doesn't hold a grudge against X Factor's Fleur East over rush release. Uptown Funk rush release annoys Ronson Can't believe his luck. X Factor: Ben's amazing winning photoshoot The X Factor four-piece mash up two festive classics. Only the Young release Xmas cover video Katie Waissel also hits out at Cheryl for her "bulls**t". Is Katie Waissel hinting at X Factor role? Only The Young shouty man. Sinitta's tweets. That Blonde Electra kiss. And more! 15 silliest moments from The X Factor 2014 Compare and contrast the official show stats with your own votes. X Factor 2014: Full reader voting stats Strictly Come Dancing's semi-final results show beats the final of the ITV series. X Factor final is lowest-rated since 2004 Stephen Belafonte slams rumours he was involved in a domestic violence incident. Mel B husband denies assault rumours A new X Factor champion has been crowned - we gather reactions! X Factor: The best reactions to finale We present all the best photos of Fleur East and Ben Haenow going for glory. X Factor finale: All the best photos Simon Cowell reveals that Ben Haenow has already reached number three on iTunes chart. Cowell: 'Ben's single already at number 3' Ben Haenow received 57.2% of vote in Sunday's (December 14) final. X Factor 2014: Full voting stats revealed Let us know if you support this year's X Factor winner. X Factor: Did Ben Haenow deserve to win? X Factor winner was announced during Sunday's live finale at Wembley. Ben Haenow wins X Factor 2014 Find out how night two of the finale went down with the judges. X Factor final: What did the judges say? Mel B says the doctors and nurses took great care of her in hospital. X Factor: Mel B thanks hospital staff There are two Overs in The X Factor final. And no, we can't believe it either. The X Factor Final Live Blog: As it happened The judge has been discharged from hospital and deemed well enough to return. X Factor: Mel B will return for Grand Finale More than five thousand of you voted Fleur East as the best act of the final. X Factor final: Fleur tops reader poll The One Direction singer recovers from illness in time to perform on the final. Louis Tomlinson to perform on X Factor Digital Spy brings you the best of tonight's (December 14) TV picks. What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks X Factor brings back Wagner, Chloe Jasmine and more for comedic medley. See Wagner, Chloe Jasmine back on X Factor We present all the best photos of Fleur East, Ben Haenow and Andrea Faustini. X Factor: All the best pictures Solo performances, duets and a so-called 'Greatest Hits' show - we have reactions! X Factor Final: Best reactions to Night 1 Find out how night one of the finale went down with the judges. The X Factor: What did the judges say? Fleur East and Ben Haenow become the final two contestants vying for glory. The X Factor: Andrea Faustini eliminated Fleur, Andrea and Ben each perform with a global star for the Wembley crowd. Who joined the X Factor finalists for duets? Andrea, Ben and Fleur have done all they can. Who sang best tonight? The X Factor final poll: Who sang best? It's time to face... the fact it's nearly Christmas. X Factor final: Live blog - As it happened The judge also expresses sadness that Mel B won't be attending the X Factor final. Cheryl hits out at Mel B feud reports Over 37,000 readers take part in poll ahead of tonight's live final. X Factor: Fleur is readers' tip to win Tulisa is deemed the "natural choice" to replace Mel B for the final. X Factor: Tulisa steps in for ill Mel B Andrea, Ben and Fleur are preparing for the X Factor final - and we have pictures. X Factor: A sneak peek at rehearsals Everything you need to know about X Factor hopeful Fleur East. X Factor 2014 finalist: Fleur East Everything you need to know about X Factor hopeful Andrea. X Factor 2014 finalist: Andrea Faustini