He was among the front-runners all season long and, last night, Tate Stevens took his place among reality show singing champions, snagging the $5 million prize offered each year to The X Factor winner.

"My next dream is to make this album and be able to tour and live that life - do what I love doing," Stevens told reporters after the show. "I love entertaining people, I love performing for people and I'm finally getting the chance."

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A dozen contestants may remain on The X Factor, but only two elderly men.

Indeed, it's down to Tate Stevens (who sat atop the first-ever X Factor Power Rankings last Thursday) and Vino Alan.

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