This is what happened on the rest of the X Factor 2012: He won the show, his winner single became 3 best selling UK single in this decade. His winner single was the fastest selling single of this decade (Faster selling than Adele - Hello. In 2014 he was named best ever X Factor winner. He released an album (Including song Recovery)with SYCO record label - which was second on charts just behind Eminem. Later James and SYCO split up and later in 2015 James Arthur signed new record deal with Columbia Records. His Second Album (via Columbia Records) is set to come out this year(2016).