XFactor: One Direction are most in demand act

One Direction

One Direction are the most in demand X Factor act, it has been revealed.

Despite the fact that the boys only finished in third spot, the boys top the list of acts music fans want to see

And in more news that proves winning means nothing, runners up JLS and Olly Murs are in second and third spots respectively.

Alexandra Burke is the first winner to appear on the list in fourth place, with Leona Lewis in fifth the league table complied by marketplace Viagogo.

But One Direction's lead is so massive, they're outselling all of the others combined.

The Top 5 X Factor acts for 2012:

1. One Direction

2. JLS

3. Olly Murs

4. Alexandra Burke

5. Leona Lewis

Viagogo's Edward Parkinson said: “Although One Direction came third in the contest in 2010, they were the most in-demand act of 2012.

"[This year’s] finalists James Arthur, Jahmene Douglas and Christopher Maloney can take heart in the fact that, when it comes to the X Factor final, winning isn’t everything - three of the top five most successful X Factor artists ever were runners-up in the competition.”

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