Aiden Grimshaw, 22, is a singer-songwriter. He auditioned with "Gold Digger" by Kanye West, prompting Cowell to say "Now that's what I call a pop star!". He then auditioned with "This Year's Love" by David Gray during Boot Camp wowing the judges again, helping him get through to the final 32, and making it through to judge houses where he performed "Cannonball" by Damien Rice to mentor Dannii Minogue and Natalie Imbruglia making him one of the three boys in the 2010 edition of The X Factor. He controversially finished 9th.
His debut single was released 3rd June 2012, entitled "Is This Love?", reaching #35 in the UK charts. His debut album, "Misty Eye" was released on 20th August 2012, reaching #19 in the UK charts