X Factor 2011: Craig Colton sent home after first deadlock of the series

Heartbroken Craig Colton sent home after first deadlock of the series on the X Factor

“I”ve done myself proud”: Heartbroken Craig Colton was voted off the X Factor tonight in the first deadlock result of the series

Nerves: After the judges could not decide on who to send home, Dermot revealed that the 22-year-old had received the lowest number of public votes behind Amelia Lily

Nerves: After the judges could not decide on who to send home, Dermot revealed that the 22-year-old had received the lowest number of public votes behind Amelia Lily

Sad to go: Craig said he had

Sad to go: Craig said he had “done myself proud” and that the last few months had been the best of his life

Battle of the voices: Craig sang a ballad of Will You Love Me Tomorrow, while Amelia belted out You And I by Lady Gaga Battle of the voices: Craig sang a ballad of Will You Love Me Tomorrow, while Amelia belted out You And I by Lady Gaga

Battle of the voices: Craig sang a ballad of Will You Love Me Tomorrow, while Amelia belted out You And I by Lady Gaga

Tactical critique: Gary was scathing in his review of the sing-off, saying

Tactical critique: Gary was scathing in his review of the sing-off, saying “Amelia I feel like you shouted your way through that, while Craig was understated and gorgeous”

Turn of events: Misha B was the first contestant to be put through after weeks in the bottom two

Turn of events: Misha B was the first contestant to be put through after weeks in the bottom two

Hot favourites: Little Mix quickly followed after a stand-out performance last night

Hot favourites: Little Mix quickly followed after a stand-out performance last night

Racy and lacy: Kelly showed off plenty of cleavage in a metallic blue and green frock, while Tulisa wore an aquamarine lace number with blue heels Racy and lacy: Kelly showed off plenty of cleavage in a metallic blue and green frock, while Tulisa wore an aquamarine lace number with blue heels

Racy and lacy: Kelly showed off plenty of cleavage in a metallic blue and green frock, while Tulisa wore an aquamarine lace number with blue heels

Getting serious: Gary is down to his last contestant going into the quarter-finals, while Kelly remains with three girls, and Tulisa has her one remaining group

Getting serious: Gary is down to his last contestant going into the quarter-finals, while Kelly remains with three girls, and Tulisa has her one remaining group

Superstar: Bryan Adams joined the finalist to sing his Mel C duet When You

Superstar: Bryan Adams joined the finalist to sing his Mel C duet When You”re Gone, and nominated Amelia Lily as his favourite

Returning home: Last year

Returning home: Last year”s runner-up Rebecca Ferguson performed her debut single Nothing”s Real But Love

Superstar: Rihanna belted out her number one hit single We Found Love

Superstar: Rihanna belted out her number one hit single We Found Love