'X Factor' final, Little Mix win, Westlife last performance - pictures
A girlband won the show for the first time ever, there were plenty of tears and Louis Walsh dug out his best Hugh Hefner-esque dinner jacket especially for the occasion.
Simon Cowell in his LA mansion approved of the final result and after a barnstorming 'Don't Let Go (Love)' and first play of Little Mix's winner's single, a cover of Damien Rice's 'Canonball', who can blame him? The X Factor looks like it has some potential superstars on its hands.
Look back at Sunday evening's two-hour entertainment extravaganza in our gallery below:
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