'X Factor' Finalist Nicholas McDonald Reportedly Lands Record Deal

09/01/2014 15:37 | Updated 23 January 2014

Sam Bailey may have won the 'X Factor' but runner-up Nicholas McDonald has also now reportedly landed a record deal with Sony.

The Scottish 17-year-old, who won the heart of millions on the ITV singing contest, plans to start recording songs for his debut album straight away, The Scottish Sun reports.

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He has reportedly signed up to the RCA branch of Sony, which boasts superstars Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Pink and Justin Timberlake on its roster.

Meanwhile, show winner Sam has revealed she’d love to play the drums on her debut album.

The former prison officer plans to release her debut early next year.

"We’re hoping to get an album out for spring. On the album, I’m going to try to do things a little bit differently."

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