2012 ~ SAMANTHA JADE from Perth won the 4th season of the X FACTOR in Australia on the 20th November 2012. The 25 year old pint-sized singer’s recording dream finally came true when she beat Jason Owen and The Collective in the final. She had been dropped by several record labels before deciding to give it one last shot on The X Factor. Samantha Jade won a Sony Music recording contract and a management deal. Her first single “What You’ve Done To Me” was succesfully released.