Jahmene Douglas is the latest of this year's X Factor contestants to sign a record deal - and QUELLE SHOCK, he's been snapped up by Sony.

Yep the Jammy Dodger joins winner James Arthur, Ella Henderson and Union J as an official Sony artist, with The X Factor twitter account announcing the news last night.

"@JahmeneDouglas and @Ella__Henderson have both signed for Sony. Congratulations!! #xfactor," read the tweet.

Jahmene was quick to show his excitement about his brand spanking new contact too, tweeting: "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."

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Well, Sony are building up quite the collection of awesome new artists, aren't they? Who do you reckon will be signing on the dotted line next?

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