The X Factor auditions in Manchester this week (June16) took a different turn when a man who auditioned with his girlfriend stunned the judges - Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinnger, Sharon Orsbourne and Louis Walsh - by proposing after their performance.

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After their audition, the man decided to pop the question to his unsuspecting girlfriend - and much to the surprise of the panel and the crowd.

"They told the judges they’ve only been together about six months but they moved in together after a few weeks," a source told Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper.

"It was all quite out of the blue at The X Factor, the man ended up proposing in front of the cameras and thankfully his girlfriend said yes."

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Hopefuls on this year's (16) series are going all out to impress the judges in the hope of making it through to the next stage of the ITV talent show.

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