X-Factor winner Ben Haenow excites the crowd at first Bents Park gig of the summer season

Fans of the X-Factor were given a rare treat when three of its stars took to the Bents Park stage.

Ben Haenow was the first of the X-Factor singers to entertain the crowds at the Bents Park.

Thousands gathered at the seafront venue as the first of the summer concerts were launched.

And the X-Factor winner didn't fail to disappoint his fans, as they joined in with his number one single 'Something I need.'