The X Factor 2012 final result – live blog

Join Jack Seale as he watches the finale of this year's epic contest


And the winner is… NICOLE SCHERZINGER! But which of her two boys will take the crown? Screaming love god James Arthur or spiritual lamb shank Jahmene Douglas?


Join me from 7.40pm or thereabouts as I watch this programme, make comments on it, and accept your remarks for consideration also. 


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