English singer and X Factor winner James Arthur credits a surprising source for his success... his mother.
According to Arthur, he only competed in the X Factor because he needed a loan from his mom.
Thankfully - for all of us - she had a condition: he had to try out for the show.
"I went, I sang, and the rest, they say, is history."
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