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Joe McElderry's got the X Factor

Fans queue up for Joe McElderry


Fans of X Factor winner Joe McElderry queued up to catch a glimpse of him in his home town of South Shields on 16 December.

The singer was visiting the town to sign copies of his single The Climb for fans.


On the night of the final, fans of Joe waited anxiously for the result in The Old Ship pub in South Shields.


Students and lecturers at Newcastle College, where Joe was studying performing arts, were delighted at the result.


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