Leon Jackson
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 30 December 1988
'Age 29
Hometown Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland
Occupation Singer


Category Boys
Mentor Dannii Minogue
Placement Winner (1/12)
Leon Jackson (born December 30, 1988) is a Scottish jazz singer. He auditioned for Series 4 of The X Factor UK and made it all the way to the final as part of the Boys category mentored by Dannii Minogue. He became winner of Series 4 of The X Factor defeating Rhydian Roberts also from the Boys category.


Episode Theme Song Result
Audition Free choice "Home" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 "Lost" Advanced
Bootcamp 2 "Home" Advanced
Judges' houses Free choice "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" Advanced
Week 1 Number Ones "Can't Buy Me Love" Safe
Week 2 Film Themes "Home" Safe
Week 3 Big Band "Fly Me to the Moon" Safe
Week 4 21st Century Classics "Dancing in the Moonlight" Safe
Week 5 Disco "Relight My Fire" Safe
Week 6 Love Songs "You Don't Know Me" Safe
Week 7 British Classics "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" Safe
"The Long and Winding Road"
Week 8: Semi final Mentor's choice "The Very Thought of You" Safe
Contestants' choice "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)"
Week 9: Final Christmas Songs "White Christmas" Winner
Celebrity Duets "Better the Devil You Know" (with Kylie Minogue)
Song of the Series "You Don't Know Me"
Winner's single "When You Believe"
UK Series 4 Finalists
Alisha BennettAndy WilliamsBeverley TrotmanDaniel DeBourgEmily NakandaFutureproofHopeKimberley SouthwickLeon JacksonNiki EvansRhydian RobertsSame Difference
The X Factor UK Winners
Steve BrooksteinShayne WardLeona LewisLeon JacksonAlexandra BurkeJoe McElderryMatt CardleLittle MixJames ArthurSam BaileyBen HaenowLouisa JohnsonMatt TerryRak-Su