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The X Factor: Series 9 - Final (Result)

Jahmene and James both perform twice including the song they will release should they win the competition. One Direction, Emeli Sandé and Rihanna all perform live on stage. Dermot reveals that James has been crowned this year's winner.

Episode Info

Episode number: 9x31
Airdate: Sunday December 09th, 2012
Special Airtime: 07:40 pm
Special Runtime: 120 Minutes

Director: Phil Heyes

  • Currently 7/10
7/10 (1 Vote cast)
Guest Stars
Caroline Flack
As Herself
Emeli Sandé
As Herself
One Direction
As Themselves
As Herself
Rio Ferdinand
As Himself

Co-Guest Stars
Peter Dickson
voiced Announcer
Main Cast
Louis Walsh
As Judge
Gary Barlow
As Judge


With Christopher Maloney sent home last night, the Finals conclude tonight with James Arthur and Jahmene Douglas competing for the prize of 100,000 and a recording contract. Emeli Sande, One Direction and Rihanna are going to be performing tonight as well. Dermott O’Leary comes out and welcomes the crowd. The X Factor Finalists of the season come out and sing a Christmas Medley. ..

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Episode Notes
Final Vote Result

James Arthur 53.7%

Jahmene Douglas 38.9%

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Emeli SandéClown 
Jahméne DouglasLet It Be 
Jahméne DouglasAngels 
James ArthurImpossible 
James ArthurLet's Get It On 
One DirectionKiss You 

Episode Quotes
Jahmene: It's not just about winning the competition, it's winning a life!

Louis: (about Jahmene) So you have so much soul and passion, you were born to sing and not be in a supermarket!

James: Winning the competition would be without a doubt the ultimate achievement!

Tulisa: (to James) You are an inspirer, you deserve to win this competition!

Warning: The X Factor season 9 episode 31 guide may contain spoilers
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