Everyone else had their own ideas, but all I knew was what I didn't want." Since his time on the show, Grimshaw has relocated from Blackpool to London, and has spent two years writing and recording demos with various writers and producers.

The album has been recorded with songwriter/producer Jarrad Rogers, who has previously worked with the likes of Lana Del Rey and Tinchy Stryder.

Just look at the way their heads lean towards each other. If we had some sort of body language qualification we'd probably be allowed to say something like "The leaning of the faces towards each other suggests a deep intimacy shared between two men with a very strong, unbreakable bond of love."But we have no such thing, so we won't."He's a good friend of mine, I love the guy to bits - we're not in a relationship, obviously," Matt told us last year."He's a good mate of mine and an amazing singer, he lives just down the road."Watch how he smiles when we talk about Aiden at 5.45; WE LOVE THEM.

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I'd been given this opportunity and I didn't want to waste it.

But I had no idea what sort of music was really me.

On 3 June 2012, he released his debut single "Is This Love", which debuted at number 35 on the UK Singles Chart.

His debut album Misty Eye was released on 20 August 2012 and reached number 19 on the UK Albums Chart.

In live show 4 he sang a slower rendition of Michael Jackson's "Thriller".

Grimshaw sang "Nothing Compares 2 U" in week 5, and in week 6, Grimshaw sang "Rocket Man".

In fact, some of the messages posted on social networking sites are so filled with hatred that X Factor bosses are concerned for the 24-year-old's well being.

As of today there are more than 40 Facebook groups which hundreds of thousands of members have joined, that either ridicule Miss Waissel or campaign for her to be booted from the competition, with only a handful springing up in support of the singer.

Dannii Minogue selected Grimshaw as one of her three contestants to continue in the competition for the live shows.