XFactor 2012: Jahmene Douglas signs to Sony Music

Jahmene Douglas (X Factor 2012)

Jahmene Douglas has become the latest X Factor 2012 contestant to get a record deal.

Runner up Jahmene follows winner James Arthur, Union J and Ella Henderson in being signed to Sony Music.

The official Twitter account revealed this morning: "@JahmeneDouglas and @Ella__Henderson have both signed for Sony. Congratulations!! #xfactor."

Jahmene later confirmed the news, tweeting himself: "Just announced on @reallorraine that I'm now signed to SONY. God is good 🙂 thank you all for getting me to where I am ! #muchlove ! xx"

He added: "Eeek .. My excitement always takes time to kick in :-p but I think it's slowly slipping in just what's in store for me 🙂 woooo xx."

Union J previously revealed they would be signing a deal this week before Christmas.

The group's lead singer Jaymi said: "It’s been a crazy week, the dream was to get a record deal and now we’ve got a deal.”

Meanwhile, speaking about her planned debut album at the weekend, Ella said: “Hopefully this time next year I’ll show people why I’m here.”

She continued: “I’m so excited to go into the studio and do what I’ve always wanted to do.

“I’ve written stuff already but I can’t wait to write new stuff. I’ve not written all the way through the period I was on The X Factor and it unlocked so many emotions I’ve never experienced before, it’s going to be very exciting.”

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