The teenager from Cornwall triumphed over fellow finalists Jimmy Balito (also coached by Murs), Deana Walmsley and Bethzienna Williams (both mentored by Tom Jones). She bags herself a recording contract with Polydor Records and the release of her debut single – a cover of Lady Gaga’s A Star Is Born tune I’ll Never Love Again.
Murs took to the stage during the final, joining Hocking for a rendition of Simply Red’s Stars…
… before he and his act triumphed over runner-up Deana Walmsley. Delighted to win the competition – his first victory in his two years on the show – Murs posted an excited video with Molly in the moments after her name was read out:
But that wasn’t the end of his celebrations. Posing nude in his swivel chair – after the studio audience had gone home, thankfully – Murs took a photo and captioned it: “The Winner takes it off #teamolly #afterparty”.
Let’s hope someone gave that chair a clean after he hopped off.