Updated: 03:39 EST, 12 December 2011
Little Mix last night created X Aspect history as they became the very first group ever to win the ITV talent show.
Jesy Nelson, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall beat fellow finalist Marcus Collins at the final hurdle to take residence the crown right after a series of stunning performances on the final show.
Screaming with delight as they were told they had won the show, the girls burst into tears before speaking to host Dermot O'Leary.
They've completed it! Small Mix beat Marcus Collins to take household the X Issue crown
Hitting the jackpot: Little Mix will be even extra stunned when they realise they're set to make eight million just after winning the X Factor
Stunned: The girls, and their mentor Tulisa Contostavlos, struggled to include their feelings as the result was announced
The quartet struggled to handle their emotions as they had been crowned the winners, with Leigh-Anne telling Dermot: 'Oh my gosh, wow!'
Jesy added: 'This is by no means going to sink in. We can in no way thank the public sufficient for voting for us.'
Tulisa, who burst into tears when the news was announced, added later: 'I believe I wanted them to win additional than they did.'
Nerves: The girls and their fellow finalist Marcus Collins awaited the news of the outcome
Overcome: Jade and Tulisa started screaming when the final results have been announced
Congratulations: The girls hugged runner-up Marcus as his mentor Gary applauded them
Simon Cowell, who has been absent from this year's panel, was also swift to congratulate the girls, writing on his Twitter web page: 'Congratulations to @LIttleMixOffic . And Paula as you can see, groups can win this show! I was actually hoping a group would win this year. @OfficialTulisa has performed a great job. These girls could be stars.'
Small Mix have now released their cover of Damien Rice's Cannonball as their winner's single, and are hoping to clinch the coveted Christmas number a single spot with the track.
Winner's single: Little Mix's Cannonball is out now
Irish singer Rice reached number 32 on the UK Singles Chart back in 2003 with Cannonball, the second single from his debut album O. Rice then re-released the track in 2004, hitting quantity 19 in the UK and 21 in Ireland.
Having said that, a lot of fans took to Twitter prior to the benefits had been announced to speculate that the selection had currently been created, soon after the Marks and Spencer Christmas advert featured Little Mix at the end alternatively of Amelia Lily, who had featured at the finish just before.
One fan tweeted: 'Well its apparent small mix had been gonna win , they have been the ones at the end of the marks and spencer advert.'
Whilst a further added: 'How can Marks and Spencer's know that tiny mix have won before we do?'
The show started with the two finalists trying to overcome their nerves about who would be named the winner, with Marcus saying: 'A couple a lot more performances now and a single of us is going to be crowned the winner. It is wonderful.'
Little Mix added: 'We truly want to do well, we genuinely want to win!'
The last time a girl group had such accomplishment on a reality show was when Girls Aloud had been created on Popstars: The Rivals back in 2002.
Teary: Small Mix pose up with Tulisa after they were announced as the winners
Repair issue? Fans took to Twitter to speculate that the selection had been produced before the outcomes have been announced soon after the Marks and Spencer advert featured Little Mix on the end
Host Dermot O'Leary looked dapper in his black tuxedo as he created his way to the stage to introduce the evening's show, although he decided to leave the dance moves following final night's opening medley.
Dermot then introduced the X Factor judges, Kelly Rowland, Louis Walsh, Tulisa Contostavlos and Gary Barlow.
Creating a grand entrance on an elevated platform, Gary and Louis had to aid Tulsa off the platform as her fitted fishtail dress produced it extremely complicated for her to stroll.
Judgement day: The judges make their way to the stage for the final time
Finalists: Little Mix and Marcus Collins fought it out for the X Factor crown
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Kelly, meanwhile, looked beautiful in a pretty gold dress with a brief from and long train back.
Marcus and Little Mix then kicked off the finalists' efficiency of Rihanna and Calvin Harris' We Identified Adore, ahead of they have been joined on stage by some other familiar faces.
They then mashed-up We Located Love with Sweat, Shuffling, Jennifer Lopez' On The Floor as The Risk, Nu Vibe, Two Footwear, Misha B, Janet Devlin, Sophie Habibis and Goldie Cheung strutted their stuff.
Blondes have much more enjoyable: Amelia Lily and Kitty Brucknell seemed to be enjoying the functionality
Familiar faces: Craig Colton, 2 Footwear and Sophie Habibis returned for another performance
Johnny Robinson and Sami Brookes then kicked off Moves Like Jagger, joined by Craig Colton, prior to Kitty Brucknell stood o the judges table as she belted out Lady Gaga's The Edge Of Glory, joined by Amelia Lily, who narrowly missed out on a place in the final show.
Noticeably absent, having said that, was Frankie Cocozza, who dropped out of the show following allegations of drug taking.
The solo performances had been kicked off by Marcus, who decided to sing his favourite track of the series, Higher and Greater.
Highly effective in pink: Marcus donned his favourite pink shirt and jacket to after once more perform Higher and Greater
So proud: Marcus' mentor Gary mentioned he couldn't be additional proud of the Liverpudlian
Explaining his choice, Marcus mentioned: 'Performing larger and higher was a actual moment for me on the show, it was one particular of my favourite performances on the entire series.
'It's such an significant song to me, it offers me such a increase every time I hear it.'
Marcus added: 'I often knew I wanted to be a singer, even when I was younger. It would imply so substantially to me if I could win The X Element - I never want my dreams dashed at the last minute.'
Scenic: Marcus was accompanied by a complete gospel choir for his functionality
Standing ovation: Gary was swift to stand up and applaud Marcus immediately after his song
Right after his efficiency, Louis mentioned: 'Marcus, you are a born tiny pop star. soulful, likeable, awesome - you have got it all.'
Tulisa stated: 'That is your ideal song of the series and I predict a very bright future for you, properly done.'
A clearly excitable Kelly added: 'First of all, you lifted this crowd this evening higher and higher. And I hope you have enjoyed every single minute of the time you were right here and I hope you know how bright and significant your future is. I'm so in enjoy with you and I'm so pleased you got this far.'
Giving it their all: Tiny Mix chose to perform Do not Let Go once more
Songbirds: Jesy and Jade couldn't control their excitement as they belted out the track for fans
And mentor Gary stated: 'Once once more effectively done and congrats on one more remarkable functionality. In the history of The X Factor I can not try to remember a finalist or a winner who requires hold of the stage like you do and shines even amongst 40 people today.'
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Subsequent up was Tiny Mix, who sang Don't Let Go.
Speaking about why they had chosen to sing that song, Leigh-Anne mentioned: 'When we performed that for the first time, we felt like we came collectively as a group.'
Unbelievable: The girls looked overwhelmed by the comments from the X Factor judges immediately after the performance
Mixed emotions: Tulisa could not stop smiling immediately after their rendition of the track, although Kelly was decreased to tears
Jesy added: 'It was so exciting but it nonetheless felt powerful at the identical time. We are so excited to be given the chance to sing this song again.'
And Leigh-Anne mentioned: 'To do it in front of thousands of people today at Wembley, the adrenaline is going to make us sing it even far better.'
Wearing attractive monochrome outfits, the girls burst out of the stage on springboards ahead of going straight into the highly effective track.
Following their efficiency, Louis mentioned: 'I'm going to predict Tulisa that this time subsequent year, this is going to be the most significant girl group in the UK by a mile. Girls, remarkable, but you have to have the votes!'
Feeling festive? Marcus Collins began the Christmas songs with a rendition of Wham!'s Final Christmas
Delighted: Marcus mentioned he completely enjoyed the overall performance
An emotional Kelly mentioned: 'I'm sorry I'm crying but I'm just so happy for y'all because I recall exactly where you began. I really like you guys, congratulations.'
Gary added: 'I'm so content tonight that you came back with that song, excellent efficiency, effectively completed.'
And Tulisa stated: 'Girls, wonderful. I want to thank absolutely everyone at home who picked up the phone and kpet you in every single week. You picked up the telephone simply because you wanted them to win so these votes meant nothing at all unless you choose up the telephone appropriate now. Vote for Little Mix!'
Next up, Marcus and Small Mix took to the stage when much more to execute their choice of festive classics.
Marcus was initial with a cover of Wham!'s Final Christmas, encouraging the audience to sing along as he worked the stage in his checked 3-piece suit.
Breaking it down: Tiny Mix kept it very simple with their performance of Silent Evening
Personalised: Small Mix wore jumpers printed with their names for the festive track
Afterwards, Louis mentioned: 'Every week you bring some thing new and you are normally pleased, you happen to be normally smiling and you are usually grateful - you happen to be function ethic is remarkable.'
Tulisa stated: 'This has been such a long journey for the contestants, for the judges. I think we've been so caught up in it that we forgot It's Christmas! But you reminded us.'
The Small Mix-ican: 1 fan with a specially produced Little Mix pizza
Kelly added: 'What a great early Christmas present, ho ho ho. Marcus, I just like you and I'm so delighted for you after once again. Congratulations.'
And Gary mentioned: 'I'm going to do a thing I haven't carried out all series and I'm going to ask the complete nation to vote for you tonight. I cannot tell you what a pleasure it has been to function with you, it has produced the series for me.'
Next up was Tiny Mix, performing Silent Evening, showcasing their amazing vocal talents with the stunning track.
Following their performance, Louis stated: 'Girls, after that performance, we know we've got anything particular. We have 4 lead singers ina girl band and that hasn't happened for a lengthy time just before. It really is practically like you have been meant to be with each other - it just functions. Small Mix, huge future!'
And Kelly said: 'You girls sounded so wonderful on that record. Merry fricking Christmas. And I enjoy your sweaters!'
Gary stated: 'Simple, lovely, emotional and extremely Christmassy.'
And Tulisa mentioned: 'Girls, i have quite substantially said all I can say but I just want to say once more how proud of you I am from the bottom of my heart. You have carried out so well and who says that a girl group cannot win the X Element - I think you can do it.'
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Dermot then asked the judges what their personal highlights of the series were.
Louis mentioned: 'Working with these 3 judges has been astounding. But Johnny and Kitty each and every week brought one thing new so I have to - - say my highlight was Johny and Kitty.'
Tulisa stated: 'My highlight was every single week, the benefits show seeing Little Mix get via.'
And Kelly said: 'Being a mentor to such unbelievable talent is amazing.'
Gary concluded: 'I wanted to place a musical stamp on this show and then a Chinese lady called Goldie Cheung put her leg about my neck and I thought, what am I undertaking right here?'
Is this the winners' single? Marcus performs Damien Rice's Cannonball
Emotional: Marcus gets a hug from presenter Dermot O'Leary soon after the overall performance
The initially guest performance came from Westlife, who have been performing for the final time on tv as the group just after announcing earlier this year that they would be splitting following a farewell tour.
Then it was time for each acts to perform Cannonball, the winner's single.
Marcus was up initial, with Louis saying afterwards: 'Another highly effective vocal performance. If I was looking for the fantastic pop star I would get you. All you need to have now is votes.'
Assistance: Robbie Williams and Marcus's mum Tracy sent video messages of assistance to the Liverpudlian ahead of the final results announcement
Tulisa stated: 'You seriously do have all the things - the voice, the star excellent, the personality and one of the most lovely smiles I have ever noticed.'
Kelly said: 'That was such a stunning, emotional efficiency tonight and I can tell how terrible you want this and I want this for you.'
And Gary said: 'Congratulations, what a efficiency that was. I would under no circumstances have picked that song for you but you sing it so beautifully.'
Acquiring some assistance in video messages from his loved ones, Robbie Williams stated: 'Marcus, you are amazing and you are going to be an awesome artist.'
Stripping it back: Small Mix kept it simple with their more acoustic method to Cannonball
Emotional: Tulisa was reduced to tears by Small Mix's final performance
His mother Tracy was also noticed saying: 'I just wanted to say how very proud of you I am. Who would have believed you would be standing right here in the final. You're my little boy and I do hope that that small boy goes on to develop into a really significant star simply because you deserve it.'
Then it was the turn of Small Mix to perform Cannonball, going for a extra acoustic strategy with the track.
With all the girls struggling to control their emotions, Louis said: 'Well girls, we're all getting emotional is due to the fact 4 tiny pop princesses have been born. We have to have some girl energy, you deserve the votes.'
Stunned: The girls watch as they get messages of help from family members and friends
Popular faces: This Morning's Holly Willoughby said she was backing Little Mix to win
Kelly stated: 'Ladies, congratulations. Considering about how far you have come, appear at how dynamic you are collectively.'
Gary stated: 'Well done, you twisted this song and made into a Small Mix song which is difficult to do.'
And Tulisa mentioned: 'Jade, you are the most adorable particular person I have ever known, Jesy, you are inspiring, Leigh-Anne, you remind me of myself years ago and Perrie, you were born a star.'
Tears all around: The girls struggled to manage their feelings just after seeing the messages
The girls had been then shown messages of support from their family and pals, as effectively as celebrity fans including Holly Willoughby and Jessie J.
The next guest efficiency came from Coldplay, who performed their single Charlie Brown, before going into Paradise.
Frontman Chris Martin wore a casual blue T-shirt as the group belted out their songs to a psychedelic backdrop, a great deal to the delight of the fans.
Asked if they have been fans of the show, Martin said: 'We enjoy the show, we're so happy to be on it, it is terrific.'
Psychedelic: Coldplay performed to a backdrop of bright colours as they belted out their songs
Sweaty: Martin said his suggestions to contestants was not to get as sweaty as he did