Grace Davies and Rak-Su were the two remaining acts in the running to be crowned The X Factor victor 2017 tonight.
He also praised runner-up Davies, saying: "Congratulations to Grace who is really an outstanding, outstanding artist", ITV News reported.
The X Factor 2017 victor has been revealed in tonight's final results.
They will also be the first X Factor victor to release their own original track Dimelo as their winners single.
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Davy White, who was in Nicole Scherzinger's overs category, told Dermot O'Leary: "Thank you the United Kingdom for believing in me to put me on that stage".
Jamal said: "I just want to thank everyone at home, everyone here, all my friends and family who made this special, I'm speechless". Seven of the X Factor's previous 13 winners have secured it - Ben Haenow's Something I Need was the most recent, back in 2014.
Kevin, Grace Davies, and Rak-Su all performed Saturday evening in the first part of the final weekend.
Former Fugees star Jean said the boy band were "so incredible I had to jump on a plane to come represent for them, baby".
The winner's single proceeds will go to children's hospice charities Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase, who have been chosen to receive the funds from the single; Simon Cowell revealed on Saturday that he had donated £250,000 of his own money to the cause, and asked viewers to continue the contributions in order to get the total to £1 million. You can go to the website, donate whatever you can.