Shayne Ward
Shayne Ward
Contestant Profile
Birth Date 16 October 1984
'Age 33
Hometown Tameside, Greater Manchester, England
Occupation Former shop assistant


Category 16-24s
Mentor Louis Walsh
Placement Winner (1/12)
Shayne Thomas Ward (born October 16, 1984) is an English pop singer. He auditioned for Series 2 of The X Factor UK and made it all the way to the final as part of the 16-24s category mentored by Louis Walsh. Due to the eliminations of Phillip Magee, Chenai Zinyuku and Nicholas Dorsett, Ward is the only act left in his category. He became the winner of Series 2 of The X Factor defeating Andy Abraham from the Over 25s category mentored by Sharon Osbourne.



Shanye Ward

Episode Theme Song Result
Audition 1 Free choice "Sacrifice" Advanced
Bootcamp 1 Solo performance "Unchained Melody" Advanced
Bootcamp 2 Solo performance " I'll Be There" Advanced
Judges' houses Free choice "The Air That I Breathe" Advanced
Week 1 "Right Here Waiting" Safe
Week 2 "If You're Not the One" Safe
Week 3 "Summer of '69" Safe
Week 4 "You Make Me Feel Brand New" Safe
Week 5 "Cry Me a River" Safe
Week 6 "A Million Love Songs" Safe
Week 7 "I Believe in a Thing Called Love" Safe
Week 8 "Take Your Mama" Safe
"Careless Whisper"
Week 9: Semi final "If Tomorrow Never Comes" Safe
"Unchained Melody"
Week 10: Final Favourite performance "If You're Not the One" Winner
Christmas songs "When a Child Is Born"
"Over the Rainbow"
Winner's single "That's My Goal"
UK Series 2 Finalists
Addictiv LadiesAndy AbrahamBrenda EdwardsChenai ZinyukuChico Slimani4TuneJourney SouthMaria LawsonNicholas DorsettPhillip MageeShayne WardThe Conway Sisters
The X Factor UK Winners
Steve BrooksteinShayne WardLeona LewisLeon JacksonAlexandra BurkeJoe McElderryMatt CardleLittle MixJames ArthurSam BaileyBen HaenowLouisa JohnsonMatt TerryRak-Su