PICTURES! Tonight's X Factor 2013 results - Luke Friend leaves!

Here's a picture recap of tonight's X Factor 2013 results, as Luke Friend left in third place.

This evening saw the final three - Luke, Nicholas McDonald and Sam Bailey - singing live from Wembley Arena.

The trio sung twice for viewers, including a special celebrity duet that saw Westlife's Shane Filan, Nicole Scherzinger and Ellie Goulding all on stage.

Lines opened at the top of the show and were frozen at the very end, as host Dermot O'Leary announced that Luke had received the fewest votes and would be leaving the competition in third place in tonight's X Factor final results.

The teenager, who this evening performed on stage alongside Ellie Goudling, said: "It was absolutely mental. Everyone thought I was the underdog but I got here. I'm going to keep on writing music."

Luke's mentor Louis Walsh added: "He's got something unique, he's going to have an amazing career, watch this space!"

The X Factor 2013 final continues tomorrow night on ITV from 7:30PM, featuring performances from Gary Barlow, Elton John, Katy Perry and One Direction.

Browse pictures of tonight's X Factor 2013 final results below...

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