Shayne Ward Returned to The X Factor After a Long Absence From The Music Scene

Shayne Ward

After A three year absence from the music scene, Shayne Ward returned to the X Factor on the Sunday Night Result show to promote his new single ‘Gotta Be Somebody’.

The 26 year old first came to the public attention when he auditioned for the X Factor in 2005. Shayne went on to win the series of the ITV show and became the second person to be crowned winner of the X Factor. He went on to have number one albums and singles in the UK and Ireland but until now, hasn’t released any new material since his second album Breathless stormed the charts in 2007.

After his performance on the night he told Dermot O’Leary:

‘I’m really proud to be back on the stage. I’ve missed the fans and the feel of the X Factor. This is the best platform in the world and I wish the contestants all the best.’

Check out his performance below: