Bailey triumphed over Nicholas McDonald to win the singing competition in tonight’s live final held at Wembley Arena.
I can’t believe this. I’m so grateful to everybody. I really am appreciative, thank you. – Bailey
The finalists performed two songs each on tonight’s show – the first being their favourite song of the series – with Bailey opting for Jennifer Rush’s The Power Of Love and McDonald performing Sarah McLachlan’s Angel.
They later took to the stage with their potential winners singles with Bailey singing Demi Lovato’s Skyscraper and McDonald performing Five for Fighting’s Superman.
If I was going to get beaten by anybody it was going to be Sam. Sam is a hard one to beat, but I just want to say thank you to every single person who has voted for me week in and week out. – McDonald
The X Factor will return to ITV next Summer.