James Arthur to perform on X Factor semi-final

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 24 October 2013
James Arthur

James Arthur

James Arthur will perform on the 'The X Factor' live semi-finals for the first time since winning the talent competition last year

James Arthur will make a return to 'The X Factor' to debut his new single.

The 'You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You' hitmaker will perform on the ITV show for the first time since winning the talent competition last year to unveil a new track during the live semi finals in December.

James exclusively told BANG Showbiz: "I'm performing my second single on the show in December, during the semi-finals."

The song is yet to be confirmed, but it will be released as the second single from his self-titled debut album released on November 4.

James - who was mentored by judge Nicole Scherzinger - says he is still proud to be associated with 'The X Factor' and credits the show for helping to launch new talent.

The 25-year-old singer added: "I love it to death; if I was to be associated with it for the rest of my career I would absolutely have no problem with it, as that seems the only way to launch artists these days."

James is hot on the heels of New Zealand pop-star Lorde in a bid to land his second UK number one as he is just 7,000 copies behind her in the UK Official Top 40 midweek chart.

James Arthur

The singer and winner of the ninth series of The X Factor takes his 'The Story So Far' tour on the road.

Bournemouth International Centre

Thu 30 Nov

£32.45–£43.45 / 0844 576 3000

Genting Arena, Birmingham

Sat 25 Nov

£33.35–£44.35 / 0844 338 8000

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Thu 23 Nov

£29.50–£39.50 / 02920 224488

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