Weekend music TV round-up: Rak-Su win The X Factor 2017

Weekend music TV round-up: Rak-Su win The X Factor 2017

Rak-Su have been crowned winners of the 14th series of The X Factor. 

The quartet, mentored by judge Simon Cowell, received 51.7% of the vote to defeat singer Grace Davies (40.1%) in last night's final. Kevin Davy White exited on Saturday with just 8.2%.

They become only the second group (and first boy band) to take the honour, following in the footsteps of 2011 winners Little Mix, who also performed during the final at London's Excel Centre. The week-by-week stats can be viewed here

Rak-Su were joined by Naughty Boy and Wyclef Jean for a performance of their original track Dimelo, the Winners' Duet, which is now available to download and stream. All proceeds are in aid of children’s hospice charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.

Little Mix & CNCO, Pink and Sam Smith were the musical guests during last night's show, with Pete Tong & Heritage Orchestra Ft. Becky Hill, Pretty Much and Louis Tomlinson performing on Saturday night.

The penultimate episode of the first series of BBC One's Sounds Like Friday Night was guest hosted by Paloma Faith, who performed two songs - Guilty and I'll Be Gentle. Meanwhile, Rita Ora sang her No.2 hit Anywhere, Royal Blood, who composed the SLFN theme tune, played How Did We Get So Dark? and Sigrid performed Strangers. Faith was also a guest on Channel 4's Sunday Brunch, on which she sang Crybaby.

Dua Lipa is lined up to co-host the series finale on Friday, which is also set to feature Kasabian, Rag'N'Bone Man and Raye. 

On this week's Strictly Come Dancing meanwhile, the musical guests were the Leading Ladies: Beverley Knight, Amber Riley and Cassidy Janson.

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