Rak-Su have been named the winners of the X Factor 2017.The Watford-based group beat Grace Davies in the final of the ITV singing competition – the first boy band to win the show since it started in 2004.Rak-Su thanked viewers for voting for them and their families, while mentor Simon Cowell hailed them as “stars”.Proceeds from Rak-Su’s new single Dimelo will go to children’s hospice charities Together For Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.
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The track, a duet with Wyclef Jean and Naughty Boy, was first performed during Saturday’s show.
X Factor judge Cowell also praised runner-up Grace Davies, describing her as “really an outstanding, outstanding artist”.The finalists performed several original songs during their appearances on X Factor, marking a change in the show’s approach this year.
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