Joe has the X Factor

At the end of what was possibly the most controversial series ever, Joe is crowned the winner of The X Factor 2009.

In pictures - check out our gallery from the X Factor Final...

The final was a huge event with an impressive array of guests including past X Factor winners Leona Lewis and Alexandra Burke who performed with 2008's runners-up JLS.

Other guests on the show included George Michael who sung his Christmas single, 'December Song' and pop legend, Sir Paul McCartney who performed two classic hits - with the help/interferance of the final 12 in places.

Over 10 million votes were phoned in to the show over the last 24 hour but only one person could win and it was South Shields lad, Joe who was named the winner.

Joe started singing a few years ago after playing around on a karaoke machine. Since then, hes performed in a few local musicals and entered the North-East Music Means Life competition in 2008.  Now he has his own single release.

There was originally rumours that the winner's single might be Journey's 'Don't Stop Believin'', but it was later announced that the winner would be releasing a version of the Miley Cyrus track 'The Climb'.

Despite going top ten in the US and top 5 in Australia, the song stuck at No. 11 when it was released here earlier this year.  So, it's pretty much guaranteed to be a bigger hit for Joe.

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    Solo artwork
  2. 2
    I'll Be There artwork
  3. 3
    Leave a Light On artwork
  4. 4
    Shotgun artwork
  5. 5
    2002 artwork
  6. 6
    One Kiss artwork
  7. 7
    If You're Over Me artwork
  8. 8
    Flames artwork
  9. 9
    Familiar artwork
  10. 10
    Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B) artwork
  11. 11
    Rise artwork
  12. 12
    Back To You artwork
  13. 13
    No Tears Left To Cry artwork
  14. 14
    Girls artwork
  15. 15
    These Days (feat. Jess Glynne, Macklemore & Dan Caplen) artwork
  16. 16
    You Deserve Better artwork
  17. 17
    Better Now artwork
  18. 18
    Blue Lights artwork
  19. 19
    I Like It artwork
  20. 20
    Answerphone artwork
  21. 21
    First Time artwork
  22. 22
    In My Blood artwork
  23. 23
    Lullaby artwork
  24. 24
    Butterflies artwork
  25. 25
    This Is Me artwork
  26. 26
    Feel It Still artwork
  27. 27
    Nice For What artwork
  28. 28
    Jackie Chan artwork
  29. 29
    Freaky Friday artwork
  30. 30
    Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line) artwork
  31. 31
    German artwork
  32. 32
    Love Lies artwork
  33. 33
    Friends artwork
  34. 34
    The Middle artwork
  35. 35
    Bed (feat. Ariana Grande) artwork
  36. 36
    Paradise artwork
  37. 37
    Dance To This artwork
  38. 38
    God's Plan artwork
  39. 39
    Bad Vibe artwork
  40. 40
    For You artwork
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