Each of the finalists have recorded their own X Factor 2012 winner’s song, it’s been claimed today.
Bosses have decided to go back to the plan first used in 2010, with each of the potential winners set to release a different track, The Sun reports this morning.
Then, One Direction had recorded Forever Young, Cher Lloyd’s would have released Impossible, Rebecca Ferguson performed Distant Dreamer while eventual winner Matt Cardle released Many of Horror.
This year will see the same tactic used and it makes sense, with four very different acts remaining.
Only three of Union J, James Arthur, Jahmene Douglas and Christopher Maloney will make it to the final in Manchester next month, and only the top two will get to perform their song.
It was confirmed yestrday that this year’s X Factor winner’s single will be in aid of children’s charity Together for Short lives.
The song will be available to download once The X Factor winner is crowned on the 9TH December.
Syco will donate 100% of its profits from the sale of each CD single and download to Together for Short Lives (Registered Charity No: 1144022). This is expected to be at least £1 for each CD and 20p for each download.
Simon Cowell, who has worked closely with Together For Short Lives for many years, said: “Together for Short Lives is such an inspiring and important charity for so many kids and their families who really need help and support.
“These hospices are really happy and positive places and are a complete lifeline for so many families. Having worked with this charity for many years I have been able to see first hand how they have impacted so many lives, and I’m delighted that The X Factor’s winner single sales will go directly to helping them.”
The X Factor 2012 continues this weekend on ITV1 and ITV1HD with the final four acts singing songs that they hope will get them into the final.
On Sunday’s results show, one more act get the axe and there will be performances from Pink and Tulisa.