Scottish singer who was the runner-up on the tenth season of the UK television show The X Factor.
He signed with RCA Records after appearing on The X Factor and recorded his debut album.
Like him, Louis Tomlinson of the band One Direction also began his singing career by competing on the UK version of The X Factor.
He was born with the rare heart condition Long QT syndrome and almost died due to it when he was eight years old.
He was born to his parents, Eileen and Derek, in Wishaw and has two brothers and a sister.