Emeli Sande Backs James Arthur For The X Factor Win After Duet With Labrinth - Video

The 'Next To Me' singer says James is already a "complete artist" after only three weeks.

Emeli Sande has backed The X Factor UK contestant James Arthur as a potential winner on this year's series of the ITV1 show.

The Scottish singer-songwriter joined Labrinth on stage at the results show on Sunday (21st October) for a performance of their new single 'Beneath Your Beautiful' , and revealed after that she is backing the young singer for the win.

"He's already a complete artist!" Emeli told the Daily Star this week, before swing she always loves performing on the popular weekend talent show: "It's always a hyper buzz singing on The X Factor."

Nicole Scherzinger's contestant James Arthur received universal praise over the weekend for his acoustic guitar performance of LMFAO's 'Sexy And I Know It', with Gary branding it the performance of the series.

This week saw Emeli picked up the award for Best Solo Artist at the Q Awards in central London, as well as announcing a brand new UK and Ireland tour.

Labrinth is preparing to release 'Beneath Your Beautiful' as the latest single from his album 'Electronic Earth', which has already spawned huge singles like 'Earthquake' and 'Last Time'.

Emeli Sande will begin her new UK tour in March 2013.

Watch Emeli Sande and Labrinth's duet of 'Beneath Your Beautiful' on The X Factor UK below: