Rebecca Ferguson is good news for Marcus Collins

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This weekend Little Mix became the first ever group to win The X Factor! Congratulations!

Sadly there can’t be more than one winner and Marcus Collins just missed out on the title. However, if Rebecca Ferguson is anything to go by, it looks like being a runner up isn’t necessarily a bad thing!

Rebecca Ferguson has just been named as the most successful contestant of 2010 after her debut album Heaven had almost three times the amount of pre-orders as winner Matt Cardle’s album!

In fact, X Factor runners up seem to always be in for an exciting future – just look at Olly Murs, JLS and One Direction!

And we’re pretty sure Marcus is going to add to that list very soon!

Here’s Rebecca Ferguson’s debut single Nothing Real But Love: